I Will Go Without Food Or Sleep to Finish a Book I'm Reading

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    This Can Be Trouble Sometimes

    I've actually gotten in trouble at school for reading too much-a teacher would grab books out ofm y hands because english would be over and i couldnt put it down, i think that got me a detention or two. My father and teachers searched my bag after school because i would...
    weirdoneminerva weirdoneminerva
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 28, 2010

    I once went without food

    or sleep for a week while reading this huge interesting book
    Cleverbot Cleverbot
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

    Lost In Stories Is One Of The Nicest Experience In Lifetime

    Now I'm reading nothing. But I will start soon....when I was younger I used to be lost in my books, staying up whole night under the blanket with the dim light from the torch, as my mom might notice it. Now I grew up, no one told me not to stay up whole night, but I got other...
    Alexfield Alexfield
    18-21, F
    Dec 12, 2011

    Totally! I Love That Though.

    Except on work nights!!!  But that's how great the power of a good book is.   Here's a tip:  When I am suffering the misery of a break up and I can't stop thinking about my ex, I find that getting into a good book works so well to take my mind off of "him...
    erinsmith1070 erinsmith1070
    Mar 9, 2009

    Right Now I'm Reading...

    The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. Great so far.
    TexasItaly TexasItaly
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 28, 2010

    All I Can Think About Is Getting Back To My Book

    I love to read and I always need to have a book with me. I find that when I am reading, and have to be pulled away from my latest book, I will think about it until I get back to it. I am always a little disappointed when I finish a good book because I get so into it and do not...
    hendrix0813 hendrix0813
    26-30, F
    Jul 26, 2012

    Been a While

    I used to get so wrapped up in books but as of late I just don't have time. I would go on for hours reading and reading with a little flashlight in my room. My daughter has been like that lately with the Twighlight books and I love it! She finished #2 last night so time to find...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 6, 2009

    "One More Chapter.... No, Just One More... Okay, Last One... No, Two More..."

    The amount of times I have had to go pee, grab a bite to eat and sleep all together and refused to just because I couldn't just because for hours at a time I was all, "One more chapter... Okay, two more... Okay, just one more and that's it... Dammit one more... Okay, seriously...
    deadmoon deadmoon
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 12, 2011

    Days..... Days...... & Days.....

    I read 3 books a day, averaging 300/400 pages. I skip meals and sleep to finish. My libary account has been put in a special "Mode", where I am only allowed to check out 6 books per day. When I tred to check out 7 they took the last one away from me & made me wait utnil I retuned...
    soccerlady32 soccerlady32
    1 Response Oct 24, 2010


    I have a very bad eyesight problem that could perhaps be corrected by surgery, although I haven't dared to go for it because I am a coward, and because sometimes I think any investment in my persona is a futile operation. Anyway, the one thing that fills up my days with fun, is...
    yourenglishlover yourenglishlover
    61-65, M
    1 Response May 9, 2010
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