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    What Is Writing to Me.. -  Writing is like flying on the wind,sometimes it goes fast,sometimes it goes slow but always i never know where i will end up.
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    Chapter 1,part2;my Grandmother.(fathers Side) - My grandmother's story is not that big.It started in a little town near Moscou,Russia.She was about 18 when the war arrived there...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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    Chapter2;part 1 My Father. - My father's tale is one of heartache.He began working at the age of 14.As many did in those days.At home they never had a lot of money and when he saw...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Mar 22, 2008

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    My Book - I'm planning on writing my book here piece by piece.It's about my family,about three generations dealing with the same illness,all in a different way.It's about life and...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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    Chapter 1,part 1;my Grandfather (father's Side) - Born in Belguim,as 4th of five children in a workersfamily,it was a hard time growing up.The war was lurking behind every courner...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    I am feeling really excited at the moment about three books planned for future publication. Book one - Already started - An Extraordinary Life (my autobiography) Book two - Sacred...
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    Often I tell people words of hope, strength, faith etc.. to give people back to themselves (or in hopes that I do that, let's put it that way!) because I simply love helping people...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I read a lot. And I read fast. I was surrounded by books since birth. My parents and my grandparents were all bookworms. When I was a teenager, I was going through some 200 and up...
    fakehotairbaloon fakehotairbaloon 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    I haven't been to a book store in a while. In fact, outside of buying for others, I haven't gone to a book store in over a year. Last night I realized as I was finishing a book on...
    IO4ever IO4ever 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    Shadows and Wind: A View of Modern Vietnam (1998) by Robert Templer. Not modern by today's standards as you can see from the publication date above. The author was a journalist...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Mar 19

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    It is a work in progress mind you with many developments, twists and turns to read readers riveting. TITLE : QUI EST VRAIMENT MOQUAIT D'ELLE AUTHOR : UnNom DePlume GENRE...
    transiting transiting 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Lol 3 right now. The $100 startup How to make a living without a job And The science of being excellent. The first two are for entrepreneurship. I don't want to work for anyone...
    flexforchange flexforchange 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Review for the book Dark Wishing Well By Lucian Wilde. If I had to describe this book in one sentence: Looking upon the Dark Wishing Well is like looking into the vampires' souls...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F a week ago

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    I work at a book shop which means that I surround myself with novels.
    AdelaideHayashi AdelaideHayashi 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was saying the assignment was to hard. My teacher said"Your just making it hard" I said "9 kids are failing the class and many others got D's. Its hard!" she said "But you can do...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 19

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    A lot of people wouldn't expect that from me, or think I'm weird cause I read for fun. Like I'm sorry? Lol I either spend all my money on movies or books. I do read the more...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Reading has been a lifelong thing for me. Words were a point of bonding with my mom. She would always get the dictionary ans sit with me to define new words. If I still didn't...
    cosq11 cosq11 26-30, M Mar 29

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    When I walk into any bookstore, I always seem to find the one book or two, I can not live without. I love the smell of a new book...oohhh! I can't wait until I get home to read it...
    Sookie70 Sookie70 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    today my new book arrived can't wait to read it , it is called Collapse : How societies choose to fail or succed . I personally only read books that are related to politics or geo...
    SebUK SebUK 13-15, M Apr 3

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    Whenever I enter a bookstore I can stay there for hours. I search for all kinds of books. Though I love Fantasy the most. I only read English books. I can't stand reading books...
    xlevinus xlevinus 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I can't quite put my finger on exactly what I like about bookstores but I like them nevertheless. I'd rather be stuck in a bookshop all day than go shopping for clothes like most...
    RupanjaliSamadder RupanjaliSamadder 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    Unfortunately book stores with a good stock aren't as easy to find any more (at least where I live). I love book stores where I can easily find a book I'd really like and find a...
    reversa reversa 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Before reading books, i hated it, Because i think it's dull and waste of time. But after my ex gf got me into this one book ''The fault in our stars'', after reading it, i realise...
    jasonyueno jasonyueno 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    They were my security blanket. My way of hiding and closing off the real world. I love books, I have nearly 200 of my own at home. I left many of them there. When I had to pack...
    DeJeKlu DeJeKlu 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King has easily become my favorite book. My copy is torn in half, the pages are yellowed with age, and the edges are soft with overuse. I'm not used...
    PaigetheBook PaigetheBook 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Basically, when I walk into a bookstore, I feel overwhelmed. It's like I'm surrounded by new adventures and beginnings and I just wonder which one I should start next. Which path I...
    TotallyWoW TotallyWoW 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Midnight Predator by Amelia Atwater Rhodes is simply phenomenal. I HATE reading and I was forced to read this book. But, as I kept going I realized that I was really getting into...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I used to work for a beautiful beachfront hotel in Florida as a night auditor, because of all the minute paperwork adjustments that had to be made to the computerized portion of...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M Apr 6

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    I read more books than I can count. I don't know when this started, and no one else in my family is really like this, but I read all the time. If you give me a good book I'll...
    totallynotalunatic totallynotalunatic 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    My friend and librarian Dena found a Japanese word for it...books are amazing but I prefer tangible news. I'm an exemplary reader and I have always exceeded on writing, but I don't...
    cmitchellichs cmitchellichs 18-21, M Apr 9

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    Currently into this one. Hilarious! Thats exactly how i'd describe it! I bought it yesterday..during one of those random bookstore visit; with earphones blaring, and im in my own...
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am a work in progress. I am always working on myself and trying to better myself. I am always looking at self-help links online and self-help books to read to try and better...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    At one time I had about 6,000 books but when ever i move I down load and now have about 2,500. Next year I plan to give quite a lot of my library to a College, but I will keep my...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I adore the smell of most books, although there are a few exceptions. I also love that lovely musty aroma in used bookstores. Sometimes I will sneak a good sniff of a book I'm...
    LuminousMotes LuminousMotes 31-35, F Mar 24

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    I review books for various journals. Once once have I refused to review book I had been sent.It was total rubbish but I did not want to offend the author so i sent he book back.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Mar 27

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    Back to work on Monday..stacking books and faxing holiday tickets makes me a mix of bored and jealous.
    4Ana 4Ana 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    i like to read books this increase my general knowledge and make me able to know more about things nd to do something new nd interesting in my life..i buy 2 new books from...
    Aarshiaa Aarshiaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I do believe this is a huge understatement because i do not like books - i rely on them. Stories and storytelling are everything that's kept me alive this long, otherwise i would...
    PseudoWriter PseudoWriter 16-17, T 1 Response Apr 8

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    I currently have probably read more than 1 maybe 2 thousand books in my life. I absolutely love reading in my free time when I'm not playing video games, watching youtube or...
    haneko haneko 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    EVERYONE....hey you, yeah you and you....EVERYONE needs to check out this site goodreads.com It is f@cking amazing you can rate books you've read, search endlessly by author, isbn...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like to see the actors in the movie so that i have someone to picture while im reading the book, but the books are always way better
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    Just finished Maximum Ride it took me a little over a day. This was an amazing book, It made me laugh so hard in school today but it was an AMAZING book
    SaigeP SaigeP 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I should not be allowed to watch films of books I've read. I spend the entire time resenting the film for not being as good as the book, leaving parts out, not following the story...
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    The Stories We Live By (making of the self) John P McAdams Ideal for mental health professionals interested in the rich potential a narrative perspective offers, this revealing and...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F Mar 20

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    I love everything about reading books. Something about the smell of a brand new book, the feel of the rigid spine and smooth pages between my fingers, the magic of bringing the...
    Puzzlepiece321 Puzzlepiece321 18-21, F Mar 22

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    Today for the first time I looked up what happened to a character because there was no explanation and that book of the series was ended. My sister said I was a terrible book...
    Ab262632 Ab262632 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I went to the book store and a guardian angel was there. He lead me to 2 books that couldn't be any better for my situations. thank you, thank you, thank you.
    Lucky1217 Lucky1217 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I will read all day and all night if the book is really good I'll even miss eating cause in reading. I love reading sagas the more books it has the better it is.
    Greenman900 Greenman900 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I love smelling an old book, i sound such a fool to say that! I love going into an old library, even a charity shop and flicking through an old book, feeling the smell of old...
    CharleighBrazil CharleighBrazil 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24