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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.She lived with her parents,1 brother and 2 sisters on a small farm.Animals walking in and all all the time,sleeping on a stack of hay on the floor.It...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 24, 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 dealing with it.It's actually one big piece of poëtry.I'm gonna open every door i can see in my mind.The...
    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 and all they did in those times was wait,work and survive.Even the smallest had to work in the local factory and when the war twenty years later began...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response 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 my mom an entire new world opened up for him.She came from a rich family but wasn't happy,so she ran far away from them.Into my...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Mar 22, 2008

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    I need a good book. One that have the mixture of drama mystery and horror into one book. Romantic and comedy books Are cool to
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Okay so I have been eating books as of lately. By eating I'm mean I have been reading books one after another within a few days to a few from each other. I started with a list...
    Zaleanda Zaleanda 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    Favorite book series: The Maze Runner. Read all of those books within 2 or so weeks. I just couldn't put them down. I've read a lot of amazing books, but this one takes first...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I read Vikram Seth 1,488-paged book "A Suitable Boy" while I was in graduate school. I started reading the book one Sunday night and got hooked. The following Monday, I regretfully...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    OF HUMAN BONDAGE. by W. Somerset Maugham This book, generally considered to be Maugham's best and first published in 1915, tells the story of a young man, Philip Carey...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 1

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    Well... I did once... It started as a lesson to my nephews on the importance of brushing their teeth & ended up being stories of learning acceptance of the differences in others...
    dandylion7 dandylion7 41-45, F Mar 7

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    Crazy... Lol, the book I'm currently working on (and have been for the past 2 years, on and off) is a horror/suspense... I don't know why but I've become rather attracted to...
    megamjfan megamjfan 16-17, F Mar 9

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    “My daughter seasoned Canaduct enable her dwelling Before and she or he or he proposed us to this Firm. I used to be really delighted While using the good dealings with Lina...
    Anthonick826k7ka4 Anthonick826k7ka4 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I miss bookstores. They are almost all gone. Electronic media is wiping them out. First came the ability to shop on-line and then the greater horror of e-books. But real bookstores...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 9 Responses Mar 8

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    I have set myself a goal for 2015 I decided on this near the end of February. I plan to read 50 books this year. To some people that seems like a too big of an amount and to others...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Mar 3

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    have for as long as I can remember even before I could read I liked picture books, as a kid I read Pippi Longstocking books and my big brother read me books such as James and the...
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    First book I read was I guess titled "Wonders of science ". That's the book that made all the difference. I learned that there's this huge world and it's beautiful to learn about...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F Mar 8

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    I work in a library and it is the best job ever. I'm always surrounded by books. Old, new, it doesn't matter. I just love the smell and feel of all of them.
    ThousandFootKrutch ThousandFootKrutch 13-15, F Mar 19

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    Done it and as soon as my new book comes in the mail I'm planning on doing just that after my work week ends
    foreverrebel87 foreverrebel87 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Books are addicting Book Hangover When you've finished a book and you suddenly return to the real world, but the real world feels incomplete or surreal because you're still living...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 4

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    One time when I was ten, I woke up unable to sleep which I remember to be a Christmas eve. I sat up in bed bored and decided to put up a photo frame. It was an iridescent picture...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    My whole life I read books. All kinds of books, lots of books.. I would get lost in them. I love books! I've always wanted to write one that would help people but I never had a...
    sartur sartur 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    I've always loved reading, in fact, I don't remember a time when I didn't find some book either given to me or borrowed from the library to completely engross me. Reading stops me...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    omg so im like such a book nerd but its kinda sad because i have not read a single book in a while because im mostly on my phone now talking to people, but i think that books are...
    NoraCipriano NoraCipriano 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love second hand bookstores. I could spend hours in them. I love how there are notes on the first page like birthday wishes. It always gives the book history. One of my favourite...
    wawow wawow 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm reading a great book, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, that's about 'real' books and the digital world colliding. Very funny, interesting and relevant. Read it!
    padraig17325 padraig17325 51-55, M Mar 11

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    Hey everyone ! I'm selling books!! They're called Usborne books! They're great books and they last for a long time ! They're very nice ! If you'd like to buy some just let me know...
    Dollfan32 Dollfan32 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I love books they are best friends of a person my psychiatrist also says that i should read more and more books to overcome depression i am even writing my own novel... All the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11

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    I always hate it when people see the movie without reading the book first. The movie just can't compare and you miss so much by bypassing the book. Reading helps you learn...
    farfrominnocent farfrominnocent 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 14

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    The first book I read (I was more into my brother's comics at an early age) was Winnie the Pooh, and this was only because our teacher in class read it too us and she insisted we...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 14

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    I couldn't pinpoint which book I liked the most. I love adventure, historical fiction, science fiction, romance or fantasy. But I'd say the book I really love was my own, the ones...
    pillowsofurr pillowsofurr 18-21 Mar 16

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    I love books. Exspeically Fantasy or Sci Fic. But also a romatic or a good horror book if I am in the right mood ;) But all in all books are so good I can spend WEEKS
    JennyG16 JennyG16 13-15, F 9 Responses Mar 21

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    There's just something really interesting about bookstores that is unexplainable. Being able to approach books is candy to my eyes.
    ohangela ohangela 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    My favorite book is called Bloody Little Secrets by Karly Kirkpatrick. I love the book. It's just amazing!!
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Mar 4

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    "She died that summer, and I forgot her as we forget the water we drink when we are thirsty". This is the way Walter Faber, the protagonist of "Homo Faber" (Max Frisch, 1958...
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I have so many collections but I love my comic books!!! I have the comic book that is the first appearance of the punisher,,, ever. It's an amazing spider man comic
    jangofett56037 jangofett56037 18-21, M Mar 9

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    I am excited to share my first book coming out next week. It is called "The Invitation (to Live) (the Truth)." It is for seekers ready to not only discover the Truth but live the...
    SatsangWithTathina SatsangWithTathina 26-30, F Mar 10

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    Ok, so I know this is a little weird but I got the hunger games books for Xmas 2 year ago and I read all 3 within 3 days. I loved them so much that I have been the the cinema to...
    Lollypopgizmo Lollypopgizmo 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My friends laugh at me for this, but I don't judge a book by its cover when it comes to people, but I will judge a real book by its cover. If the cover catches my attention, I will...
    NobodyLove NobodyLove 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    Don't you love how after reading a great book, it you view the world differently each and every time after a great read? Like, even if its just breifly and even if the characters...
    Sleuth1939 Sleuth1939 18-21, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    There will be a time when there is nothing but stories on electronics. Knowing that future generations will not have the memory of browsing a bookstore and smelling that certain...
    FirstEmpire FirstEmpire 16-17 4 Responses Mar 14

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    So true, I always try to read the book before the movie (if there is). You end up feeling like there was a part untold we you see the movie. It's way more satisfying going...
    jmanu86 jmanu86 26-30, M Mar 18

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