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"Love is always patient and kind; It is never jealous; Love is never boastful or conceited; It is never rude or selfish; It does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people's sins but delights in the truth; It is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes. Love does not come to an end."

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[Monday

April 17th, 2006 @ 11:46pm]

one_simple_plan
Name: Susan Clark
Age: 16
Location: Erskine
Favorite Colors: Pink & Purple
Favorite Genres: Romantic fiction, Not fantasy but I do love The Harry Potter books (of course)
Favorite Books: A Very Long Engagement, The Piano, The Lost Art Of Keeping Secrets, Harry Potter
Favorite Authors: JK Rowling, Jane Austen, Nicholas Sparks, Stephen King
Just Read: A Very Long Engagement by Sebastien Japrisot
Currently Reading: The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Books I want to read: Misery by Stephen King
Where did you hear about us? Jane told me
Promote This Community in ONE place and show us where one_simple_plan
**Sorry, but we need promotion!** - MODS
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[Monday

April 17th, 2006 @ 9:47pm]

tastein_men
[ mood | creative ]

New Member - I Love Books!

Name: Gail McFadzean
Age: 17, nearly 18
Location: Inchinnan, Renfrewshire, Scotland. quite near Glasgow
Favorite Colors: Baby blue, pale lime green
Favorite Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Fiction, Fantasy, Detective novels
Favorite Books: Children of Men - P.D James, Brahm Stoker's Dracula, Cold Granite - Stuart McBride
Favorite Authors: Stuart McBride, Mary Shelley, Patricia Cornwell, Agatha Christie
Just Read: Shallow Graves - Jeffrey Deaver
Currently Reading: The Gormenghast Trilogy - Mervyn Peake
Books I want to read: 'The Alphibet of Manliness' by Maddox. ''I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell'' by Tucker Max
Where did you hear about us? Recommended by a friend - janew7
Promote This Community in ONE place and show us where
www.livejournal.com/users/tastein_men
**Sorry, but we need promotion!** - MODS

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New Member - I love books! [Friday

April 14th, 2006 @ 10:19pm]

janew7
Name: Jane
Age: 17
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Favorite Colors: Green, purple.
Favorite Genres: teen fiction, romance, poetry, humour, fiction in general, classics.
Favorite Books: The Pact, A Walk to Remember, My Sister's Keeper, The Shell House, Back Home.
Favorite Authors: Jodi Picoult, Michelle Magorian, Roald Dahl, Nicholas Sparks, Linda Newberry, Wilfred Owen
Just Read: A Walk to Remember.
Currently Reading: Noah, Noah by Paul Wilson.
Books I want to read: There's so many of them, The Great Gatsby and 1984 among them.
Where did you hear about us? Just came across the community, browsing.
Promote This Community in ONE place and show us where
http://janew7.livejournal.com/
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New member-I love books [Saturday

July 30th, 2005 @ 3:34pm]

princessleah162
[ mood | bored ]

New member...

A little information about me...


Name:Leah
Age:21
Location:Richton Park, Illinois (near Chicago)
Favorite Colors: yellow and pink
Favorite Genres:Fiction, Mystery, some Non-fiction
Favorite Books:The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Persuasion by Jane Austen, Harry Potter collection, Dracula, Alice in Wonderland, The Catcher in the Rye
Favorite Authors:Jane Austen, JK Rowling, Nicholas Sparks, Danielle Steel, Shakespeare, The Bronte Sisters, Mary Higgins Clark, Janet Evanovich
Just Read:Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Currently Reading:A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Death of a Salesman
Books I want to read:Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy, True Believer by Nicholas Sparks, Lemony Snicket series
Where did you hear about us? On a search through new communities
Promote This Community in ONE place and show us where
**Sorry, but we need promotion!** - MODS

http://www.livejournal.com/users/princessleah162/25597.html

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Summer Reading [Saturday

April 30th, 2005 @ 2:34pm]

mormon_princess
[ mood | nerdy ]

Ok all!

This community is getting kinda slow...so post your past summer books! Summer's right around the corner. What do YOU recommend?

Use this form:

name of book:

author:

type of book:

description of book:

rating (1=low to 10=high):

who would most enjoy this book?:

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[Thursday

April 21st, 2005 @ 2:22pm]

byof
[ mood | annoyed ]

I was surfing the web and I came across this list of the 100 Most Challenged Books. As I was reading the list, the ones that I recognized really shocked me. Such as Judy Bloom books. I grew up on these books and they are comletely innocent but this list means that somewhere out there, someone has taken offence to these books. So, I decided to post the list so you could all see for yourself. Take a look and leave a comment if any of the books on the list you think should be challenged or if you think we are headed down a street of censorship and given a few years certain books may be banned!

I cringe to think about it.

100 Most Challenged Books 1900 - 2000Collapse )

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Pride and Prejudice [Sunday

April 10th, 2005 @ 9:32am]

mormon_princess
[ mood | creative ]

I'm reading Pride and Prejudice after much insistance from Sydney. It's actually really good. Jane Austen thought it sucked while she was writing it. Wow.

Anyway...I have a little contest. A promotion contest for those of you without unlimited storage space in your email. I have 50 gmail invites. I want you to promote. The top 10 promoters will recieve an invite to gmail.

Please post promotions ONLY where they are welcome! ( ie. Promo communities...)

When commenting here, please place your TOTAL number of promotions and LINKS! (to the post, not the site!)

INCLUDE YOUR CURRENT EMAIL IN THE COMMENT.

These comments will be screened.

End date: April 17, 2005 (one week)

Link to promos: http://www.livejournal.com/community/book__worms/1152.html

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New Member-I Love Books [Saturday

April 9th, 2005 @ 4:48pm]
inked_tears
[ mood | calm ]

//New Member//

A little information about me.

Survey.Collapse )

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I'm curious... [Friday

April 1st, 2005 @ 9:20pm]

mormon_princess
[ mood | curious ]

Just out of curiousity...

What is everyone reading?

I'm reading Pride and Prejudice by: Jane Austen, followed by The Tempest by: William Shakespeare and Crime and Punishment by: Dostoyevsky.

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[Friday

March 25th, 2005 @ 6:39pm]

frozen_
I want to start reading ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE tonight.
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[Friday

March 25th, 2005 @ 4:12pm]

frozen_
I finished Life of Pi.

It wasn't too bad, but it seemed a little too long at times.
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[Sunday

March 20th, 2005 @ 2:18pm]

byof
[ mood | busy ]

Okay so I just finished reading The Complete Works of John Keats. A fabulous poet. You really have to read it. You really can't describe it.

I also just finished Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen.

Oh

My

God!

The most fabulous, fantastic, amazing book I have ever read. I love her. Her way of writing is very accessible. Much more so than Charles Dickens. And they were contemporary's of each other.

I also highly recommend renting the A&E/BBC version of Pride & Prejudice with Colin Firth. It was a mini-series. 5 episodes on 2 DVD’s and it’s the book-verbatim! The best costuming since Amadeus! They also stayed true to the etiquette of the period which is 19th century Regency/Victorian England. (Sorry this just happens to be my favorite period in history)

I also ordered more books. Most of them are literature but some are reference books.

Since Marlene stared the trend of posting your order, so here goes:

BooksCollapse )
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[Friday

March 18th, 2005 @ 2:15pm]

frozen_
The Lovely Bones was ok.

I don't really know what to say about it other than the fact that it's depressing.
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VACATION [Friday

March 18th, 2005 @ 1:34pm]

mormon_princess
[ mood | content ]

I'm going on vacation for a week. I promise I'll offer beautiful summaries of Crime and Punishment when I return! ^_~

VA, NC,SC,GA, St. Augustine...Here I come! ^_^

Bye-bye

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hey [Monday

March 14th, 2005 @ 5:35pm]

omidragon
this is michael, from gables and creative writing club

just saying hi and that i joined
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*Insert Something Amazing Here* [Monday

March 14th, 2005 @ 3:08pm]

mormon_princess
[ mood | impressed ]

I'm reading Crime and Punishment. It's AMAZING! Does anyone want me to create summaries? It's THAT good! ^_~

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Help [Thursday

March 10th, 2005 @ 12:39pm]

mormon_princess

I'm undecided...

I need to read a classic book for english. It has to be a female writer. I'm torn between Pride and Prejudice by: Jane Austin or Jane Eyre by: Charlotte Bonte. I've read both. It's basically me, re-reading and writing an essay/report.

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Mini Review [Monday

February 28th, 2005 @ 7:25pm]

frozen_
I'm posting this before anybody even thinks of buying this book:

CUT by Patricia McCormick is AWFUL!!! The character development begins on one page and ends on the next. Not to mention her writing style is very typical.

Now, Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden is a literary artwork. If you haven't checked it out yet then I highly recommend it. You won't want to put it down, I promise!

House of the Spirits by Isabel Allended is very good but personally it pissed me off because it is pretty much a carbon copy of 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Currently I'm reading The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold. I'll let you know how that one goes.

That was your little mini review for the day lol.
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PRE-ORDER [Saturday

February 26th, 2005 @ 6:13pm]

mormon_princess
[ mood | ecstatic ]

True Believer (Nicholas Sparks' Latest Book) is available for pre-order through Barnes and Noble or at Amazon.com

Words From Sparks on True Believer:

"True Believer. . . it's the story of Jeremy Marsh, a journalist from New York, who ventures to a small southern town to investigate a ghost story. As with all my stories, love is the centerpiece, and he happens to meet a charming young librarian, Lexie Darnell. Together, they begin to learn the truth and. . .

Lest you think you know what happens in the end, you don't. Trust me. You don't. But you will know by the end of the sequel."

-Nicholas Sparks

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[Saturday

February 26th, 2005 @ 2:08pm]

mormon_princess
[ mood | hopeful ]

The votes are in! We have gotten a bunch of  "yes" and not a single "no".

This community will now be open to your creativity, along with all the great books you have read.

Please post ORIGINAL work. If not, please state the author of said work.

Ok. On another note, I'm reading Fugitive Pieces by: Anne Michaels right now. It's an amazing book about the holocaust.I believe my english teacher said it that Jakob Beer (the protagonist) was real.

Here's a review/summary.

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