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"The ABC Murders" by Agatha Christie.
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The only books I like reading are non-fiction True Crime and Astrophysics, with emphasis on Quantum Mechanics. I had tonnes of books on both subjects, but foolishly gave them away when I moved. :(
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I discussed this a while back about an adult book that I really dislike and a friend of mine loves. I read the English version and she read the Serbian version, so I was surprised to find that she enjoyed it a lot with...
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Do you read for pleasure or do you read to learn things? If you read for fun, what are some of your favorite books? If you read for learning, what specific thing are you trying to learn?
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'A la recherche du temps perdu; by Marcel Proust contains an estimated 9,609,000 characters. The title of this French novel translates to "Remembrance of Things Past" and apparently it is the longest book out there. I am...
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Just a quick poll to see who has read the Harry Potter series. I read it when I was a teenager and read the entire thing. Let me know if you've read the whole series or only some of it and post below if you have after...
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I am considering buy my favourite books in physical hardback condition but the I don’t actually think I’d read them again. They would probably just end up getting dusty on a shelf
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Would you ever consider investing in art? Sometimes it takes the death of the artist before the work gets noticed and becomes worth something so it could be something to consider if you want to buy cheap and sell it later...
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As a student, I have to read a lot more credible sources such as academic book chapters and journal articles. Some things are interesting and very educational, but sadly because I am reading them, I do not find the time...
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Have you ever gotten in trouble for reading? For example, have you ever gotten into trouble at school/work because you were reading instead of doing your work? How much trouble did you get into?
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Most of the books I have on my Kindle are Young Adult. I started off reading them when I was a substitute teacher at my former high school and the reason is that they are a quick read. Plus it was easy to put down and...
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My personal favorite is Curtis Jobbling. Jobbling captures scenes in a way that makes perfect sense to me and i enjoy that. Im not a big reader by any means but his scripts actually make me like them and that my friends...
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Hopefully I do not confuse anyone here, but I think it is well documented that many books have had feature films or tv show adaptions. But what I am asking here is, what do you think about tv shows or movies that have...
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A simple one this one - do you prefer the feel of a physical book in your hands or are you more of a digital e-book kind of person? For me, a physical book feels OK and more 'real' but I find it much easier to read an...
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Books to read while in Quarantine Anyone got any recommendations?
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Feel free to reply with your book recommendations. Today I would like to recommend The Sisters Grimm series. Its a wonderful, thrilling, kickass story about a couple of kids who become fairy tail detectives and just go...
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Who has thought of writing their own book? How far have you come with it? Many years ago, I had started a book on my life. It was quite deep actually. I was hoping it would help others to know they are not alone. After...
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Do you have a favorite artist? Which era is he/she from? I think my favorite era is the Renaissance paintings. Some the artists I like are Botticelli, Raphael, and Coreggio.
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What book has influenced you the most? How have they influenced you?
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As the topic and poll title say, where do you usually buy or read your books?
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