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Quote from the author - I'm going on a trip as soon as I...

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D.F. Jones wrote:I'm going on a trip as soon as I open the page to a new book that I'm reading today. Whether it's minutes or hours, I'll live with the characters and for the time being my life troubles are packed away.
I like this quote from @DFJones :)

This is how I feel when I read. What about you?
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I like it too and feel the same! :)
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What a great quote! I feel the same way, although sometimes when I'm reading a particularly sad or scary book I'm glad that I can return to my own boring life when I'm done! :lol:
Especially something like The Hunger Games... I would not have survived the Hunger Games, lol.
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That is why I started reading, to have a little escape from reality. I love this quote.
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I think everyone who reads feels this...its a readers mantra..!!
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Yeah, except some trips don't last nearly long enoughImage
But thankfully some last long after the last page is turned, and the book is back on its shelf.

Those are the best!Image
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I love this quote!!

-- 21 Feb 2016, 02:05 --
Gravy wrote: But thankfully some last long after the last page is turned, and the book is back on its shelf.

Those are the best!Image
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I agree, I love that feeling when I'm reading a good book. Haven't had time to do it much lately so I appreciate this quote even morel
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It reminds me of the Blind Melon song "No Rain" - "And all I can do is read a book to stay awake/And it rips my life away but it's a great escape." The ending of this book (Ruby's Choice) shouldn't have surprised me, but it kind of did.
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Post by Yvonne Monique »

Such a great quote, I can fully relate to this!
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