"Could you take your finger off the pulse for one moment and let me know what you'd like for dinner?"
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Women who Read Too Much
Meet the Reader
Man reading in a dark park using a streetlight as a book light
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"Holy cow! What kind of crazy people used to live here anyway?"
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"I had no idea a sexless marriage would involve so much reading."
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"I'm sorry, sir, but Dostoyevsky is not considered summer reading. I'll have to ask you to come with me."
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"After we read every e-mail ever written, I'm gonna start on that new Dan Brown novel."
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Palm tree made of books.
"I'd read so much about it beforehand that I couldn't help being disappointed when I actually became enlightened."
"Lately, I've been reading Jane Austen-just to clear my palate."
"I haven't read it yet, but I've downloaded it from the Internet."
"I just don't know what we'd have done without our subscription these past 25 years."
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"You usually don't see the classics wash up on the beach these days."
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"I hope this is the right wine for reading and ignoring one another."
Dogs as bookends.
Dogs as bookends.
Dogs as bookends.
"Sara, we think you have a Dostoyevsky problem."
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"No, thanks. Reading is my escape."
"Be careful with your third wish. Another book you might already have read would be a bummer."
Inbox and outbox for books
A bear reads 'Eat Poop Sleep' on the beach