Portable sanctuaries.
Books can provide such wonderful escapes. They are like your own little sanctuary and you have a wide choice to lose yourself in. :)
by Rina Lam January 04, 2012
Words assembled on pages. They usually tell stories of things the reader is interested in. That is, unless you're reading in school. Then, you have to read books nobody cares about or even likes. Maybe more people would like reading if they weren't forced to read books that they didn't like. I know I would.
In school, some books that I had to read that I hated were The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lord of the Flies, Animal Farm, the list goes on for quite a while.
by zuawg May 09, 2009

In the T9 predictive text on cell phones, the numbers 2665 spell both "book" and "cool," but "book" is the first word to display. To save time, it is left and understood to mean "cool."
"be there in 20"
"book. see ya then."
by cathinator, the. November 21, 2004
A Book is like .. a non-volatile, stable database that does not lose data no matter how many times you drop it, spill your beer on it, or close it incorrectly. Books are more stable even than Optical Media. Storage is only limited by the amount of space and volume that the owner can physically carry. Some storage units seem to last for years, and whilst the background colour or 'fill' of the pages may degrade to a kind of #F5F5DC beige, the actual data is still readily retrievable.

Books were used for storage before computers. The only reason computers were invented was due to the poor fire retardant properties of the base materials used in the manufacture of books (especially those books used to upset the tribal elders of religious groups) and because books were easy to steal data from. Books have also been used to store ideas for Movies That No-one Has Made Yet.
Bill: 'What's that in your backpack next to your lappie?'
Ted: 'It's a book'
Bill: 'WoW, that's 2665 !'
by KeithMyArthe September 23, 2012

A book is a clever analogy used to talk about girls.

Girls are books that can be read by guys.

Guys who are looking for a quick read are typically looking for a quick hook up with a girl. However, if a guy is looking for a novel, then he is looking for a long lasting relationship.

There are two things to look for in a book: The cover and the plot. The cover is how attractive the girl is, and the plot is their personality.

If you got to first base with a girl, then it is the equivalent of getting past the title page and into the table of contents. Getting to second base is reading a book like you would read braille...with your hands. Having sex with a girl is finishing the book.

When you break up with the girl, it is known as "putting it back on the shelf", and if you dump them harshly, its known as ripping the pages and breaking the spine.

If you heard things about that book, for example if she is a slut or something, you would say you read about that book in a book critique/review.

The Library is known as a place to pick up books. This is known to be a typical girl hangout. You can also "order" books through friends by having them hook you up.

The names of the girls that you are talking about can be interchanged for book titles through clever play on their names.

Note: Girls generally do not like being considered as inanimate objects such as books.
Example 1:
"Dude why couldn't you hang out last night?"
"Sorry, I was too busy reading my book."
"Sweet, how far did you get into it?"
"I was reading it like braille, and almost finished it, but then I got tired of reading and had to go home"

Example 2:
"Daaayum look at that cover on that book"
"I read that that book was a total whore in some book review"
"I don't care man, I'm just looking for a quick read"

Example 3:
"I'm getting pretty tired of this book."
"What are you gonna do?"
"I'm probably gonna put it back on its shelf. I don't wanna rip it apart like I did to my last book."
"Cool. I'm hanging onto my book for a while man. She's like the Harry Potter series...it's gonna take me a while to finish."
by CC Sebathia October 07, 2009
Books are amazing things that were forgotten after the internet came along. Some still enjoy reading, others groan whenever someone tells them to read. They would rather wait for the movie to come out. Books ARE movies. They transport you to amazing worlds, they let your imagination run free. Not all books are interesting,but the ones that are...Amazing.
Zac Effron: You have one a contest and can go one one date with me!

*girl turns page of books*
Zac: Hello?

*Teenage girl gasps*
Zac: NOW she sees me!

Teenage girl: He's dead!


Teenage girl: Newt is dead!
by downbythelake April 06, 2013
1. An object containing information (ie: words, pictures) used for the purpose of entertainment or education. These are now available in electronic form. One that writes such a 'book' has the ability to earn money known as 'royalty'.

2. To get into trouble with an authority figure such as a teacher or a police officer.

3. To make an escape... usually from an authority figure such as the ones mentioned above.
Student 1: Dude! I forgot to read my book for my report for English Class!

Student 2: Did the teacher book you?

Student 1: Na man, I booked before she could find out!
by Rag Ji January 19, 2006
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