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bookworm,

popular name for the larvae of several beetles that bore through books, e.g., the drugstore, spider, and deathwatch beetles.

bookworm

any of various small insects that feed on the binding paste of books, esp the book louse
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On December 5, 2015, The Book Widows will appear at The Book Worm Bookstore from 2 pm to 4 pm to share their outlook on reading and writing in America today.
While he insists he's no book worm, Brunt has become hooked on the work of Dan Brown, the American author whose bestseller The Da Vinci Code spawned a Hollywood blockbuster Brunt has even found himself sat up until the small hours to finish off the popular writer's latest thriller.
The calendar market is really big for us," says Sonia Babers, owner of The Black Book Worm in Fort Worth.
I'm gradually becoming familiar with this buzzing hub of community activity, with its children's story times, oral history mornings, Book Worm Club and the caf in the courtyard.
The guide is divided into eight categories, including deals for $50 and under, family finds, gadget guru, book worm, music lover, gamer, movie buff and road warrior.
Pauline was also a real book worm, she loved reading and was exceptionally good at writing.
The former The Only Way Is Essex star revealed while she wasn't a book worm at school, she was a model student who got on with everyone.
Worcester Showcase North will hold a Book Worm Wednesday movie every week at 10 a.
To celebrate World Book Day, Leaf will be creating a book worm sanctuary on April 23.
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I'm not much of a book worm, I tend to just read the newspapers.