I've been watching this meme float around a lot, so I've finally decided to join in the fun! This meme was created by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday there is a new list that involves all things books!
top ten books I'm grateful for
1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling: I am very grateful for the magic and happiness this book, series, and world has brought me. Without it, I have no doubt in my mind that I would not be who I am today, and for that, I am thankful - to J.K. Rowling, to the fandom, to Harry himself.
2. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare: This was the one book that brought me back into reading back in middle school and I will forever be in debt.
3. Legend by Marie Lu: Legend came to my attention when I was entering high school, so having this story and these characters with me throughout the stress of being a mere freshmen was very comforting. Marie Lu's writing got me through high school!
4. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate Dicamillo: This story brought me loads of happiness when I was younger and now that I sit here, cradling my copy of it, I am being washed over with waves of nostalgia.
5. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo: The Grisha Trilogy brought me a mass amount of happiness during a time when I felt as if the world was crumbling down. I was lucky to have a book like Shadow and Bone guide me out of the dark.
6. The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken: TDM brought to light the importance of friendship and I will forever treasure the happiness the Black Betty gang brought me.
7. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard: I'm extremely grateful for Victoria Aveyard and the amount of kindness she alludes - plus Red Queen was damn amazing so
8. Winter of the Ice Wizard (Magic Tree House #32) by Mary Pope Osborne: Do you guys remember this?! These books were my favorite back in elementary school and I'll forever be thankful for the adventures they brought me on.
9. Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli: Do you remember that cute little golden retriever by the name of Biscuit who taught you how to read back in the first grade? Well yep, I'm grateful for Biscuit. Without Biscuit, I would never have learned how to read.
10. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan: oh Percy, the wonders you brought me as a child - thank you.
I'm hoping you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Enjoy some turkey, fatten up on some sweet potatoes :)