Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. This meme was created because they are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. They'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!
Each week they will post a new Top Ten list complete with one of their bloggers’ answers. Everyone is welcome to join. All they ask is that you link back to The Broke and the Bookish on your own Top Ten Tuesday post AND post a comment on their post with a link to your Top Ten Tuesday post to share. If you don't have a blog, just post your answers as a comment.
The topic this week is:
Blogger's Choice: Top Ten Books/Authors I'm Thankful For!
Author - Tamora Pierce. She is a kickass author, and one of the reasons I love books so much!
Book - Sandry's Book (Circle of Magic #1). One of my first fantasy books, the world building within this series is fantastic.
Author - Laurie Halse Anderson. She is an inspiration just by existing. An amazing advocate for teenagers and for reading.
Book - Speak. I can't say enough about this book. It completely changed me when I read it like no book ever has. It made me want to become a teacher in fact.
Author - John Green. This man. This man! He is amazing! Funny, smart, and such a great writer. 5 of my Top 20 favorite books are written by him.
Book - Looking for Alaska. A look into the beginning and ending of a life. How much do we really know each other? This made me really question growing up.
Author - Ellen Wittlinger. An under appreciated author, but one of the best I know. She has written some amazing books, and I always recommend her. More people need to read her stuff!!
Book - Hard Love. The first book I read that combined graphic journal pages with prose, it captivated me in the innovation. But what really captivated me was the discussion on sexuality and discovery.
Author - J. K. Rowling. What can I say about the woman who changed children's books forever? Amazing.
Book - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The last book in a series that defined a generation. I know more people who have been affected by this book in some way, and are still being affected.
What books/authors are you thankful for?