Top Ten Tuesday | Seven Books I’m Thankful For!

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Happy Tuesday guys! After skipping a few weeks, I am back and today’s topic for Top Ten Tuesday is Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For (Happy Thanksgiving week in the USA!). But as you can see from the title, that today I have just a list of 7 titles (I hardly managed these too πŸ™ ).

I wish Happy Thanksgiving to all the people in the US and all those who celebrate it πŸ™‚ I hope you enjoy it.

So let’s see which are the books I am thankful for.

 

 

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7 books I am thankful for

 

Harry-Potter-and-the-Philosopher-s-Stone1. Harry Potter series:

I won’t be amazed if I see this series on everyone’s list because why not? This is an epic series. Reasons I’m thankful for this series:

  • For creating a magical world and make every young and adult believe in magic.
  • For being a series equally loved by all the ages
  • For teaching the importance of family, friends and courage
  • For making you believe in yourself
  • For giving us a strong character like Hermoine and sparking the thought of feminism.

 

 

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green2. The Fault in Our Stars

I knowΒ  that I have mentioned this book multiple times on the blog and in many such lists but I can’t help it πŸ™ It just fits everywhere πŸ˜€ Reasons I’m thankful for this book:

  • For introducing me to the magical writing of John Green
  • For make by crying for the first time after finishing a book
  • For making me understand what’s like to lose someone
  • For teaching me how to live to the fullest even if you are at the verge of losing everything
  • For encouraging me to find hope even in hopeless situations

 

 

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur3. Milk and Honey

Reasons I’m thankful for this book:

  • For introducing me to the modern poetry
  • For giving me some beautiful poems to remember
  • For making me feel the love and loss
  • For breaking my heart with every poem and for being so raw and brutal

 

 

Wonder by R.J. Palacio4. Wonder

Reasons I’m thankful for this book:

  • For making me feel wonderful after reading this
  • For making me understand the life of a person with disability
  • For giving me hope that the world has nice people
  • For teaching me to be nice no matter what
  • For recreating the friendships that have been left in our childhood

 

 

5. Turtles All the Way Down

Reasons I’m thankful for this book:

  • For introducing me to John Green again
  • For making me understand what the mental illness is
  • For making me understand the feelings and the struggles of the person with OCD
  • For encouraging me to live the life despite all the hurdles and shortcomings
  • For showing me the importance of support and friendship
  • For giving me beautiful quotes to remember

 

 

the-dairy-of-a-young-girl-anne-frank6. The Diary of a Young Girl

Reasons I’m thankful for this book:

  • For introducing me to the horrific conditions of Jews during the WWII
  • For introducing me to a strong girl of such small age
  • For showing me the power of true writing even if it is a normal diary
  • For teaching me to survive in harsh conditions, both mentally and physically and the sacrifices one needs to make in order to survive
  • For making me understand the importance of honesty, family and togetherness

 

 

A Game of Thrones: Illustrated edition7. A Game of Thrones

I haven’t read this book yet but I have watched the series and it’s my favourite.

Reasons I’m thankful for this book:

  • For introducing the magical world of Seven Kingdoms
  • For being such an entertaining fiction and winning the hearts of millions
  • For making me understand the definitions of true friend and true enemy
  • For making me believe impossibilities
  • For giving me the courage to fight the hard circumstances

 

 

7 books I'm thankful for

 

 

Let's Chat

What are some of the books you are thankful for?

Are any of these book on your list too?

What is the main thing that you have learned from any book?

Leave me your link of today’s Top Ten Tuesday and I will check it out πŸ™‚

 

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  1. lindseyhabets

    Love how you wrote your post! There are indeed so many things we can learn from books. Harry Potter is for sure one of those epic series that we’re all thankful for and I agree with so many of your other choices as well! I loved The Fault in Our Stars and hope to read Turtles All The Way Down soon.

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  2. Chauncey Rogers

    Hey Sim! I loved that each of your books introduced you to something. I think that a book’s ability to transport us somewhere else and show us new things is the real magic of reading!
    I’d definitely agree with Harry Potter. The other books, I’m sorry to say, I haven’t read (yet)!
    But a listing of books I’m grateful for…..
    Since I haven’t read Anne Frank, I would say Night, by Eli Wiesel.
    Since I haven’t read Game of Thrones, I would say The Stormlight Archive, by Brandon Sanderson.
    I would add Battle Cry of Freedom, by James McPherson, which taught me to love history.
    Also Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, for unmasking evil for me.
    Also To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, for teaching me about integrity and courage.
    And finally Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton, for giving me a love of dinosaurs and reading.
    Happy holidays!

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      Sim

      Thank you Chauncey. I agree books are the greatest thing that can happen to anyone πŸ™‚ I hope you get to read other books too.
      And I definitely want to read the books that you have mentioned because I haven’t read any of those but have heard great things about them!

      Happy holidays to you too!

  3. Evelina @ AvalinahsBooks

    I haven’t visited your blog in ages! Much too long πŸ™‚ but I can see you must’ve been busy too, cause you haven’t posted this month yet. You’ll be back, right?? Right??
    I am so totally looking forward to our awesome buddy read on Christmas πŸ™‚ this is a nice list! And totally thankful for HP! πŸ™‚

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      Sim

      Yeah I was busy with my Sister’s marriage and then shifting.. hopefully will remain in next week or so too πŸ™„ I missed reading all the blogs too 😊 I hope I can regain the speed soon!
      I am totally excited for our buddy read πŸ˜€ And thanks! HP is ❀️

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