Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Show Gratitude and Win 19 Signed YA Books

Beth Revis, author of Across the Universe and A Million Suns, is holding an awesome giveaway on her blog where you can win 19 signed YA books. To enter just make a blog post about what book you are thankful for and why then, head over to Beth Revis's blog to fill out the form.

There are so many great books out there that I absolutely love and I am thankful for each and every one of them. However, the one book that I am most grateful for is Twilight by Stephenie Meyer because it completely changed my life around. I discovered this book by accident during the summer of 2007. I rarely read on my own outside of school but, I stayed up all night long reading Twilight. Ever since that night, I discovered a new passion for reading and I now carry books with me wherever I go. I never knew that a book was capable of making you smile, laugh, and even cry. I was going through a lot of personal stuff at the time when I discovered just how much a book can help you escape. A break from reality was just what I needed and Twilight helped take me away and into an exciting world. This book is how I made it through high school and every single bad day I encountered. I could just pick up this book and completely lose myself in the story and the characters. I also never realized that it was possible to connect to a character as much as I was able to relate to Bella. I still go back and reread the book quite often because it brings me a sense of comfort all over again. Twilight is the book that led me to find a new love and appreciation for reading. It has also ultimately led me to pursue a degree in English.  

What book are you grateful for?

1 comment:

  1. I said just about the same thing! Twilight made me start loving YA...without it I wouldn't even probably have a blog or read any of it. :)

    What I'm grateful for.


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