Top Ten Tuesday for 24/11/15

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Top Ten Tuesday was originally started by The Broke And The Bookish, where a topic is given every Tuesday and the blogger then produces a top ten list of books to fit the weekly subject. The topic this week is ‘Top Ten Books I Am Thankful For‘ so here it is:

1. Ballet Shoes- Noel Streatfeild

For being the book that got me into reading novels in a child, and becoming my all time favourite book.

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2. The Harry Potter Series- JK Rowling

For giving an escape to another world and giving a home at Hogwarts when I feel lonely.

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3. The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

For giving me a new friend in Liesel and allowing me to fully understand what it was like to live during the war through such an empathetic story.

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4. The Fault In Our Stars- John Green

For showing me what love can mean and how important it is to deeply care for the people close to you (and also giving me a book that I can use when I need a good cry!)

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5. Me Before You- Jojo Moyes

For giving me an insight into how to live with a life changing decision on your shoulders, and how to support your friends and relatives in their own decisions (another book to give me a good cry as well!)

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6. The Versions of Us- Laura Barnett

For teaching me about the consequences of saying yes, and the consequences of saying no, and how the smallest decisions could affect my entire life in a big way.

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7. To Kill A Mockingbird- Harper Lee

For showing me that sometimes it is right to stand up for something you believe in, even if everything else believes it is wrong.

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8. The Time Traveler’s Wife- Audrey Niffenegger

For showing me that love is unconditional: past, present and future.

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9. It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be- Paul Arden

For teaching me how it really doesn’t matter about the talent you have, but how you use your talents to be as good as you can be.

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All cover photos taken from Goodreads. Click on a book cover to see its Goodreads profile.

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