Thankfully Reading Mini-Challenge #1: What Book Are You Most Thankful For?

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for the things we have. So, for the first Thankfully Reading Weekend, write a post about the book you are most thankful for.  This could be a book released this year or twenty years ago.  Your post should include why you are thankful for that book.

One random participant will win a book of their choice (up to $20).  The only rule: you must be signed up to participate in Thankfully Reading Weekend in order to participate!

Link your post below. Winner will be announced on Sunday, November 28th.

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12 Comments to "Thankfully Reading Mini-Challenge #1: What Book Are You Most Thankful For?"

  1. Mandy (The Well-Read Wife)'s Gravatar Mandy (The Well-Read Wife)
    Twitter: wellreadwife
    November 26, 2010 - 2:33 PM | Permalink

    Great Prompt! Just posted mine!

  2. Raima's Gravatar Raima
    Twitter: raimalarter
    November 26, 2010 - 3:15 PM | Permalink

    Thanks for hosting this contest. Fun! Enjoying the waltz down memory lane, too.

  3. November 26, 2010 - 5:08 PM | Permalink

    Mine is up. I look forward to reading the other posts after I finishe my next book!

  4. Melissa W.'s Gravatar Melissa W.
    Twitter: melissawiebe
    November 26, 2010 - 7:49 PM | Permalink

    Entered mine. Great idea for a challenge!

  5. Pam's Gravatar Pam
    November 26, 2010 - 8:11 PM | Permalink

    This was a good one. I feel like my answer changes every time someone asks this question. :O)

  6. Ellen's Gravatar Ellen
    Twitter: ellenfbrown
    November 26, 2010 - 9:34 PM | Permalink

    I’d never able to pick a book I’m most thankful for, but at this moment I’m thankful for Les Standiford’s “The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career and Revived Our Holiday Spirits.” It’s a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at how Dickens came to write his carol and how it has affected the way the world celebrates Christmas. It’s a perfect way to start out the holiday season.

  7. Alleluialu's Gravatar Alleluialu
    Twitter: Alleluialu
    November 26, 2010 - 10:29 PM | Permalink

    Here’s my first post:http://bookendcrossing.blogspot.com/2010/11/1-book-read-for-thankfully-reading.html

    I’m thankful for “A Knight in Shining Armor” by Jude Deveraux which got me started reading again after a long hiatus.

  8. Leslie's Gravatar Leslie
    Twitter: undermyappletre
    November 27, 2010 - 2:37 AM | Permalink

    I am thankful that I can read and that I’m always learning things from books. I did manage to narrow it down to only a few books for my post.

  9. Charlie's Gravatar Charlie
    Twitter: bitsyblingbooks
    November 27, 2010 - 3:51 AM | Permalink

    Okay I’m having a hard time trying to pick just one book. I have so many that have made an impact on my life as a writer.

  10. Charlie's Gravatar Charlie
    Twitter: bitsyblingbooks
    November 27, 2010 - 3:52 AM | Permalink

    My twitter

  11. Dusky Literati's Gravatar Dusky Literati
    Twitter: duskyliterati
    November 27, 2010 - 7:57 AM | Permalink

    I have so many things to be thankful for this particular year, reading is one of them.

  12. Bookeater's Gravatar Bookeater
    Twitter: byBookeater
    November 27, 2010 - 4:00 PM | Permalink

    Fantastic prompt! There are so many books I am grateful for. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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