In the past couple of weeks, I've seen a lot of friends participating in the Facebook challenge of naming something they're thankful for each day. I am thankful for many things in my life, but I also wanted to mention a few things I'm thankful for in regards to blogging.
First and foremost I'm thankful for the YA blogging community. I have found so many good friends through blogging and met wonderful people at signings, conventions, and on twitter. From recommendations to book chats to everything else, this community is wonderful and I'm always glad to be part of it.
Second, I am thankful for YA authors who write such great books. Thank you for telling the stories that need to be told or that let us readers escape from reality for an hour or two. Here's to another year of good reading!
Third, I am thankful for the followers and readers who support book blogs. Without your support it would be easy to get discouraged. So thank you for the comments and messages!
I could list so many individuals who have offered advice and guidance along the way and whose friendships I am thankful for, but I would inadvertently leave someone out. But to those of you who have been sounding boards, graphics creators, fellow book enthusiasts, and most importantly friends, thank you.
And so, with that, I wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!