Do you know how hard it is for me trying to think of a positive, "real life" experience had by books that I have had? No, probably not, but let me tell you it's tragic.
I started reading books, because I kept getting into mischief as a child and my mom would ground me to my room. I had nothing in it but books, so what was a girl to do? It became my outlet, and before you know it, I had read half of Stephen King's books by age 10. Yes, I was that mischievous to read that much. I was even grounded for an entire summer vacation in my room.
Now I read because I still love it so. It's still an outlet, and still a thing I do to take me away, but more than that I enjoy the fantasy behind all stories. Even the "real" ones.
I guess my best experiences with anything books is really blogging. When I first started out, there was a few people that didn't hesitate to help me out when I asked them stuff. Dina @ Just Another New Blog was one of the first blogs I started reading and she was gracious in information too. I am forever thankful for the things I learned from her.
I have made many other friendships with bloggers, and sorry if I don't name drop, but you should know who you are. You are the ones I visit on a regular.... I think you are all the bees knees! (If you read this, and think, "Yeah, she's on my blog a lot!", then this is definitely directed at you!)
Plus I have been passed the torch of The Friday 56 from Tonya @ Storytime With Tonya. She discontinued the blog or I would link to it. It's been 77 weeks and I am stoked at the 20+ people we usually get every week! Thanks guys, you rock!
So now the big question that burns in your minds... what's my first pick for a book if I ever needed only one? Easy! The Bible. Which I read mine everyday.
And with that I bid you happy reading and hope to see you for next Friday's 56!
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