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Fall Books to Read 2021

  Fall & Winter Reading "Books are the plane, and the train, and the road.  They are the destination, and the journey. They are home."  Anne Quindlen I love actual hard bound books with crisp pages.  I love reading. I am constantly consuming a new book with eagerness.  My brother when we were young, said, "Your nose is always glued to a book."   Fast forward to today, every morning, I come downstairs, with a book in hand.  My husband, teases me, asking if I have enough hands to carry down the stairs, an iPad, my latest book, cups, and glasses from the previous night's reading frenzy? Well, I laughingly, can think of worse habits.  Reading and writing go hand in hand.   Reading expands your mind. You learn about new places, increase your knowledge, gain wisdom, embrace new experiences, feel emotions and become aware of the human condition.   The written word is powerful and memorable.  Renowned and beloved authors know how to create characters larger than lif
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