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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

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Attention all bookworms: National Book Lovers Day is August 9th! In honor of this special holiday, we’re encouraging you to take a break from your smartphone and curl up with a good book or audiobook. Searching for a new story to enjoy? Here are some page-turning book recommendations.

 

 

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The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown

This New York Times bestseller and self-help classic is about strengthening our connection to the world, finding the courage to overcome our fears, and embracing living authentically. Brené Brown’s game-changing book has sold over two million copies, and Forbes magazine named it one of the "Five Books That Will Actually Change Your Outlook On Life.”

The Midnight Library: A Novel by Matt Haig

Each life is a story, but what if you could "check out" another book and embark on a different path? This enchanting novel by Matt Haig explores every decision the protagonist, Nora, has ever made and shows her how her life could have been through the parallel universes she travels.

People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry

Looking for the perfect beach read? Named one of 2021's Most Highly Anticipated New Books by Newsweek, People We Meet on Vacation is about two old friends trying to rekindle a relationship after a fallout. This witty book will leave you with the warm, hazy afterglow that’s usually reserved for the best tropical vacay.

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

What does it mean to be human? This is the question at the heart of Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro’s latest novel, Klara and the Sun. This thrilling tale offers a unique perspective from an unforgettable narrator that’s sure to leave you thinking about this tale for years to come.

Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia

Of Women and Salt is a portrait of the United States of America from the immigrant perspective. This touching story takes readers from 19th-century Cuba to present-day Miami, following the lives of a family through multiple generations.

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Whether you’re reconnecting with an old favorite or checking out a new book from your local library, we hope you have fun escaping to a different world while celebrating your love for the written word.