I love books and writing about books, so just for fun I present to you four books you should read this September.
Awful picture by me.
When I think of fall, I think of detectives, locomotives and old-timey London. (Yes, I really do think of all of those things during the fall months. I have an overactive imagination that never rests.)
Another awful picture by me.
Sometimes, it’s just really nice to sit down with some fantastical stories that can be read and enjoyed in one sitting. Perhaps by the fireplace. With a big cup of tea. Do you agree?
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo.
For me, fall is for fresh starts. This book could kick-start you in getting organized, whether it’s that one desk drawer or the hall closet. My advice? Start small. Don’t tackle the entire apartment. You might run out of steam and give up completely. But I really do think it’s the most incredible feeling to declutter a little and organize something that needs organizing.
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Naturally Tan by Tan France
Tan France’s memoir is funny and sweet. It’s also brutally honest and heartwarming. It can’t be easy growing up as a brown Muslim boy in a predominantly white neighborhood in the UK. He was beaten up a lot and had to hide his true self from his strict Muslim family. But somehow he got through it all, stayed true to himself, became uber successful and ended up happy and in love in Utah, USA. And he managed to write about it in a funny and heartwarming way in this memoir.
Your turn! Which books would you recommend for some cozy fall reading?
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