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Read a Book Day 2019!

Friday, September 6, 2019
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Today is National Read a Book Day! Every year on September 6, you are encouraged to pick up a book and immerse yourself in it for a day (or as many hours of reading you can spare).  


The average American adult can read about 300 words per minute or 18,000 words per hour, so that means if you have the time and can devote your energy to a good book, you can devour a literary masterpiece in a single afternoon!  We asked our Readers Advisory Council for a list of their top books they were able to finish in a day. So, pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea, find your favorite comfy chair and cozy up with one of our books listed below:



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