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Read a Book Day 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:




Meet the Author


Amanda Toman is a mama, digital marketer, wifey and avid reader. You will either find her in the marketing department for the Jacksonville Public Library, spending time with her family, reading her Kindle, at a Pure Barre class, at Disney World, or at home binge watching the latest book to TV show series. She is also a co-host for Completely Booked, the official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library.

Friday, September 6, 2019

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