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2012 fall reading list: Green home edition
Although your trashy summer tomes ('Fifty Shades of Grey' included) officially have a couple of weeks left before retirement, here's a few standout green home and garden releases to add to your fall reading list.
Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 03:57 PM
However much it may make you cringe, your friendly local librarian's favorite cheesy saying around this time of year, "now's the time to fall into a good book," couldn't be more true. Summertime beach reads
may get all the hype but autumn — which arrives in just a couple of short weeks — is the perfect time to commit to literary pursuits: the light is less harsh, cozy throw blankets
start to re-circulate around the house, and you can still comfortably read outdoors (just don't forget those extra layers). There's really nothing lovelier than sitting on a park bench with a pair of warm socks on your feet, a cup of hot apple cider in one hand, and a good book in the other.
Below you'll find a few forthcoming and newly released titles worth checking out (FYI, it's National Read a Book Day
). It's an eclectic bunch, for sure — topics range from tree houses to small space decorating advice — with thoughtful text and pretty pictures in equal measure. And if you spent the entire summer shamelessly enveloped in the tawdry world of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, you may want to consider backtracking a tad to catch up with these notable summer releases
. Is there a green home design/archiecture or gardening books that you're looking forward to sitting down with this fall?
"House" by Diane Keaton (Rizzoli)
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