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Celebrate National Read a Book Day

Welcome back to the Liv Northgate Blog and hello September. September 6th is National Read a Book Day and we have some suggestions from Goodreads,  that feature books can be read in a single day (but feel free to take longer if you’d like!). Head to your favorite bookstore or the Gilbert, Arizona library to pick up a book, then find a cozy place in your apartment and enjoy a book. 

Holes by Louis Sachar 

Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.

Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson, Kenneth H. Blanchard 

This enlightening and amusing story illustrates the vital importance of being able to deal with unexpected change. Who Moved My Cheese? is often distributed by managers to employees as a motivational tool, but the lessons it teaches can benefit anyone, young or old, rich or poor, looking for less stress and more success in every aspect of work and life.

Call of the Wild by Jack London 

Buck, a sturdy crossbreed canine (half St. Bernard, half Shepard), is a dog born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. But then he is kidnapped and sold to be a sled dog in the harsh and frozen Yukon Territory. Passed from master to master, Buck embarks on an extraordinary journey, proving his unbreakable spirit.

Here are twelve more suggestions to help you get started. Not sure you can do it? Lifehacker has the answer in their How to Read an Entire Book in a Single Day. Check it out and happy reading!