Can you believe that September is already here? I can’t either! Here is a list of some crisp September and autumn themed reads for you to fall into this coming season!
The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert
Apple cider may just be the lemonade of fall. In this novel, you’ll meet Sanna, a 5th generation cider maker. Sanna lives a quiet life on her family’s apple orchard, but her business is slowly failing. Her brother keeps trying to get her aging father to sell their land, but Sanna remains firmly against it. You’ll also meet Issac, a single father who has been trying to shield his son from his troubled mother. When the paths of Issac and Sanna cross, Sana’s simple life suddenly becomes complicated.
The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs
Tess and a half sister she didn’t know existed are set to inherit a 100 acre apple orchard in Archangel. Thus begins their journey of discovering the simple pleasures of life, including food and family.
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
It’s September in 1911. Clara, a nurse, does not want to return to Manhattan, where the love of her life fell to his death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. But then while on Ellis island, Clara cares for a sick man who wears a scarf with a name embroidered on it that peaks Clara’s interest. Then, it’s September 2011, and Tayrn Michaels owns a fabric store on the Upper West Side. She has convinced herself that her life is fine, with running the store and raising her daughter on her own. Then she comes across a photo from 9/11 where she lost her husband and a stranger saved her. The scarf connects them all.
The Apple Lover’s Cookbook by Amy Traverso
Nothing says September quite like the taste of freshly picked apples! This cookbook will give you recipes galore that will make you wish that you lived on an apple orchard.
Craft Cider by Jeff Smith
Have you ever wondered how craft cider is made? This book goes over the steps of how apples can be turned into alcohol.
Purely Pumpkin: More than 80 Seasonal Recipes to Share, Savor, and Warm Your Kitchen by Allison Day
Okay, so maybe October really is pumpkin season, but why not start now? This book by Day is full of mouthwatering pumpkin recipes that you’ll want to enjoy all year long.
Tell us in the comments below what you are reading this month. We can’t wait to hear them!
-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian