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National Book Lovers Day 2016

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August 9th is National Book Lovers Day! This is the day to celebrate all the bookworms across the country. Today is the day to pick out a good book, head to your favorite reading spot, and dive in. Whether the book be fiction or non-fiction, pick it up and start reading. Whether you prefer the feel and smell of an old fashioned book printed on paper and tightly bound, an audio book, or an e-book, it is time to start reading. Although no one really knows how this day came to be it has long since been celebrated by people all over the country. The best way to honor the day….? Read a Book!! If it’s an old favorite or a first time read take some time to enjoy that book!

If you’re in search of a good book check out the recommendations below for those in the healthcare field!

Cooked: An Inner City Nursing Memoir by Carol Karels

How Doctors Think by Jerome Groopman

Chicken Soup for the Nurse’s Soul: Stories to Celebrate, Honor and Inspire the Nursing Profession by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Nancy Mitchell-Autio

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

The Cost of Hope: The Story of a Marriage, a Family, and the Quest for Life by Amanda Bennett

Sources: http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-book-lovers-day-august-9/ https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/book-lovers-day/ http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/books2012#4

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