Places for Summer Reading at Autumn Creek Apartments
Here at our Autumn Creek Apartments community, we have a variety of places to enjoy every day. In our post today, we want to highlight some spots that make a great place to slip away and enjoy some summer reading. Plus we have some books to recommend too.
Slip into our newly remodeled clubhouse and find a corner to enjoy your book in a cozy atmosphere or head out to the gazebo or our koi pond —there’s nothing like the sound of a waterfall and fresh air to create a pleasant atmosphere for getting lost in a book. Another option is to pack a picnic, take your book along, and enjoy lunch or dinner in our picnic and grilling area. Of course, it’s a time-honored tradition to read by the pool, so head on over. If it’s too warm outside, find your favorite place in your apartment to read.
Summer-Themed Reading Suggestions
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
The story focuses on an impoverished, second-generation Irish-American girl and her family in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and New York City, during the first two decades of the 20th century. A coming-of-age journey many can relate to across the decades.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic. (Goodreads Review)
The Siege of Krishnapur by JG Farrell
India, 1857--the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of J. G. Farrell's The Siege of Krishnapur, widely considered one of the finest British novels of the last fifty years. (Goodreads Review)
Summers at Castle Auburn by Sharon Shinn
As a child, Coriel Halsing spent many glorious summers at Castle Auburn with her half-sister-and fell in love with a handsome prince who could never be hers. But now that she is a young woman, she begins to see the dark side of this magical place… (Goodreads Review)
If you missed it, you may want to go back and read our post about The Power of Reading which details the benefits of reading regularly. Stop by your favorite East Amherst, NY area bookstore, library, or download an ebook today and enjoy some summertime reading!