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As soon as it gets chilly outside, there’s nothing more relaxing than diving into a good book in front of the fire. Add in some hot chocolate and a blanket, and voila- the perfect day. We have some great books in our Home Market we would recommend for this season. Without further ado, here are 5 cozy books to read this fall.
“My heart’s desire for my book “Tailor Made” is to articulate, reveal and explore how we can actually discover our true identity in Christ.” In the book, Alex unpacks the power of replacing the faulty and dangerous labels we’ve allowed to stick to our lives. Alex uncovers the keys to truly flourishing and succeeding in life. Regardless of where we came from or how difficult life has been. This is Alex’s story, it’s her community and it’s her true-life conversations and journeys. She’s presenting struggles and breakthroughs to explain and encourage those going through the same trials and tribulations. It’s time to remove the enemy’s labels in order to uncover true identities—the people God created us to be!
All That Is Made is a guide to explore the intersection of creativity and faith. Humans are creative; it is a quality embedded in the fabric of our being, and a reality that reflects our existence as being made in the image of God.
This book encompasses Alabaster’s lived experience as a creative company for the past four years. It is a first step, and the beginning of a conversation that allows readers to engage their faith and creativity. against the larger backdrop of the God who has made all that is made.
Jim Ravella and Ginger Gilbert Ravella each faced the unthinkable, the loss of their spouses at a young age. Between the two of them, Jim and Ginger were left to raise seven children. They recently documented their journey in a new book, Hope Found. Their prayer is that by sharing their story through their book and ministry, The Anchor of Hope, they can be a source of hope by pointing you to the ultimate source of their hope. Jesus Christ the Lord.
The American South is a region steeped in tradition. We think of sweet tea, thick drawls, and humid summer air. The south is a place with a fraught history, complicated social norms, and dated perspectives. Yet among the makers and artists of the South, there is a powerful movement afoot. Author and celebrated photographer Alyssa Rosenheck, shines a much-needed spotlight on a burgeoning community of people. People who have both old and new ties to the South, and who are taking what’s beloved, inherent, and honored in the culture.
Touring more than thirty interiors, the book includes striking photography and interviews with creatives like interior designers, artists, celebrity chefs, authors, and creative entrepreneurs who are reinventing Southern culture. Featuring specific people like Shea McGee, Alex Elle, Bobby Berk, Erin Napier, Kimberly Lewis, Leanne Ford, Holly Williams, Maneet Chauhan, Gray Malin, Clea Shearer, Joy Wilson, Elsie Larson, Ruthie Lindsey and many more.
Rosenheck also shares her accessible tips for styling and soulful thoughts for living a creative life. Inspiring you to create your own New Southern home and lifestyle, a true celebration of creativity and community. The New Southern Style is sure to inspire the home and soul, no matter where you live.
Every classic film features iconic images that are unforgettable to movie lovers. From the house on the hill from Psycho to Pulp Fiction‘s the Big Kahuna burger to the giant dinosaur sculptures of Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure. In Name That Movie, celebrated illustrator Paul Rogers tests our visual knowledge of the world of cinema. Rogers highlights both obscure and instantly recognizable references to 100 classic films, from the golden age of cinema to the blockbusters of today. The rules of the game are simple: each film gets six line drawings, delivered in sequence, and-here’s the clincher-no movie stars. Complete with answer key and index, this elegant gift book will delight cinephiles who will see their favorite films in a whole new light.
We hope that we have inspired you with this list of books to read this fall! Let us know in the comments if you pick up one of these books!
+ Make sure to read A Fall Day in Downtown Franklin for more fall inspiration.
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