Cozy Up to Our Fall Book List from Our Hammond Glen Retirement Home

New Releases and Classics to Add to Your To Be Read Pile


When the air gets crisp and the leaves start to change their hue, it’s time to break out those cozy blankets and curl up with a great book. We have compiled a list of some of the best books to bring out your autumnal bliss. From classics to brand new releases and everything in between, we are sure you’ll be able to find your new favorite story this fall.

In our Hammond Glen retirement community, Georgia residents can feel right at home. From our wonderful staff to our fantastic calendar of events throughout the week, community is built, nurtured, and encouraged. Your loved one can even spend an afternoon with one of our great book recommendations in either our indoor or outdoor community spaces. Check out the list below for a great suggestion!

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

This spooky, post-colonial gothic masterpiece is a great addition to your autumn reading list. It features two cousins who have been sucked into a wealthy family’s secrets through the marriage of one cousin to a handsome but mysterious Englishman in small-town Mexico. Dark, twisted, and beautifully written, this story will enrapture you from the very first page.

My Name is Barbra by Barbra Streisand

Though not autumnal, but seasonal in nature, this memoir from the inimitable Barbra Streisand is already receiving incredible reviews. Chronicling her entire lifespan from childhood in Brooklyn to starring in some of the most instantaneous classic films and shows, she tells the story that can only come from her. With generations of fans, this book is sure to be a hot hit the entire family can read and discuss together.

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

There’s a reason the quote “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers” is so popular. The classic Anne of Green Gables absolutely evokes the feel of cozy autumns and gorgeous Octobers that Anne speaks so fondly of. Whether picking it up for the first time or revisiting it for the hundredth, this book is a nostalgic read for everyone on our list.

Reunited on Sugar Maple Road by Debbie Mason

You can’t have a book list without a romance novel, and this sweet and sometimes spicy book from contemporary romance queen Debbie Mason delivers. Not only does it take place in the fall, but the couple at the center of the story have an undeniable connection and history that takes it to a whole new level. Throwing in some spooky hauntings, the ghost of the widowed protagonist’s husband, and a very sweet dog, this book is sure to bring happy tears out.

The Way Forward by Yung Pueblo

Popular poet, meditation writer, and social media presence, Yung Pueblo’s release of the third and final book in his poetry series is highly anticipated. His work is a mix of short poems and prose, all reflecting on relationships with the self, others, and the world, and offer the reader deep themes and motifs to reflect upon. A gifted writer, this book is sure to be an instant favorite.

So grab a book, your coziest sweater, a cup of hot mulled cider, and spend an afternoon engrossed in your next favorite book. We’re certain there’s something on this list you’ll absolutely love.

If you are interested in learning more about Hammond Glen retirement community in Sandy Springs, GA, please give our friendly team a call today!

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