The best fall books of 2016

Back to school for the kids doesn't mean you get to slack off! Cuddle up with your pumpkin spice latte, cashmere sweater and crack open one of these amazing books! Send us your favorites as well on Twitter (@GreatDayWash) with the #GreatReads hashtag!

1. Making Work, Work by Shola Richards

Called the "Man-Teresa" by many of his friends, Mr. Richards new book tackles the hard topic of workplace bullying. Through his own personal stories and poignant insights Mr. Richards offers a wonderful glimpse into the world of office dynamics. A must-read for you 9-5'ers. 

2. A Spoonful of Sugar by Amanda Orr
 
Mary Poppins no more! This laugh-out-loud hilarious new novel out by local author Amanda Orr pokes fun at the frenzy of modern parenthood, and our quick fix culture. But as always - there's a sprinkle of magic dust to make everything go right.
 
3. Writings on the Wall by Kareem Abdul Jabar
 
You may know his as an NBA legend, but Kareem Abdul Jabar  is using his celebrity to bring about change. This amazing collection of non-fiction essays looks at the causes and hopeful solutions of eliminating racism.
 
 
5. No Limits: No Boundaries by Julian English      
 
This wonderful childrens book was written by Special Olympics Maryland athlete, 12-year-old Julian English. Julian takes readers alongside his journey through childhood, struggling with an intellectual disability, but ultimately mastering it through travel and the bond of unconditional love from his mother
 
 
6. Counting Descent by Clint Smith
 
Maryland "Teacher of the Year" and Ted Talk viral video speaker displays his collection of poetry in this beautiful book and offers artistic glimpses into the world of education and beyond. Perfect for reading by a fireplace!
 
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