Get caught reading in May


May is ‘Get Caught Reading Month’ and this is an easy one to celebrate, simply dive into a great book and tell us what you’re reading!

Reading is a great way to not only keep the mind active but can also help to reduce stress and anxiety, which may of us may be feeling at this time.

We’re not suggesting that you delve into a Dickens marathon or dust-off War and Peace; but whether you’re an avid book worm or prefer to sit with a magazine, reading is a great workout for the brain! Perhaps this is the perfect time to rediscover your love of reading or even pick up a book for the first time in years. Fact, fiction or celebrity gossip, there is something for everyone. What’s your book recommendation? Visit this blog thread on our Facebook page, and share it in the comments section!

Check out some of Sport Aberdeen’s top staff picks for some inspiration:

‘The Hand That First Held Mine’ by Maggie O’Farrell. Even if you aren’t a big reader, this novel will have you struggling to put it down. This is a fictional work of art! – Sarah Webster, Communications Lead.
‘Brave New World’ by Aldous Huxley. Written in 1932; this classic tells the story of a dystopian future where citizens are socially engineered to take part in an intelligence-based hierarchy. -Thomas Emslie, Digital & Communications Assistant
‘Revolution’ by Russell Brand. I decided to give this book a read and wasn’t disappointed. If you can get past all the intense spiritual vocabulary then you will enjoy this book. Full of fascinating concepts and gives you a reflective insight at the world, capitalism and the underprivileged. – Douglas Shearer, Digital Lead
‘Grown Ups’ by Marian Keyes. It’s a nice easy read with interesting characters to get your mind off the world as it currently is! – Sarah Gray, Head of Marketing & Commercial Development
‘The Player of Games’, by Scottish writer Iain M. Banks. This sci-fi classic challenges you to think about the importance of status in society. – Sara Montgomery, Marketing Coordinator
‘Animal Farm’ by George Orwell. “All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.” – Callum Chapman, Graphic Design Technician
‘BOSH’ by Henry Firth, Ian Theasby. “Full of simple vegan recipes! All the recipes I have tried so far have been amazing.” – Darren Taylor, Graphic Design Technician

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