Menu

Mood-boosting Books 2012

Our brand-new Mood-boosting Books promotion will launch in January 2012. Research shows that reading improves mental well-being. Our Mood-boosting Books promotion is aimed at adults, particularly those who might have experienced mild to moderate mental-health conditions linked to stress, anxiety and depression.

Eight reading groups around the country have read, reviewed and recommended 27 Mood-boosting Books. We will launch this booklist of the 27 titles in January – it includes books ranging from novels and non-fiction to poetry and graphic novels. There are also titles which are suitable for less confident readers.

There are also packs of promotional goodies (A5 leaflets (4 pages), A4 posters, A3 headers, and a downloadable booklist and review cards) which you can order at £10 a pack from our shop.

There will be more Mood-boosting Books offers and freebies from January, plus we will be asking you to post your reviews of the Mood-boosting Books so that you can be in with the chance of winning a set of books for your reading group.

Comments

Log in or Sign up to add a comment

News

Seven questions for Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, author of Waking Lions

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s much anticipated second novel, Waking Lions, tells the story of Israeli doctor Eitan Green, and the moral dilemmas created by a hit and run accident and a widow intent on blackmail. We offered lucky reading groups the chance to read early copies of Ayelet’s new book, and pose their questions to the author. Check out her answers here!

Medium ayelet medium
Resources

Reading for Pleasure and Reading Circles for Adult Emergent Readers

Reading for Pleasure and Reading Circles for Adult Emergent Readers aims to provide practical tips and things to think about for anyone interested in running a reading group of any kind – librarians, community workers, teachers and non-teachers, including anyone working with people who may see themselves as new to reading or new to reading in English. The author, Sam Duncan, is Senior Lecturer in Adult Education and Literacies at UCL Institute of Education. She is also the creator of the...

Thumb reading circles image
News

Our Reading Groups give their verdict on the #MBI2016 shortlist

The winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2016 was announced on Monday 16 May as The Vegetarian by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith. During the shortlist period, six of our wonderful reading groups shadowed the Prize, each group reading one of the titles. We would like to share their experiences with you.

Medium official mbi 2016 shortlist graphic