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Post title image: The Ashore Gift Guide 2023: Part I - Books

The Ashore Gift Guide 2023: Part I - Books

15 books for the reader, thinker and dreamer in your life.

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Stuck on some reading recommendations for your favourite bookworm this Christmas?

With under 2 weeks to go, the Ashore Crew is sharing our favourite reads from this year to help you finish off your Christmas shopping.

Books for creative-thinkers, books for bookworms.

Aled read so many books in 2023 we lost track, so you know this selection is top notch.Aled read so many books in 2023 we lost track, so you know this selection is top notch.

First up - Aled Maclean-Jones, our bookworm-in-chief, fearless CEO and chief stay rater / workspace installer at Ashore.

Here are his top 5 this year:

Books for sci-fi fans, books for fans of science.

We are begging Jon to read a non-sci-fi fiction book.We are begging Jon to read a non-sci-fi fiction book.

Next: Jon, CTO of Ashore; sometime digital nomad, currently working on Ashore from the sunny climes of Gran Canaria.

Here are his top 5 for 2023:

Books for history fans, recent, far-flung and every time between. (+female cyborg Jesus)

If it happened in the past, (like everything in the past does), Steph wants to know about it.If it happened in the past, (like everything in the past does), Steph wants to know about it.

And finally, Stephanie, our COO, brings some historical accuracy to proceedings.

Here are some books she read this year:

Still stuck? Send them on a writing trip.

Why not challenge the bookworm in your life to write something of their own?

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We've had customers use Ashore to put some time aside for focused writing, and our desks are the perfect place to get some serious writing done in peaceful surroundings.

Our beautiful gold-foil adorned gift cards.Our beautiful gold-foil adorned gift cards.

Taking a trip with Ashore means:

A comfortable, quiet reflective space for working - whether that's getting something done in your main job, working on a side project, or even writing a novel

Each location is only onboarded to the platform after one of our team has visited and met the owner personally, as well as tested the internet speed, so there are no surprises

Every Ashore stay is based in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK - from a desk with views over a Scottish loch, stays nestled on the Jurassic Coast, or quiet reflective spaces on a Welsh mountainside, you can find it with Ashore

We‘ve found the best homes in the UK for a working break. If you need a break from your home office, your routine, or a productive way to recharge and re-assess - these are the places to do it. Explore Ashore here.

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