Thanks to websites like Checkiday, every day has become a unique “holiday”! Take April 12th for example: it’s ‘Drop Everything and Read’ Day. In its honor, we asked the LGC team what they’re currently reading. Here’s what they had to say:  

Drop Everything and Read Day

“I am reading You Gotta Have Wa, a book about professional baseball in Japan.” – George, CEO + Co-Founder 

“Just started The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab. Really enjoying it so far.” – Cat, Asst. Director of Marketing 

“Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon.” – Carson, Executive Recruiter 

“I’m currently reading Dr Seuss every night to my 5-year-old son!” – Jaime, Executive VP + Member, ConcessionStaff by LGC 

I’m an avid reader. I’m about to read Night Mother by Kurt Vonnegut with a class and I recently read Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. – Kylie, Operations Assistant

“I just finished the book, “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World” by Anand Giridharadas. It was great!” – Greg, Area Manager 

Dune, HP Lovecraft complete fiction set, and Eragon.” – Jeremy, Area Manager 

“I am reading “The Wisdom of Sundays” by Oprah Winfrey. It is a book about one’s spiritual journey and the connections that are all too important in this life told through Oprah’s perspective.” – Jenene, Sr. Executive Recruiter 

Fish: A Proven Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results.” – Marci, Executive Recruiter 

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus and Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk.” – Alycia, Area Manager 

“I’m reading Way of The Wolf by Jordan Belfort. Yes, the Wolf of Wallstreet guy.” – Carlos, Sr. Area VP 

“Just started this audiobook a few days ago. Pretty good so far!! UNFU*K Yourself by Gary John Bishop.” – Karla, Branch Manager  

“I am reading lore on a video game Elden Ring.” Johnny, Executive Recruiter 

“Currently reading The Key to Success by Jim Rohn.” – Cristelia, Area Manager 

“Wow – apparently, I need to read more.  Everyone else is reading something! When I do get time to read, I read anything James Patterson though. Does reading the AKC website on how to prepare for puppy delivery count?” – Jennifer, VP, MarketStaff by LGC 

“I’m currently reading Atomic Habits by James Clear.” – Ashley, Branch Manager  

“I am reading Morning Glories, by Cal Sherwood. I ordered this book recently from Amazon, since he is an author that I actually hired as a manager for Talbot’s Inn in Kentucky. I’m going to order the whole series since I know the author, now! He has 4 books out, and I am really excited that I got to meet an actual author!” – Monica, Sr. Executive Recruiter 

“I have been listening to the Dungeons and Daddies podcast (audio book) – highly recommend it, super funny!” – Lindsey, Regional Staffing Manager 

“I have two that I am toggling back and forth depending on how my day/night goes!! Leading Women – Leadership, Business, and Life by Nancy O’Reilly, PSYD and 2nd edition (even better than the 1st one!)  “I Will Teach you to Be Rich” by Ramit Sethi.” – Tena, Sr VP of Client Relations 

“I am currently reading The Atlas Six by Olivia Blake!” – Daisy, Staffing Manager 

“Books are my specialty! LET’S GO!! My current reading obsessions are Critical Role: Vox Machina –– Kith and Kin by Marieke Nijkamp and Critical Role: Vox Machina Origins Series I and II by Geek and Sundry.” – Charlie, Sr. Staffing Manager 

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab!” – Meredith, Sr. Operations Assistant 

“I am reading Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda! Her novels are all amazing.” – Marina, Staffing Manager 

Food of the Gods by Terence McKenna.” – Damond, Sr. Staffing Manager 

“I am re-reading the Hunted Series by Ivy Smoak. I am also reading the Billionaire Book Club by Max Monroe.” – Elizabeth, Area Director 

“I am reading The Lost Super Foods.” – Beck, Manager

Energy Paradox, Steven Gundry.” – Glen, COO + Co-Founder 

We hope these recommendations have inspired you to grab a book, get comfortable, and drop everything and read!