Monthly Archives: December 2012

Julia’s Favourite Books in 2012

Can you believe it? Christmas is tomorrow! We hope all our readers are off work and enjoying last-minute preparations. Merry Christmas from the Unputdownable Book Club! We can’t wait to see what books were under your tree! xo I am … Continue reading

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Book Club’s Dark Reality: An Exposé

Dear readers, you recently got to know the social side of book club a little better through Catherine‘s reporting on our Holiday meeting. She painted a harmonious picture, but I’m here to warn you – don’t be fooled. The very … Continue reading

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November book review – satirical blogger Jenny Lawson’s memoir Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

“Mm… yeah, let’s pretend this never happened.” A phrase some of us have embarrassingly stammered far too many times than care to admit. So when passing a book in Chapters called Let’s Pretend the Never Happened I stopped, stared, and asked myself … Continue reading

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Julia’s 2013 reading challenge

Around this time, many of us start thinking about new year’s resolutions. According to About.com, some of the most common resolutions include hitting the gym, spending more time with family and quitting bad habits. I’m all for setting goals and … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – The Wrap Up Edition

This year, my November was sponsored by cheggnog lattes, midnight snacks, and the top knot. Over 30 days and 30 nights I became 50,000 words closer to being able to say I’m a novelist – and that’s pretty amazing. Now … Continue reading

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Everything you thought you knew about book club…

Most of the time, as a 24-year-old female, when I tell people I’m going to book club I’m met with a snicker and a “Do you KNIT and drink TEA too?” As I silently and shamefully reflect that my last … Continue reading

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Reading This, Wearing That: Holiday Shopping Edition

The ladies of the Unputdownable Book Club rang in the holiday season with our annual Christmas Party on Dec. 1 (yes, we are keen to get into the festive spirit…and the wine). One of the highlights of the night was … Continue reading

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Book of the month – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

To say the Unputdownable Book Club started December off with a bang would be a serious understatement. I’m not kidding. I have a Santa costume, countless empties and permanent marker all over my skin to prove it. But that’s just … Continue reading

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