Monthly Archives: March 2013

Julia’s 2013 reading challenge – quarterly update

Where the heck did the last three months go?! I can’t believe it’s almost April and we’re through the first quarter of 2013. I was looking at my calendar and realized it was already time for my first quarterly update … Continue reading

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Erin’s most despised characters

When I read a book, one of the most important factors for me is the characters.  If I didn’t like a book, it is usually because I didn’t like the main characters, couldn’t relate to them, or that the characters were … Continue reading

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Julia’s Picks

Most people have dreams. They want to climb Kilimanjaro, win a Nobel prize or have a family of six. They aspire to be all sorts of things. I’m no different, and I’ll tell anyone who will listen about my dream. … Continue reading

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February book review – The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler

Having joined the UBC last spring, I was surprised to have my turn to pick a novel come up so quickly. With a large group of over 20 members, I assumed I’d have to pay my dues and wait 2 … Continue reading

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Meeting the author – Our outing with Nancy Richler

As our regular readers may be aware, The Unputdownable Book Club has started getting into the habit of contacting our authors. In January, we got in touch with Lauren B. Davis over Twitter and she very kindly offered to answer any … Continue reading

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Book of the month – Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat

Happy Monday friends! I am so pumped to post this morning. We had a fabulous meeting at Meghan’s last night and picked a fabulous book (one I’ve already read, so I can attest). Before I get into that, though, we … Continue reading

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Confessions of a book hoarder

My name is Erin and I am a book hoarder. No really, don’t laugh… I hoard books. I am an avid reader, but there are not enough hours in a day to read enough books to mitigate my compulsive buying … Continue reading

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Tales from a nomadic bibliophile (part 1) – For the love of reading and travelling

Having been enrolled in school almost consistently from the preliterate age of four until this past year, my social life and I struggled to make time to get through the never-ending list of assigned reading material. Needless to say, checking … Continue reading

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