Category Archives: Book of the Month

Book of the Month – My Brilliant Friend

It’s my favourite month: May!!! Well actually, it’s June now, but for the purposes of this blog post, it’s still May, and I’m here to talk about our May book pick. This month was my third time hosting a meeting since … Continue reading

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Book of the Month – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I know we’ve missed about two year’s worth of Book of the Month updates – but our pick for April 2017, chosen by Emily, is I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou! I have to admit, personally, I was … Continue reading

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Book of the month – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

We have good news – we’re re-committing to blogging! After a bit of a hiatus, Sarah pointed out that this little blog is just too neat of a thing to let slide. And we agree – it’s so special! How many collaborative … Continue reading

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Book of the month – Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

The Unputdownable Book Club’s May pick is Cannery Row by John Steinbeck!

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Book of the month – Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

And our April book club pick, chosen by Kristina, is Flash Boys by Michael Lewis! We’re excited to read a novel by the same author as The Blind Side and Moneyball. Have you ready anything by Michael Lewis before?

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Book of the month – A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout

We’ve been busy, but we just wanted to say that our March book club pick was A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout! Have you read it? We loved it. What did you think?  

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Book of the month – When Everything Feels Like The Movies by Raziel Reid

It’s freezing February! Thankfully it’s almost over. Let’s see… what’s happened lately? Well, we voted on our favourite books of 2014, so you can check that out. We got super excited about To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee releasing … Continue reading

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Book of the month – A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews

All sorts of interesting things today! First of all, happy new year! You’re all probably setting our annual reading challenges over on Goodreads, like many of us are. I was a colossal failure in 2014, only reading five UBC books (ugh) … Continue reading

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Book of the month – The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis

Merry Christmas from the UBC girls! Our December book is The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis. Happy New Year!

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Book of the month – The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman

Winter has arrived in Ottawa! First things first – the Giller Prize winner! Sean Michaels won for his novel Us Conductors. It’s based on the life of Lev Thermen, the Russian-born inventor of the Theremin, which is a musical instrument I … Continue reading

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