Tag 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 – 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 – A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby

Summer is officially HERE!!! And we are all so, so busy enjoying it. Our book for June is A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby. We’re super excited because the movie is out too! Back next month with a proper … Continue reading

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Book of the month – Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

We are WAY behind on our blogging, as I previously said… so I’m sorry for announcing our May book so late! Hopefully we can can catch up this month. As usual, we’ve been busy. We’ve got three new book club babies, … Continue reading

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Book of the month – Annabel by Kathleen Winter

It’s February – the month of LOVE! I only say that because of Valentine’s Day, really. I am loving seeing all the pink and red displays in stores, particularly the UBC’s favourite spot – Chapters Indigo. We all want to … Continue reading

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December book review – The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

Many probably heard last week’s buzz around the Bell “Let’s Talk” campaign to end the stigma around mental health. You may have been one of the three million who tweeted the hashtag #BellLetsTalk that helped raise over $5.5 million for mental … Continue reading

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November book review – Blindness by Jose Saramago

After the colossal failure of my first book pick in the Summer of 2012, with Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel, I sought to redeem myself with my second pick. Hedging my bets, I picked a book I had … Continue reading

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October book review – The God of Small Things

As regular readers will know, I have had some ups and downs in the book picking sphere. Although I have advised you on how to pick a good book, you may also have read my post on the first ever … Continue reading

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August book review – The Dinner by Herman Koch

Touted as the “European Gone Girl“, the UBC read The Dinner by Herman Koch for our August pick. To start, we agreed setting the book up by comparing it to Gone Girl was a bad idea.  The only thing they … Continue reading

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April book review – The Glass Castle

This month, we all gathered at Steph’s lovely apartment to celebrate Cinco de Mayo…I mean, discuss her pick The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. The last in our series of memoirs (for now), this was my personal favourite. Before Steph … Continue reading

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