Tag Archives: Goodreads

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 – 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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Julia’s 2014 reading challenge

For the fourth year in a row, I’m doing a reading challenge! As I recently talked about, I’m changing things up a bit this year. Before I get into details, let’s talk another quick walk down memory lane… My 2011 … Continue reading

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Julia’s 2013 reading challenge – the final chapter

You guys. I did it! I finally finished my 2013 reading challenge! As I talked about a year ago, I set out to read 12 specific books in 2013. They were: The Casual Vacancy – J.K. Rowling Everybody Has Everything … Continue reading

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Julia’s 2013 reading challenge – quarterly update

There’s basically only three months left of 2013. This year has absolutely flown by! And as you may recall, at the beginning of the year I established my 2013 reading challenge (my form of a new year’s resolution). I chose … Continue reading

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Julia’s Picks

I’m baaaack! I know you’re all sooo excited for me to reveal my second installment of Julia’s Picks.  I have been mulling these over for some time. It’s a big decision! I can’t just put my prestigious sticker on anything. … Continue reading

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Book Review – Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

As I mentioned in my previous post about my 2013 challenge, I have chosen some monsters to read this year.  It took me awhile to get started, but I have finally finished my first one: Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts. … Continue reading

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Erin’s 2013 reading challenge

Inspired by Julia’s reading challenge, as well as the annual prompt from Goodreads, I challenged myself to read 45 books this year. I know what you are thinking – “But Erin, last year you read 49, as admitted to in your Favorite … Continue reading

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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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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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