Tag Archives: “Unputdownable” Book Club

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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We’re Back!

Hi Readers! After a bit of a hiatus, The Unputdownable Book Club is back to blogging! We also have a new blog coordinator now! Our Prez stepped down after having a baby, and we couldn’t be happier for her. Sarah … Continue reading

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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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October Book Review – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Like Yael, my month of hosting/book-choosing coincidentally fell on my one year anniversary in the Unputdownable Book Club. This felt really special; my life has been greatly enriched by this group of women (and their vast literary and culinary selections) over … Continue reading

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Book of the month – Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

Boy, do we have news today! Or should I say boy AND girl? That’s right – two more book club babies were born since our last post! On April 6th, Kristy gave birth to Mila Vivian Conners, who was 11 … Continue reading

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Erin’s 2014 reading challenge

As many of you know I had a very ambitious reading challenge in 2013. I challenged myself to read 45 books (having read 49 the year before) including the 12 book club books and 25 specific books that I already … 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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Happy Holidays from the UBC!

From our little family to yours… Happy Holidays from The “Unputdownable” Book Club! We hope you give and receive lots of books!

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Erin’s 2013 reading challenge – the final chapter

So it’s December.  There are many great things about this month – Christmas parties, presents, trees, family, friends, baked goods, snow! – however it also means the last few weeks of my 2013 Reading Challenge. Those of you who have … 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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