Book Interrupted

Welcome to Book Interrupted, a book club for busy people to connect and one that celebrates life’s interruptions.

Latest Episodes

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September 12, 2022 00:39:28
Burnout Episode 1

Burnout Episode 1

Moustache hairs, humour, the patriarchy, and audio books. The Book Interrupted women continue Season Two with “Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle” by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “Burnout”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Discussion Points: Personal journals Using your body to work through stress Humour in self help The patriarchy, how it relates to wellness, and expected roles and behaviour of women Worksheets in the book “Science is not an exact science” Authors reading their own audio books - is it a good thing? Preconceived notions of books Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski Brené Brown Unlocking Us podcast with Emily and Amelia Nagoski Operation Angus by Terry Fallis  The Onion  The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown ...

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September 05, 2022 00:26:16
Off The Shelf - Episode 7

Off The Shelf - Episode 7

Inspired by the advanced words from “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, the Book Interrupted women play a game. Which definition is real, and which ones are fake?  This episode of Book Interrupted is Off The Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! Discussion Points: Humectant Crepuscular Rococo  Bathetic Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel ...

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August 29, 2022 00:01:14
Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

Tune in next week for our regular scheduled Off The Shelf Episode.   ...

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August 22, 2022 00:38:54
Fun Home Episode 6

Fun Home Episode 6

Nice ghosts, chin hairs, companion book, the Mandela Effect, and interruptions while reading. Concluding their series on “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Discussion Points: Why was this book chosen? Kim’s follow-up of what she thought - feeling left out of the book Having a companion book to Fun Home Talking about menopause  Plucking your chin hairs Podcast awards Most people are nice Pronouncing words Interruptions while reading The Mandela Effect Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For John Green Body Worlds Shazaam The Mandela Effect ...

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August 15, 2022 00:42:04
Fun Home Episode 5

Fun Home Episode 5

Periods, sex scenes, references, and recommendations. The Book Interrupted women finish their discussion on “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel, then share their final book reports. Do they recommend the book?  Discussion Points: Period references and period underwear Writing to the author  Do you recommend the book? Were there any books that were referenced that you want to read? How did you feel about the sex scenes? Final book reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For Blossom  ...

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August 08, 2022 00:35:39
Fun Home Episode 4

Fun Home Episode 4

Life choices, raising children, household organization, solipsism, and more. The women continue their chat inspired by “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” by Alison Bechdel. Are you a person who has too many mugs or just enough?  Discussion Points: Reading a graphic novel like reading poetry Literary references and complicated vocabulary in Fun Home Philosophy of solipsism  Making life choices that make yourself happy The nuclear family and adult creative pursuits Raising children with a village versus a small family The advantages to having multi-aged play groups Child, bag, and other trackers Having homes for household objects so you don’t lose things Having too many mugs Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel  Dykes to Watch Out For Solipsistic The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The 4% Fix: How One Hour Can Change Your Life by Karma Brown Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans by Michaeleen Doucleff The Tile App ...

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