Book Interrupted

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

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June 20, 2022 00:47:39
The Midnight Library Episode 4

The Midnight Library Episode 4

The Book Interrupted women and Virginia continue the group discussion about “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. They discuss kindness & relationships, whether suicide is courageous or not, wine-book pairings, and then imagine their own midnight libraries.   Discussion Points: Kindness, hard lessons, the impact of relationships Suicide – is it brave or not? Pairing wine with books! The members name their libraries and their alternate lives Meredith’s Midnight Used Book Store Lindsay’s Midnight Wine Cellar & Jancis Robinson Sarah’s Midnight Bakery & her boss Margaret Kim’s Midnight Boardgame Café or improv game & her grade 11 law teacher Lia’s Midnight Hotel with different beds & Brutus the dog Virginia’s Midnight Record Store Kara’s Midnight Green Room & Clarissa Pinkola Estés Amusement parks, too much adrenaline, and colliding with birds Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Jancis Robinson - Wine Critic Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés Women Who Run With The Wolves Seinfeld Gene’s Picks ...

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June 13, 2022 00:45:53
The Midnight Library Episode 3

The Midnight Library Episode 3

The Book Interrupted women and Virginia share their personal thoughts at the halfway mark of reading “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig, then continue in the group discussion. The women discuss depression, the unpredictable outcomes of choices, and fiction versus reality. What roles do philosophy, perspective, & mindset have in regret? How does the language of mental health change the conversation? Discussion Points: Philosophy, perspective, and mindset Choices change life in unpredictable ways Connecting with the main character, or not Depression Micro dosing Fiction versus real life Language change for the good  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Matt Haig Everything Everywhere All At Once Official Trailer Quantum Leap TV Show Opening Credits ...

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June 06, 2022 00:33:24
The Midnight Library Episode 2

The Midnight Library Episode 2

The Book Interrupted women and Virginia continue the conversation about “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. They discuss acceptance instead of regret, abortion, right choices with bad feelings, and the happiest life yet. Discussion Points: Living without regret –decisions make us Unpacking feelings about abortion Making the right choice sometimes feels bad Dog-killing babies Time travel movies starring Rachel McAdams The stairway to happiness Kids giving themselves haircuts   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig About Time Official Trailer Time Traveler’s Wife Official Trailer ...

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May 30, 2022 00:45:09
The Midnight Library Episode 1

The Midnight Library Episode 1

The Book Interrupted women welcome Virginia and kickoff the first fan book choice of Season 2: “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. The women individually give their first impressions of the book, and continue in the group chat. They discuss fate, soulmates, parallel universes, purgatory, Gene’s Picks from Seinfeld, and (of course) regret. Discussion Points: Book Interrupted welcomes Virginia to the fan book cycle Devouring the book – the right way and wrong way Gene’s Picks – finding your Gene or your Elaine for books or beliefs Fate, soulmates, parallel universes, and purgatory Bad things can be good things Poetry, philosophy, and book coming into life at the right time Bird interruption aka Jon Young is a sneaky guy   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:  Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Matt Haig The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The Valkyries by Paulo Coelho Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brené Brown Lean in: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg Leading Change by John Kotter Seinfeld Gene’s Picks Another Earth - Official Trailer Spiderman: No Way Home - Official Trailer ...

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May 23, 2022 00:39:09
Off The Shelf Episode 5

Off The Shelf Episode 5

 The following episode of Book Interrupted is Off the Shelf. Hold on to your bookmarks! The Book Interrupted women play Two Truths and a Lie. Can you guess which one is a lie? Discussion Points: The unlikely accidents that left scars on Lindsay’s hands The embarrassing things that happened to Lia while she was working on a tattoo Meredith’s bat blood potion, university professor romance, and sea turtle encounter Kara’s drunken brother-in-law stories, and a close encounter with a deer The famous people Kim has met Sarah’s accident-prone stories that are better than lies Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group Behind Her Eyes on Netflix Jordan Knight from The New Kids On The Block Topher Grace from That '70s Show Lance Bass from NSYNC Toe Touches / Russians ...

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May 16, 2022 00:56:04
What the Robin Knows Episode 6

What the Robin Knows Episode 6

Concluding their series on “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World” by Jon Young, the women discuss follow-ups and fan responses during the book cycle. Naked in the forest, multiple penises, doing it birdie style, self-esteem & mirrors, and Bird Call Challenge. Discussion Points: Squiggy’s Stumble Forward T-shirt Twitter reactions & realizing Twitter account names aren’t always their real name Topic Tuesday quote: “Every living being has a purpose” More on naturists, naturalists, and nudists Multiple penises (or is it peni?) Self-esteem, self-consciousness, and mirrors. Doing it birdie style These are the birds in our neighbourhood Book Interrupted members answer the Bird Call Challenge Do you read one book at a time or multiple books? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World by Jon Young Bird Language Audio Library Jon Young Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Bird Songs A Fed Bear Is A Dead Bear The Kids in the Hall -- Chicken Lady   ...

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