Monthly Archives: June 2020

Fictionophile’s June 2020 #BookHaul

I’ve added ELEVEN titles to my TBR this month. I was auto-approved for four titles, my requests were approved for four more, and three are titles that I was invited to review.   Blackstone Publishing  304 pages Publication date: August … Continue reading

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“The Ghost in the House” by Sara O’Leary – Book Review

“I have broken the natural laws by my return. And there are, as always, consequences.” “I shouldn’t have ever had to see him with someone else, but I have.” When Fay returns to her marital home after being dead for … Continue reading

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“Poor Little Rich Girl” by Phyllis Mallett – Book Review

Blurb: Just hours after her beloved mother’s funeral, Elaine Carson discovers she was adopted at birth, and that her real mother is Carrie Williams, a best-selling author. Feeling lost and alone, and with nothing solid tying her to her life … Continue reading

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“Seven Lies” by Elizabeth Kay – Book Review

Two lonely little girls met in school at the age of twelve. From then on they were inseparable – finding in each other someone to share their innermost thoughts. As is often the case, the girls were opposite in many … Continue reading

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Recent Kindle Ebook purchases #bookhaul #KindleDeals

I’ve been fairly restrained lately when it comes to buying books, but of course there were a few deals that I just couldn’t pass up. LOL Here are a few titles that I’ve picked up in recent weeks. Total expenditure … Continue reading

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“Blood Red City” by Rod Reynolds – Book Review

“A witness but no victim; a crime but no crime scene; too many questions without answers.” Thirty-four year old Lydia Wright works as a celebrity/entertainment reporter for a London tabloid newspaper. She is aggrieved by her loss of her ‘real‘ … Continue reading

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“The Girl from Widow Hills” by Megan Miranda – Book Review

Olivia Meyer works as a hospital administrator in North Carolina. She is a solitary woman in her mid-twenties who lives outside town in a semi-rural location. One day she receives a box containing some things that belonged to her mother … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 90 – Roads

In my 90th installment of ‘Cover Love‘, I thought I’d do a post about roads on book covers.  Since this pandemic is causing many of us to have ‘staycations’, you might find yourself  ‘on the road’ this summer. In this compilation, … Continue reading

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“Remain Silent” by Susie Steiner – Book Review

“Human beings cannot bear too much reality.”It has been my absolute JOY this week to read the third novel in the Manon Bradshaw series. And, no surprise, it was just as wonderful – if not more so! “Remain Silent” will, … Continue reading

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Celebrating 4,000 followers! #Giveaway time!

I am beyond delighted to report that Fictionophile has just passed the 4,000 follower milestone.  When I retired from my library career, in early 2017, I had only 52 followers, so the blog has come a long way since I’ve … Continue reading

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