Monthly Archives: November 2020

Fictionophile’s November 2020 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added ELEVEN titles to my TBR this month. I received SEVEN of these titles from NetGalley and ONE from Edelweiss. Also, I received TWO books directly from the publishers and ONE directly from the author.   AND… I downloaded … Continue reading

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20 Questions for author M. Jonathan Lee #AuthorInterview @mjonathanlee @hideawayfall #337LEE

M. Jonathan Lee is a nationally shortlisted British author. His debut novel, The Radio was nationally shortlisted in The Novel Prize 2012. He has released four further novels, The Page, A Tiny Feeling of Fear, Broken Branches, and the critically … Continue reading

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“Bitter Orange” by Claire Fuller – Book Review

“Pain as well as joy makes us who we are.” Frances Jellico 1969 – nearing her fortieth birthday, she is socially inept and has never experienced love, or even a man’s attentions.  She left her place at Oxford to take … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word = WRONG

Most readers will acknowledge that some words reappear time and time again in titles. Often these words are associated with a particular genre. Case in point: “The girl on the train” and “Gone girl” spawned countless thriller titles with the … Continue reading

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“The Woods” by Vanessa Savage – Book Review

Tess Cooper, in her mid-twenties, is a teacher. She does not enjoy her work or the teenagers who are in her class. She lashes out at one teenager which effectively ends her teaching career. It is no coincidence that her … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – November 18, 2020 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday #bookworms

I quite like a nosy look at what others are reading. To that end, (and because I’m feeling too lazy today to put together a ‘Wednesday Word’ post), I’m once again participating in WWW Wednesday.   Welcome to this week’s … Continue reading

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“The Au Pair” by Emma Rous – Book Review

Seraphine Mayes – 2017 – Twenty-five years old and still reeling from the accidental death of her beloved father, Seraphine lives at Summerbourne. Her twin brother Danny travels a lot, and her older brother Edwin lives in town in the … Continue reading

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HBO #thriller you won’t want to miss! #TheUndoing

I’ve never recommended a television show or series on this blog before but I must make an exception. “The Undoing” was recommended to me by a friend and I’m SO happy she let me know about it. Now showing on … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – “Lie with me” by Sabine Durrant – Book Review

The Throwback Thursday meme was created by Renee over at It’s Book Talk. She made this meme to share some of her old favorites. Although all bookbloggers have an endless TBR pile, we seldom take the time to reflect back … Continue reading

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“The Hanged Man” by Andrée Rushton – Book Review

Tessa – a librarian from London, is single and in her mid-thirties. She buys into a time-share of a beautiful old farmhouse in south-west France. She shares the house with six other people and they all get along well – … Continue reading

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