Monthly Archives: May 2021

Fictionophile’s MAY 2021 Reading Wrap-Up

May turned out to be a productive month – reading wise, probably due mostly to the fact that Nova Scotia is still in lockdown. In the past month I’ve read thirteen novels.  I had aimed for a dozen, but managed … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s May 2021 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added eight review commitments to my TBR this month. I received six of these titles from NetGalley. I received an invitation from Flatiron Books to read and review this one. They sent me a publisher widget for the book. … Continue reading

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“The Lifeline” by Margaret Mayhew – Book Review

Frog End is a traditional, bucolic English village. Charming houses, a village green, and a population that is for the most part, no longer young. The young doctor of Frog End is a very caring and sympathetic man who seeks … Continue reading

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“White Oaks” by Jill Hand – Book Review

In a Greek Revival plantation mansion in Georgia, Blanton Toombs Trapnell is celebrating his ninetieth birthday. He is an abrasive and ornery old man. His three adult children come home to celebrate with him – all with a view to … Continue reading

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Crooked Lane Books – a Mystery and Thriller bundle of Ebooks @crookedlanebks @FirstBook #booklovers #bookbloggers

I am not affiliated with Crooked Lane Books, but when I got this email from them I just HAD to share it! If you download their ‘Humble Book Bundle‘ of 20 mystery and thriller titles, you can pay what you … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – “The Twilight Wife” by A.J. Banner – #BookReview #ThrowbackThursday

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 Woman On The Stairs” by Bernhard Schlink – Book Review

One upon a time there was a wealthy man named Peter Gundlach who had a beautiful wife named Irene. He commissioned artist Karl Schwind to paint her portrait. Irene took a liking to the artist and left her husband for … Continue reading

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“The Winter Sea” by Susanna Kearsley – Book Review

Present Day – Canadian novelist Carrie McClelland travels to Aberdeenshire Scotland to write her latest novel which is set in the historic Slains Castle. Once there, she finds that the book is almost writing itself as she seems to be … Continue reading

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“The Less Dead” by Denise Mina – Book Review

“The Less Dead” was shortlisted for the COSTA Prize 2020. Margot – an adoptee whose adoptive mother has recently died. She had a good upbringing and good education and now works as a doctor. She has recently left her boyfriend, … Continue reading

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30 People I Have Yet To Meet (and 13 people I’ve met already)

I have been perusing my Goodreads TBR and noticed that several of my anticipated titles have both the first and last names of a person in their titles. Hence, I’m now sharing with you 30 of those titles in case … Continue reading

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