Monthly Archives: June 2022

Fictionophile’s JUNE 2022 Reading Wrap-Up #bookblogger #MonthlyWrapUp

JUNE by the numbers: Total books read: 12 Published in 2022: 7 Backlist titles: 2 Five star reads: 5 Debut novels: 2 Books that are part of a series: 3 Goodreads challenge: 73/120 (61%) GR NetGalley challenge: 45/70 (64%) GR … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s JUNE 2022 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added TWELVE review commitments to my TBR this month. (All book descriptions are linked to Goodreads.) I received FIVE of these titles from NetGalley. I received this title from Sarah Hardy in order that I can participate in the … Continue reading

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“We Watch You” by NS Ford – Book Review

Four friends since childhood who are now in their early thirties: Tina Jameson – has suicidal thoughts and suffers from debilitating depression. It all stemmed from an event in her teens when her three closest friends turned against her… We … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – June 28, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheMarshQueen @virginiahartmn @GalleryBooks @simonschuster

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from Edelweiss. Today, Tuesday June 28, 2022 I … Continue reading

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“The Necklace” by Matt Witten – Book Review

Susan Lentigo – Twenty years ago Susan’s seven year old daughter Amy was brutally raped and murdered. She is stuck in a sort of limbo. She still lives in the same house, has the same poorly paid waitressing job, only … Continue reading

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“Point Last Seen” by Christina Dodd – Book Review

“Last Seen in Gothic” series – Book ONE Adam Ramsdell – lives alone in the quirky hamlet of Gothic, California which is peopled by eccentrics, artists, and loners. He is somewhat taciturn and  a loner himself, so he fits right … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word = TRUST #WednesdaysWord #booklovers #bookbloggers #fiction

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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“Elsewhere” by Alexis Schaitkin – Book Review

“I began to know what women here had always known: We were endangered, but we were dangerous, too; our peril was also our power.” “Elsewhere” is not my usual type of read. With elements of dystopian fiction, it is speculative … Continue reading

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“The Invisible Husband of Frick Island” by Colleen Oakley – Book Review

Anders Caldwell is a young, nerdy, and earnest journalist. He aspires to be successful like his childhood hero, Clark Kent. He works full-time at a low-budget newspaper and does a podcast in his own time. When he is sent to … Continue reading

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“The Other Guest” by Helen Cooper – Book Review

The story is told via three points of view: Joanna Greenfield (Derby, England) – works as a Head of Counselling Services at a university. She is a very caring woman, so is excellent at her job. She lives alone (with … Continue reading

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