Author Archives: Fictionophile

About Fictionophile

Fiction reviewer ; Goodreads librarian. Retired library cataloger - more time to read! Loves books, gardening, and red wine. I have been a reviewer member of NetGalley since October 2013. I review titles offered by Edelweiss, and participate in blog tours with TLC Book Tours.

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

SEPTEMBER by the numbers: Total books read: 9 Published in 2022: 9 Backlist titles: 0 Five star reads: 4 Debut novels: 1 Books that are part of a series: 3 Goodreads challenge: 103/120 (86%) GR NetGalley challenge: 64/70 (91%) GR … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s SEPTEMBER 2022 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added NINE review commitments to my TBR this month. (All book descriptions are linked to Goodreads.) I received THREE of these titles from NetGalley. AND… I downloaded FIVE titles from Edelweiss Do any of these titles sound good to … Continue reading

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“Whale Fall” by Ann Lambert – Book Review

Roméo Leduc – is a Detective Chief Inspector of homicide working for the Sûreté du Québec, who works out of an office in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec.  Roméo is a workaholic who loves to read, loves classical music, is a vegetarian, and has … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – Sept. 28, 2022 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday #bookworms

Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. I’ve linked the book descriptions to the Goodreads site for the book. Just answer the three questions below and leave … Continue reading

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“The Matchmaker’s Gift” by Lynda Cohen Loigman – Book Review

This is the author’s third novel and I have read all her work. I have to say that I enjoy her writing enough that if I see her name on the cover, I will get a copy. This book was … Continue reading

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Hurricane Fiona and me

Well folks, Fiona lived up to her potential! Here in the Halifax area of Nova Scotia hundreds of thousands of people are without electricity. Our power has now been off for 65 hours! (as of Sept. 26th) In the north … Continue reading

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“The Guest House” by Robin Morgan-Bentley – Book Review

If you are a fan of dark, twisty, and somewhat disturbing thrillers then you should read “The Guest House“. Although I’m a real fan of page turners, this one might have been just one plot twist too far. Jamie and … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – September 20, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #FoundObject @Anne_Frasier #TuesdayBookBlog @AmazonPub

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the titles from my own TBR. This book is a title I received from Thomas & Mercer (an imprint of Amazon Publishing) via … Continue reading

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“The Winners” by Fredrik Backman – Book Review

“It is often said that history is written by the winners, but there are no winners here.” In 2018 I read “Beartown“. It was phenomenal. Then later that same year I read “Us Against You“, and that actually managed to … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – Sept. 14, 2022 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday #bookworms

Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. I’ve linked the book descriptions to the Goodreads site for the book. Just answer the three questions below and leave … Continue reading

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