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.

“Stay Awake” by Megan Goldin – Book Review @StMartinsPress #StayAwake #BookReview #NetGalley @megangoldin

Liv Reese – a young woman who has undergone many traumatic events and now experiences repetitive memory loss. Every time she awakens she is transported back to the same moment. She has just answered the telephone at her desk where … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – August 16, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #LovingTheDeadAndGone @RegalHouse1 #TuesdayBookBlog

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 directly from Regal House Publishing via NetGalley and it is … Continue reading

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘U’ #GreatReads #ReadingForPleasure

Last year I started going through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For August 2022, the 20th month of my endeavor, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘U‘ I am choosing these titles … Continue reading

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“The Last House On The Cliff” by Anne Wyn Clark – Book Review

There were many factors that attracted me to this novel. The striking cover, the remote Anglesey, Wales setting, and the hints of family secrets to name but a few. It delivered on these and I was immersed for about the … Continue reading

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“The Family Remains” by Lisa Jewell – Book Review

With a sordid family history which originated in a desirable Chelsea neighbourhood of London, the children of the house featured in the author’s “The Family Upstairs” have reinvented themselves. Now, some twenty-six years later, they’ve built lives for themselves with … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – August 10, 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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Teaser Tuesday – August 9, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheGodmothers @welbeckus #TuesdayBookBlog

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 directly from Welbeck Publishing and it is on my September … Continue reading

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“A Tidy Ending” by Joanna Cannon – Book Review

“There are always two ways to interpret everything in life. All you need to do is pick the version that suits you better.” “… whenever you try to run away from your problems, your problems join you for the ride, … Continue reading

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“The Locked-Away Life” by Drew Davies – Book Review

“Regret is a dish served cold, with plenty of leftovers, lasting you for decades”. Esther is eighty-two years old, has very limited mobility, and lives alone in a vine-covered manor house in the Midlands with her many regrets as company. … Continue reading

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Teaser Tuesday – August 2, 2022 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday #TheBarraBoy @IainK_Writing @BookGuild

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 downloaded from NetGalley and I will be reading it this month. … Continue reading

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