Category Archives: Favorite books

#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘M’ #GreatReads

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

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“One Step Too Far” by Lisa Gardner – Book Review

“If you hoard other people’s tragedies, does that make your own easier to bear?”Frankie Elkin is, in her own words, a scrawny, middle-aged white woman. She is a drifter, an excellent bartender, and an alcoholic. For the past decade, Frankie … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s Top Reads of 2021 – #BookRecommendations #GreatReads

It is that time of year again. When we all reflect back and decide which books will make our favorites list…  I always find this task extremely difficult.  This year I read 131 books, many of them spectacular, making the … Continue reading

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘L’ #GreatReads

This year I”m going through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For December 2021, the twelfth month, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘L‘. I am choosing these titles from the books I’ve … Continue reading

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘K’ #GreatReads

This year I”m going through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For November 2021, the eleventh month, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘K‘. I am choosing these titles from the books I’ve … Continue reading

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“The Last House on Needless Street” by Catriona Ward – Book Review

“How many times can someone bend before they break forever?” Ted – a man who is large and stature, has no friends, and lives in the house where he grew up. Ted clearly has some form of mental illness and … Continue reading

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Ten Favorite #Spooktober Reads #BookRecommendations #SpookyReads #OctoberReads

For those of you who read ‘seasonally‘, I thought I’d share 10 of my favorite novels that are perfect for this time of year.

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘J’ #GreatReads

This year I plan to go through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For October 2021, the tenth month, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘J‘. I am choosing these titles from the … Continue reading

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘I’ #GreatReads

This year I plan to go through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For September 2021, the ninth month, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘I‘. I am choosing these titles from the … Continue reading

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“Rock, Paper, Scissors” by Alice Feeney – Book Review

“Things have been wrong with Mr. and Mrs. Wright for a long time.” Adam and Amelia Wright drive from London to Scotland to celebrate their anniversary. Amelia ‘won‘ the trip via a contest she entered through her work.  Immediately the … Continue reading

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“Margreete’s Harbor” by Eleanor Morse – Book Review

1955 – Margreete Hocking – an elderly woman who lives alone in a house beside the sea in the state of Maine. Margreete has been married three times, has had three children, and has lived a full and vibrant life, … Continue reading

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘H’ #GreatReads

This year I plan to go through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For August 2021, the eighth month, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘H‘. I am choosing these titles from the … Continue reading

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#BookRecommendations with titles that start with the letter ‘G’ #booklovers #bookbloggers #GreatReads

This year I plan to go through the entire alphabet, one letter per month. For July 2021, the seventh month, I’m listing all of my favourite novels that begin with the letter ‘G‘. I am choosing these titles from the … Continue reading

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“Magpie Lane” by Lucy Atkins – Book Review

“Damage is only damage, after all, when it is observed.” Dee is a middle-aged Scottish woman living and working in the University City of Oxford, England. For the past two decades she has been a nanny to various visiting professors … Continue reading

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“The Good Sister” by Sally Hepworth – Book Review

“Maybe when it comes to sisters, boundaries are always a little bit blurry. Blurred boundaries, I think, are what sisters do best.” Rose and Fern Castle are the twenty-eight year old fraternal twins of a single mother. When the girls … Continue reading

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