Category Archives: Fictionophile report

Fictionophile’s May 2020 #BookHaul

My greed in amassing books for review continues at an alarming rate. I sacrificed my 80% NetGalley badge and downloaded TEN more titles from them. This was a tough decision, but I can rationalize it by saying I’ll never get … Continue reading

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International publishing – Book availability woes

As a book blogger, I spend a LOT of time reading other people’s blogs and reviews, and perusing the internet for fodder for my own blog. Admit it. This is a virtual world where boundaries can be crossed without fear … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s April #BookHaul

Confession time.  For the second month in a row, I went a little crazy and amassed a whopping 15 new review commitments. I am going to blame my greed insanity on self isolation, because well…. I can’t blame myself, can … Continue reading

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A little light housekeeping – Book Blogger style

Since we’re all stuck at home due this global pandemic, what better time than to do a little light housekeeping – book blogger style.I love being a wee part of this fantastic book-blogging community. To that end, I try to … Continue reading

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#FFRC2020 Reading Challenge progress as of April 18, 2020

This year I put myself out on a limb and created a reading challenge. Four other bloggers have decided to join me in #FFRC2020 Here are the eight criteria for the challenge: And here is MY progress so far – … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s March #BookHaul

Confession time.  I went a little crazy this month and amassed a whopping 14 new review commitments. I am going to blame my greed insanity on self isolation, because well…. I can’t blame myself, can I? These fourteen titles all … Continue reading

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March 2020 Kindle ebook purchases #bookhaul

Anyone who knows me, or follows this blog knows for sure that I have more than enough to read. I’ll never run out of great reading material. However, like most bookworms, bookbloggers, and all other book obsessed people, I cannot … Continue reading

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Anybody out there? Thoughts from the isolated bubble…

This is not the same world that it once was. We are ALL feeling the effects of the terrifying Covid-19 pandemic. Once thought to be the subject of science fiction, our reality proves once again that what was once a … Continue reading

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Home Safe – a lovely break in these stressful times

After almost three weeks away, we have arrived home safe and healthy. We flew to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and then boarded a cruise ship which stopped at Curaçao, Aruba, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatamala, Mexico, and then on to San Diego, … Continue reading

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Goodbye February – Fictionophile update and #BookHaul

As followers of this blog will know, I am currently on vacation and have prepared this post a few weeks ago. As a result I am unable to respond to comments or interact with you socially until I return in … Continue reading

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TBR poll results – What I’ll be reading soon

Earlier this month I shared a poll with you all that listed a dozen novels that I very much want to read. Because I have SO many review commitments, I am limiting myself to read just one of the twelve … Continue reading

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January 2020 recap – The Ups and the Downs of Bookblogging

Well folks, January has been a mixed bag for me.  I read some very good novels, posted quite a few times with reviews and other bookish stuff, received some stellar titles in my monthly book haul, and, on a personal … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s January 2020 Book Haul

Here are the SIX new titles I received in January in exchange for my honest review. From Edelweiss I downloaded ONE new title: AND from NetGalley, I received FIVE new titles: I’ll start off with the one that I’m most … Continue reading

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December 2019 Kindle ebook purchases #bookhaul

Anyone who knows me, or follows this blog knows for sure that I have more than enough to read. I’ll never run out of great reading material. However, like most bookworms, bookbloggers, and all other book obsessed people, I cannot … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s December 2019 Book Haul

Despite my valiant efforts to NOT take on any more review commitments… Here are the SEVEN new titles I received in December. From Edelweiss I downloaded TWO new titles: “Seven Lies” by Elizabeth Kay (published by Pamela Dorman Books) ISBN: … Continue reading

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