Category Archives: Fictionophile report

Hello August – #Fictionophile updates

Midsummer already! Time flies when you’re sweating having fun! Yes folks, even Nova Scotia, Canada is having a heat wave.  Not as bad as some places in Europe, but hot nevertheless. (low to mid 30s Celsius) We’ve been having a … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s July 2019 #bookhaul

I admit that I’m a real ‘greedy guts’ when it comes to books. I collect them in both paper and ebook format. I love to have a stash of unread titles that provide me with untold pleasure in the form … Continue reading

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Hello July – Fictionophile updates

Many of you have inquired about my new little grandson, and I’m happy to report he is improving daily. Our family went through many sleepless nights and worry-ridden, stress-filled days following his surgery, but he has turned out to be … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s June 2019 #Bookhaul

Although I’ve been trying to curtail (or at least cut down) on how many books I add to my review commitment queue – I find that I continually add more. I am weak… During the month of June I amassed … Continue reading

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Hello June – Fictionophile updates

I know that I seldom put anything personal on Fictionophile. It IS a book blog after all. However, there is so much going on in my personal life just now that it can’t help but spill over into all aspects … Continue reading

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Hello May 2019 – Fictionophile updates

April was a busy and interesting month for me. We had a baby shower for my daughter-in-law who is expecting in June. She is having a baby boy, and we are more than delighted at the prospect of becoming first-time … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s April 2019 #Bookhaul

I had a fruitful month in April when it comes to new books. Not many were review commitments, but I went a bit wild on Amazon buying up some inexpensive and interesting sounding Kindle books. If you want to learn … Continue reading

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The A-Z of Me @Fictionophile

A = ALBERT (the love of my life and my husband for the past 41 years) B = BOOKS (DUH!); Blogging; Bev (an old friend); Bread (I could live on bread and wine alone); Beaches; Boats; Barbecued ribs; Brussel sprouts … Continue reading

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Hello April (Fictionophile updates & March #bookhaul)

I am inordinately proud of myself that I read twelve books and blogged 28 times in March! I know this pace will not continue once the good weather kicks in and the temperatures lure me outside. I took part in … Continue reading

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March 2019 #TBR – a plan

By making a monthly TBR plan, the aim is to read more. In January I read eleven titles. However… in February I only managed to read nine.  My excuse is that it was a short month and a busy one … Continue reading

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Hello March (Fictionophile updates & February #bookhaul)

I added EIGHT titles to my long list of review commitments in February. They all look amazing! From Edelweiss I received six titles: From NetGalley I received two titles: Even though I added eight titles to my review commitments, I also purchased 5 … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s February #TBR – a plan

I surprised myself and actually read ELEVEN titles in January. (My usual is about eight) In the attempt to tame my rather wild TBR (190 titles with review commitments), I plan to read another TEN titles in February. I thought … Continue reading

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Hello February 2019 (blog updates & January #bookhaul)

February is my birthday month. Here in Nova Scotia, it is often the worst weather month of the year, so I can be forgiven for planning a month of snuggling up with some really good books… right?  I really, really, … Continue reading

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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 support my fellow bloggers as much as I can, time permitting.  I have a vast blogroll of 208 book bloggers whose blogs I … Continue reading

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January 2019 #TBR

Last year I began posting my reading ‘plan’ for the month. Well folks, it didn’t turn out so well.  I think I did it for three months – then fell off the wagon. I’m starting 2019 with the intentions to … Continue reading

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