Category Archives: Fictionophile report

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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Fictionophile’s Top 20 Reads of 2019 #GreatReads #BookRecommendations

This is, hands down, the most difficult post of the year to write. In 2019 I read 108 novels. Many of them were superb reads and it was VERY hard to narrow my favourites down to twenty titles. Here they … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays – from Nova Scotia, Canada

I’ll be away from my computer for a few days celebrating with my family. This year we have a LOT to celebrate.  A new baby grandson, a new job for my daughter (who has a Christmas Eve birthday), and much … Continue reading

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Hello December 2019 – Fictionophile updates

Wow! 2019 is almost over and there are SO MANY more books I wanted to get read this year. December is always such a busy month that I hope I can squeeze a few more reads in. I’m pleased to … Continue reading

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November #bookhaul redux

Yes, I know… I’ve already posted about my Kindle purchases this month. There were only thirteen of them – don’t judge me.  They were selfish purchases with no review commitments attached. Now, I’d like to share with you the seven … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s November Kindle book purchases #bookhaul

Question: What happens when you put an obsessed bookblogger on a NetGalley request hiatus? Answer: She BUYS MORE books!   I bought thirteen Kindle books this month!  So many that I thought they deserved their own post. (I’ll still do a … Continue reading

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Hello November 2019 – Fictionophile updates

As the weather turns chillier and the lead up to the holiday season is upon us, I thought I’d try something new. For ages now I’ve been trying to get a handle on my NetGalley TBR. First it was attaining … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s October 2019 #bookhaul

I’ve been trying to request fewer titles each month in an effort to get a handle on my TBR and review commitments. I’m proud of myself this month as I only added FOUR more review commitments. There are just SO … Continue reading

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