Category Archives: Fictionophile report

Fictionophile’s Reading Challenges for 2021 #readingchallenge2021 #bookbloggers #2021readingchallenges

Last year I completed five of the six reading challenges I set out for myself. This year, I vow to complete EIGHT. #1 is the Goodreads Reading Challenge. For this challenge I aim to read 100 titles in 2021. #2 … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s Top Reads of 2020 – #BookRecommendations

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 108 books, many of them spectacular, making the … Continue reading

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2020 – Annual Report: A Recap of the Blog’s Activities

What a year! As we’ve all experienced so much this year on a personal level, I thought I’d just recap my Fictionophile blog – sticking just to the blogging facts. I read 108 books and wrote 108 book reviews this … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s December 2020 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added FIVE titles to my TBR this month. My review commitments have reached the ‘out of control‘ stage, so I tried very hard to keep the number of new ones low this month. I received TWO of these titles … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s November 2020 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added ELEVEN titles to my TBR this month. I received SEVEN of these titles from NetGalley and ONE from Edelweiss. Also, I received TWO books directly from the publishers and ONE directly from the author.   AND… I downloaded … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – November 18, 2020 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday #bookworms

I quite like a nosy look at what others are reading. To that end, (and because I’m feeling too lazy today to put together a ‘Wednesday Word’ post), I’m once again participating in WWW Wednesday.   Welcome to this week’s … Continue reading

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Taking stock of the blog and making plans for 2021

Come January 2021 I will have been seriously blogging for five years – the same amount of time that I’ve been retired.  Fictionophile has come a long way in that time and I’m grateful to everyone who has ever commented, … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s October 2020 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added SIXTEEN titles to my TBR this month. I received ELEVEN of these titles from NetGalley and TWO from Edelweiss. Also, I received ONE book directly from the publisher and TWO directly from the authors. AND… I downloaded ELEVEN … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s recent Kindle Ebook purchases #bookhaul #KindleDeals

What with all the lovely books I’ve been getting lately from NetGalley, Edelweiss, and assorted publishers you’d reasonably think that I wouldn’t purchase any books… RIGHT? WRONG!Anyway, check out these fantastic deals I’ve taken advantage of recently. I never could … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – October 7, 2020 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday

I quite like a nosy look at what others are reading. To that end, despite the fact that I’m home now and have reliable internet, I’m once again participating in WWW Wednesdays. Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s September 2020 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added FOURTEEN titles to my TBR this month. I received TEN of these titles from NetGalley and THREE from Edelweiss. Also, I received ONE book directly from Slant Books. AND… I downloaded TEN titles from NetGalley in September:

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It’s a sickness… #bookblogger #booklover #bookworm

Logged on to NetGalley to submit a review and I had 4 new approvals waiting for me and then I requested 2 new titles and I just…. So far this month I’ve already amassed eleven more review commitments. That troubles … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – September 9, 2020 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday

As I’m continuing to have internet issues here at the cottage, I thought I’d participate in WWW Wednesday again. Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. Just … Continue reading

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Fictionophile updates – a new month September 2020

A year that all of us will remember – most of us NOT in a good way.  As the autumn nears here in Nova Scotia, we are all keeping our fingers crossed that a second wave of Covid-19 does not … Continue reading

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Challenge Ended – 20 Books of Summer – Success and Failure #20BooksOfSummer20

Back at the beginning of the summer I joined Cathy’s “20 Books of Summer Challenge” which ran from June 1st until September 1st, 2020 At that time I vowed to read the following 20 books:Did I succeed? Yes and No. … Continue reading

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