Category Archives: Fictionophile report

Sunday Sampler – what I’ve been up to Jan. 10-16, 2022

We are in our fourth wave of Covid-19 here in Nova Scotia, with many new cases of Omnicron daily. For that reason, most all of what I’ve been doing lately has been very close to home. I recently purchased a … Continue reading

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2021 in review – a Fictionophile #Bookblogger Update

With 2021 now in our rear-view mirror, I thought I’d post an update on my reading and blogging for the year. I have read 131 novels: Of those 131 titles, 72 were from NetGalley – and I completed my NetGalley … 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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Fictionophile’s DECEMBER 2021 Reading Wrap-Up #MonthlyWrapUp

In the past month I’ve read NINE titles. I enjoyed every one of them, some more than others of course. This is definitely not an uplifting story. It is a tale of hardship, of poverty, injustice, and perseverance. Of living … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s DECEMBER 2021 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added EIGHT review commitments to my TBR this month. (All book descriptions are linked to Goodreads.) I received FIVE of these titles from NetGalley. AND thanks to Rachel Kennedy (Senior Publicity Manager, Century & Del Rey UK) I FINALLY … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s NOVEMBER 2021 Reading Wrap-Up #MonthlyWrapUp

In the past month I’ve read NINE titles. I enjoyed every one of them, some more than others of course. My review of “The Night She Disappeared” by Lisa Jewell. This was a missing persons mystery, yet it was more … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s NOVEMBER 2021 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added SEVEN review commitments to my TBR this month. I received FIVE of these titles from NetGalley. and in November, I downloaded TWO titles from Edelweiss: (this month they didn’t offer anything that appealed to me) And this month … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – Nov. 17, 2021 #readingforpleasure #bookbloggers #WWWWednesday #bookworms

Welcome to this week’s WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words. I’ve linked the book descriptions to the Goodreads site for the book. Just answer the three questions below and leave … Continue reading

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An extra hour? What to do? #bookworms #bookbloggers

When you go to bed tonight, don’t forget to change your clocks and watches back one hour. Just think, one more hour to read your book! I live in Nova Scotia, Canada and our clocks turn back at 2:00am Sunday, … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s OCTOBER 2021 Reading Wrap-Up #MonthlyWrapUp

In the past month I’ve read TEN titles. And, would you believe it, three of them were 5 star reads! I enjoyed every one of them, some more than others of course. One obvious choice for my book of the … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s OCTOBER 2021 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added eight review commitments to my TBR this month. I received five of these titles from NetGalley. I received “A Good Rest For Some” from Austin Macauley Publishers I received “Other People’s Children” from Simon & Schuster via Kelley … Continue reading

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3/4 Through 2021 – a Fictionophile Update #Bookblogger

As October 1st is the three-quarter point in 2021, I thought I’d post an update on my reading and blogging so far this year. I have read 104 novels:Of those 104 titles, 55 were from NetGalley – here is my … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s SEPTEMBER 2021 Reading Wrap-Up #MonthlyWrapUp

In the past month I’ve read TWELVE novels. And, would you believe it, SIX of them were 5 star reads! I enjoyed every one of them, some more than others of course. WHAT A DILEMMA!  I have never had such … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s SEPTEMBER 2021 #BookHaul #Bookbloggers #TBR

I’ve added eight review commitments to my TBR this month. I received seven of these titles from NetGalley. I excited to be taking part in the Pushkin Press read-along for this title! Read-along began September 23rd on Instagram! Fellow book … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s AUGUST 2021 Reading Wrap-Up #MonthlyWrapUp

In the past month I’ve read TEN novels. I enjoyed every one of them, some more than others of course. “Margreete’s Harbor” by Eleanor Morse This was one of those novels that I just knew would become one of my … Continue reading

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