Category Archives: Giveaways

4,000 Followers Giveaway – and the winner is….

In June, Fictionophile reached the 4,000 followers milestone.  To celebrate, and to thank you all for supporting my blog, I hosted a The winner receives an Amazon gift card I used the “Random Name Picker” web tool to choose from … Continue reading

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Celebrating 4,000 followers! #Giveaway time!

I am beyond delighted to report that Fictionophile has just passed the 4,000 follower milestone.  When I retired from my library career, in early 2017, I had only 52 followers, so the blog has come a long way since I’ve … Continue reading

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Lume Books – amazing Good Friday Ebook giveaway! @lume_books #kindledeals #ebooks

Lume Books (formerly Endeavor Media) is hosting a spectacular giveaway. Just the thing to cheer you up and keep you occupied while you self-isolate. Today and tomorrow only, you have the opportunity to download any (or all) of fifty of … Continue reading

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“The Widows” by Jess Montgomery – Book Review

“Inspired by the true story of Ohio’s first female sheriff, this is a powerful debut about two women’s search for justice as they take on the corruption at the heart of their community.” A story of two courageous, hard-working, and … Continue reading

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Hello April (Fictionophile updates and March #bookhaul)

Well folks, my “Reading Ireland” went fairly well. I read and reviewed the following seven Irish novels: (just click the title to read my review)  “The railway station man” by Jennifer Johnston  “The secrets of Roscarbury Hall” by Ann O’Loughlin … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winners !

  With only three comments on my Giveaway post, those who commented had a one in three chance of winning a digital copy of Regina Timothy’s novel “Full Circle“. To choose the winner I used the Random Name Picker web … Continue reading

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“Girl unknown” giveaway winner! + Poll results

 Hello everyone! I want to wish you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day! As many of you know, I ran a giveaway that coincided with the blog tour for “Girl Unknown” by Karen Perry.  The giveaway, which was open to … Continue reading

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Hello January! (Fictionophile updates)

It is 2017 and I wish a very Happy New Year to you all! Fictionophile’s readership continues to grow! Over the past month an additional 91 people have begun following this blog!  That makes a total of 1,070 followers altogether!   It was … Continue reading

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Hello November! (Fictionophile updates)

It is true that time flies faster the older you get.  I defy anyone to disagree! LOL November already. First things first… I took part in the blog tour for “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett. Through my blog, Anne Berger of Albuquerque, New … Continue reading

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“The couple next door” by Shari Lapena

This seems to be the year for debut novels that are very well crafted.  “The couple next door” is a riveting suspense novel that keeps readers turning the pages frantically to follow the plight of its characters.  With a fast-paced plot … Continue reading

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Fictionophile updates

The lucky winner of the print copy of “June” by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore is Marjorie from Woodstock, Ontario. Congratulations Marjorie! This giveaway was provided by TLC Book Tours. Thanks to all who participated in the draw. I am SO pleased to report … Continue reading

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“June” by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore (TLC Book Tour + Giveaway!)

Two years ago I read and reviewed a novel called “Bittersweet“ by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore so when I was offered a spot on the TLC Book Tour for her new novel I jumped at the chance! Like “Bittersweet” this new novel is peopled with realistic … Continue reading

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“Orchids and Stone” by Lisa Preston – Book Review

Are we as a society too apathetic?  Do we not want to become involved – just carry on with our own self-centered lives?  This novel asks the question “How far would you go to help a stranger?” Strong on characterization, “Orchids … Continue reading

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“You” by Caroline Kepnes

Many people I’ve talked to have had mixed feelings about this title.  One of my best reading buddies, whom I almost always agree with, didn’t like this book at all…  After initial reservations, I found that eventually – I did! … Continue reading

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Latest giveaway winner

When I participated in the TLC Book Tour for “The Girl in the Red Coat“ by Kate Hamer, they sponsored a giveaway which I hosted on this blog. In order to enter the draw blog visitors had to either comment on or … Continue reading

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