Tag Archives: TBR list

♥Help me choose my next ‘selfish’ read ♥

As a busy bookblogger, I seldom read anything other than advance reader’s copies.  I have a lot of review commitments, so tend to stick to those. BUT… we all have personal TBRs packed with books we long to read on … 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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Blue Monday? Books are the cure for that.

Yup! Today, January 20th, 2020 is Blue Monday. A term (in the northern hemisphere) that describes a Monday in January, typically the third Monday of the month, that is characterized as the most depressing day of the year.   To … Continue reading

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Edelweiss Reviews Challenge 2020

As many of you know, I am the moderator of the Goodreads Group for Edelweiss Reviewers. As a way of whittling down our Edelweiss review commitments I have created a Goodreads Challenge within the group. It is never too late … Continue reading

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Banish the Backlist 2020 – a bookblogger self-challenge

Twenty BACKLIST titles I plan to read in 2020:Although I hate to make New Year’s resolutions, I have promised myself that I will seriously tackle my lengthy backlist of review commitments in 2020. Time flies. I’m not sure how I’ve … 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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Christmas titles on my TBR #festiveread

Finally! I’m starting to actually get in the mood for Christmas.  If I had my way, I’d be reading nothing BUT Christmasy titles from now until the 25th of December. However… seeing as how I’m a bookblogger I feel that … 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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Wishful Wednesday… books I would like to request from NetGalley

So many times my finger has hovered over the Request button… Then, I remind myself that I already have over 70 titles from NetGalley already that I haven’t read yet.  I repeat the mantra “I must not be greedy”,  “I … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s 3 most anticipated titles (as of Nov. 2, 2019)

I wish I was stronger – but I have an addiction. Anyone who follows this blog and has read yesterday’s post knows that I have a LOT of review commitments. The comments on yesterday’s post have made me reconcile myself … 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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Horror thrillers on my TBR #OctoberReads

With myriad review commitments I seldom read the way I used to do before ‘The Blog‘. Then, I often read seasonally. That is beachy reads in the summer, Christmas reads at the end of the year and spooky reads in … Continue reading

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Books on my TBR that have an autumn ‘vibe’

Autumn is my favourite time of the year. The fall colours, the crisp air, wearing sweaters, and of course… reading snuggled up under a lovely afghan. I was scanning my Goodreads TBR and noticed that several of the books on … Continue reading

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2019 – Halfway reflections on my TBR : Part 2

Halfway through the year and I’m starting to wonder how I will get all the reading done that I really want to do. So far, I’ve read 58 books in 2019. Yesterday I shared ten titles that I want to … Continue reading

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2019 – Halfway reflections on my TBR : Part 1

Halfway through the year and I’m starting to wonder how I will get all the reading done that I really want to do. So far, I’ve read 57 books in 2019. Many of the 57 were absolutely great reads. Near, … Continue reading

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