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Hello October – Fictionophile personal updates

Autumn is rolling along and I’m starting to realize that once again I won’t get all the books read in 2019 that I wanted to…  Do you go into ‘autumn panic’? This year has been a memorable one for our … Continue reading

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Hello September (Fictionophile personal updates)

Hello lovely folks! Summer days will soon be over, it is September already!  The photo below shows my husband and I enjoying the beautiful sunset at our summer cottage. If any of you were wondering about my online silence recently, … Continue reading

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Hello August – #Fictionophile updates

Midsummer already! Time flies when you’re sweating having fun! Yes folks, even Nova Scotia, Canada is having a heat wave.  Not as bad as some places in Europe, but hot nevertheless. (low to mid 30s Celsius) We’ve been having a … Continue reading

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Hello May 2019 – Fictionophile updates

April was a busy and interesting month for me. We had a baby shower for my daughter-in-law who is expecting in June. She is having a baby boy, and we are more than delighted at the prospect of becoming first-time … Continue reading

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WordPress upgrade or not?

For years now I have hosted my blog on WordPress. I have a free plan which displays annoying advertising to my followers. I was thinking of upgrading to a paid plan and wondered if any of you have done this. … Continue reading

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Hello April (Fictionophile updates & March #bookhaul)

I am inordinately proud of myself that I read twelve books and blogged 28 times in March! I know this pace will not continue once the good weather kicks in and the temperatures lure me outside. I took part in … Continue reading

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Hello March (Fictionophile updates & February #bookhaul)

I added EIGHT titles to my long list of review commitments in February. They all look amazing! From Edelweiss I received six titles: From NetGalley I received two titles: Even though I added eight titles to my review commitments, I also purchased 5 … Continue reading

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Hello February 2019 (blog updates & January #bookhaul)

February is my birthday month. Here in Nova Scotia, it is often the worst weather month of the year, so I can be forgiven for planning a month of snuggling up with some really good books… right?  I really, really, … Continue reading

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A little light housekeeping – Book Blogger style

I love being a wee part of this fantastic book-blogging community. To that end, I try to support my fellow bloggers as much as I can, time permitting.  I have a vast blogroll of 208 book bloggers whose blogs I … Continue reading

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Hello December (Fictionophile updates & November’s #bookhaul)

During the month of November I added NINE titles to my TBR 3 purchases + 6 review commitments I received 3 titles from NetGalley in November “River Bodies” by Karen Katchur Blurb: A body just turned up in the small town … Continue reading

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So Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American blog friends. Although Thanksgiving in Canada was last month, I have something to be very thankful for today.  Fictionophile has just met a huge milestone! I wish to extend a huge thank-you to … Continue reading

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Hello November – Fictionophile updates and October book haul

October was a very sad month for our family because my step-father passed away. He was 93 and had little quality of life left, so for him it was a blessing. Anyone who has been through it knows that even … Continue reading

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Hello October (Fictionophile updates and Sept. book haul)

October 1st and back home again! To celebrate our 41st wedding anniversary, my husband and I went on our first ever cruise!  We flew from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Vancouver, British Columbia (4,444 km= 2,761 miles) where we boarded the Holland … Continue reading

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Poll results + A very brief hiatus – back in October…

Just wanted you all to know that because my husband and I are celebrating our 41st wedding anniversary the last week of September…. I’m taking a brief blogging hiatus. Please forgive me if I don’t comment and Tweet your posts.  … Continue reading

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What device do YOU use for reading BLOGS?

I spent over an hour creating a new blog background for Fictionophile. My husband strolled by my desk and asked what I was doing.  I explained. He completely burst my bubble when he stated: “Why waste your time doing that?  … Continue reading

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