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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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Hello September (Fictionophile updates and August’s bookhaul)

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. Though I’ve been reluctant to add to my already lengthy TBR, … Continue reading

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Hello August (Fictionophile updates and July’s bookhaul)

Hello lovely folks! Summer days are speeding by and August is almost here already! Though I’ve been reluctant to add to my already lengthy TBR, it is only expected that I had to add a few titles.  I am a … Continue reading

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Halfway through 2018 – Bookish Reflections

We have now officially passed the halfway point of 2018. Looking back at my reading year so far, I thought I’d share my top ten reads of the 57 books I’ve read since January 1, 2018. I’ve linked the book … Continue reading

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July TBR: a (loose) plan

Well folks this is the 4th month of my plan to get a handle on my TBR.  In addition to trying to get the oldest titles off my list, I’ve been valiantly trying to abstain from requesting anything on NetGalley … Continue reading

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Hello JULY! Happy Canada Day! (+Fictionophile’s June bookhaul)

Hello lovely folks! JULY already and the marking of Canada’s official 151st birthday. As many of you know, I spend my summers at our family cottage situated on Cape John, on the Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia.  It is indeed ‘My … Continue reading

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Hello June (Fictionophile updates & May’s bookhaul)

Hello lovely folks! The months are slipping past at an alarming rate. (That’s a sign of old age, if there ever was one.)  It is June already – the month that we Nova Scotians dig in the dirt / aka … Continue reading

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Surprise Monday Book Post ! #bookpost @SimonSchuster @reid_iain #Foe

I was delighted to find “Foe“, Iain Reid’s latest novel in my mailbox today! His previous novel, “I’m thinking of ending things“, made a huge impact on me so I’m really looking forward to what he has in store for … Continue reading

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Hello May (Fictionophile updates and April’s bookhaul)

If you’ll remember, I vowed to NOT have a very big bookhaul this time.  I’ve been attempting to control my over-large TBR by planning out my reading month and, most importantly, NOT adding to my every growing list of review … Continue reading

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May TBR: a plan

(you know what they say about plans…)       This is my second month of really planning out my reading. Last month was successful. I actually read all ten titles in my April TBR plan, plus another title that … Continue reading

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April TBR: a plan

  Now that March (Reading Ireland Month) is over, it is time for me to attempt to gain control of my reading and buckle down – in the hopes of gaining a small semblance of authority over my TBR. Knowing … Continue reading

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