Category Archives: Fictionophile report

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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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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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Well the big day has finally arrived. That day when many of us, Irish or not, wear green clothes, drink green beer, and generally pretend we hail from the Emerald Isle. To celebrate things Irish and things bookish, I thought … Continue reading

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Hello March (Fictionophile updates and Februrary’s #bookhaul)

Well once again it is that month of the year where we are all just a little bit Irish. That being said, I will once again be participating in Cathy‘s “Reading Ireland” challenge. Since I love reading titles set in … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s major #TBR trim

Last year I wrote six posts that reflected my attempts to cull my TBR down a bit, to make it more reasonable, more manageable.  The sixth attempt left me with 1,848 titles remaining on my Goodreads TBR. With so many … 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 February! (Fictionophile updates and January #bookhaul)

Did anyone notice that I didn’t make any bookish resolutions this year?  That is because I felt I failed miserably last year, and didn’t want to repeat my mistakes. The only challenge I met was the Goodreads challenge.  All of … Continue reading

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Welcome 2018! (Fictionophile’s updates and December #bookhaul)

I hope that everyone had an enjoyable festive season spent with family, friends, and of course…. books. I received four titles from NetGalley in December I was invited to participate in the Official Transworld Blog Tour Friday, Februrary 9th, 2018. They sent … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s Top Reads of 2017

Wow! Was it ever hard to choose my top reads this year! Of the 103 titles I read in 2017 so many of them were top notch. The best I could do was narrow it down to 25 Top Titles. … Continue reading

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Fictionophile’s bookish Christmas

As the big day draws near, I thought I’d share some of the bookish ornaments on my Christmas tree. Do YOU have bookish ornaments on YOUR tree?  I’d love to hear about them. (Note: My husband was a firefighter for … Continue reading

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Hello December! (Fictionophile updates + November’s #bookhaul)

December is such a busy month in our family. Not only the lead up to Christmas, but also the month of two family birthdays.  My daughter was born on Christmas Eve, and my brother-in-law on Boxing Day. Every year at … Continue reading

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