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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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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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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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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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Feeling SO grateful – Happy Thanksgiving Canada!

Reflecting on all the hardships in the world, with the devastation of hurricanes and demented shooters…. I am SO very grateful that I live in Canada! I am SO very grateful for my husband, children, and other family members. I … Continue reading

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Hello October – Fictionophile updates and September’s book haul

October is a bittersweet month for me. It is usually the month we close up our cottage for the winter (that’s the bitter), and we settle into our autumn routines at home, including getting together with family over Thanksgiving. (the … Continue reading

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#20BooksOfSummer report & recap

20 Books of Summer is an annual reading challenge created by Cathy at 746 Books. The challenge takes place between June 1st and September 3rd, during which time the reader pledges to read 20 books from his or her TBR in three … Continue reading

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Hello September! (Fictionophile updates & August’s book haul)

September has always been my favourite month of the year.  It is for that reason that I got married in September, and this year we will be celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary! With cooler temperatures at night, and lovely warm … Continue reading

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Cottage literary rambles

As followers of Fictionophile are aware, I spend the majority of my summer at our cottage on Cape John in beautiful Nova Scotia.  Here is a view out my cottage front living room window that I use as my computer … Continue reading

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Hello June! (Fictionophile updates and May book haul)

It is finally June and any day now the lupins will be blooming in Nova Scotia!  The season when I’m really looking forward to digging in the garden and reading outdoors. I was delighted to be included in a list … Continue reading

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1500 milestone reached!

The support this blog has received is nothing short of phenomenal!   Thank you so much!

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Hello May! (Fictionophile updates and April book haul)

It would seem that spring has finally arrived in Nova Scotia! I sincerely hope that everyone had a good Easter. In April I was thrilled to be invited to read and review a new novel from Tony Black! Over the past … Continue reading

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Hello April! (Fictionophile updates and March book haul)

Fictionophile’s readership continues to grow! During the month of March an additional 96 people have begun following this blog!  That makes a total of 1,408 followers altogether!   A milestone surpassed!  I appreciate the support and I’m grateful for all your blog comments.  Thanks everyone! … Continue reading

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