Tag Archives: TBR list

The highs and lows of my Goodreads #TBR

I visit the Goodreads site every day – sometimes more than once a day. It is there that I keep track of my TBR.  How many review commitments I have, deadlines, etc. As many of you know, you can add … Continue reading

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Top Ten Anticipated Titles of 2019 #newbooks #bookbuzz

In no particular order – because I expect them to all be stellar reads. Are any of these gems on YOUR TBR?

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Fictionophile’s February #TBR – a plan

I surprised myself and actually read ELEVEN titles in January. (My usual is about eight) In the attempt to tame my rather wild TBR (190 titles with review commitments), I plan to read another TEN titles in February. I thought … Continue reading

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Blue Monday? Books are the cure for that.

Yup! Today, January 21st 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 battle the … Continue reading

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Police Procedural series I want to start – Part II

I can’t help myself. Police procedurals, particularly those set in the United Kingdom, are probably my favourite type of read.  Part I of this blog series was SO rewarding, that I thought I’d give it another go. Last time, the … Continue reading

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Books that would cause me to weaken…

In the valiant effort to catch up with my review commitments I have imposed a ‘Request Ban’ on myself.  I am not allowing myself to request ARCs with the abandon I did in earlier years.  It’s hard people – It’s … Continue reading

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January 2019 #TBR

Last year I began posting my reading ‘plan’ for the month. Well folks, it didn’t turn out so well.  I think I did it for three months – then fell off the wagon. I’m starting 2019 with the intentions to … Continue reading

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Series titles every month – a plan for 2019

I borrowed this idea from fellow blogger Cathy Johnson of What Cathy read next. She made a commitment to read one title by John Buchan every month. She calls it her “Buchan of the Month” posts. I have SO MANY … Continue reading

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Police procedural series I want to start – Part 1

What am I like???  There are SO many wonderful and compelling series that I’ve already begun which I want to finish, SO many that I’m dying to pursue, WHY would I want to start more? It is a terminal sickness. … Continue reading

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Recommended by Book Bloggers… Part 1

I am constantly adding to my TBR. The reason for this? BOOK BLOGGERS! As the recipient of a lot of book blogger support, I try to repay in kind by visiting other book blogger’s blogs. Over the years I’ve naturally … Continue reading

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It’s all academic! (fiction with academic settings)

It is that time of year again. Schools and colleges are starting a new year. For this post, I thought I’d share with you some of the titles I’ve enjoyed over the years that have academic settings AND some of … 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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Top of my ‘WANT’ list is…. unavailable

This morning I read a 5 STAR review of Sabine Durrant’s latest novel “Take me in” by one of my favourite bookblogger friends Cleo.  I want to read this title so much! Blurb:   He saved your son’s life. Does that … 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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