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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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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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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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Polls: What do YOU want from Fictionophile?

We bookbloggers are a ‘different’ lot.  We read, we read, we read, but… we also blog. That means that much time is spent at the keyboard.  Not just writing posts, but also trying to maintain communication with other bloggers who … 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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Welcome November – Fictionophile’s updates and October’s book haul

I love November. Settling back into a routine at home. Doing some holiday planning and shopping. Going for long walks in the crisp autumn air… Autumn is such a beautiful season in Nova Scotia.  I endured a disheartening reading slump … Continue reading

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