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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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Pleased and delighted! #BestBookBlog2017 @TheWriterAwards

I was pleased and delighted to get an email from The Writer Awards. In the email they stated: We had a team review THOUSANDS of recommended book blogs and write short reviews of the best ones they found! Congratulations!  Out … Continue reading

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Precious time (and Fictionophile ratings)

Time is a precious commodity. Whether you are a student, a working single, a working parent, or even when you are retired like I am, there never seems to be enough time to do the things you really enjoy – … 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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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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Hello August! (Fictionophile updates and July’s #bookhaul)

August in Nova Scotia is a lovely month in which I spend most of my time at our cottage in beautiful Cape John, Nova Scotia.  Located on the Northumberland Shore, it is just yards from the ocean, I spend my … Continue reading

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Better news today

I wish to thank the lovely bookbloggers who supported me through the plagiarism debacle yesterday.  You are all wonderful and deserve five gold stars! The issue has been resolved and the blog content removed. I feel I must share the … Continue reading

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Bookblogger plagiarism!

Today I encountered something that left me fuming and outraged. I found MY REVIEW of “The missing ones” by Patricia Gibney (dated June 13th, 2017) on another blogger’s blog copied WORD-FOR-WORD!  He has no shame! Lucas Yule gave credit for … Continue reading

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#Blogging platforms (WordPress vs. Blogger)

For some years now I’ve maintained this blog on the WordPress platform. I find it user friendly, easy to customize (even though I use a FREE version of WordPress), and I love the WordPress reader which allows me to easily … Continue reading

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Blogrolls are SO useful (#bookbloggers)

I follow quite a few blogs.  I mean I FOLLOW them, not just on my WordPress reader, but I read their posts, ‘Like’, ‘Tweet’ and ‘Comment’.  I am very fortunate to also have several bloggers who follow my blog diligently. … 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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