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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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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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