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Fictionophile · 7h ago

Cover Love: part 33 – Lawn chairs

The covers of novels entice the reader to enter a different world. Covers are, after all, the way the publisher ‘hooks‘ the reader into choosing one book over countless others. In keeping wi...
Fictionophile · 1d ago

“Malagash” by Joey Comeau

As soon as I saw this title offered on NetGalley, I just knew I had to read it. The place name alone cinched it. As I sit in my cottage on a warm, though blustery day, I am just a … Continue...
Fictionophile · 2d ago

“Call of the undertow” by Linda Cracknell

Back when I was working as a library cataloger I used to keep a running list of those titles that really appealed to me as possible reads. (two notebooks full) One of those titles was “Call ...
Fictionophile · 1w ago

“Grief cottage” by Gail Godwin

Marcus Harshaw is eleven years old, but he has an old soul. He and his mother lived together in semi-poverty sharing a bedroom. An only child, he was studious and dependable. Serious and aca...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

Throwback Thursday (an old favorite recommended)

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favourites, as well as books that were published over a year ago. Not to mention those that are languishing on the to be read pi...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

Cover Love: part 32 – Islands

The covers of novels entice the reader to enter a different world. Covers are, after all, the way the publisher ‘hooks‘ the reader into choosing one book over countless others. In this, my t...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

“Local girl missing” by Claire Douglas

Frankie and Sophie were best friends from early childhood. Sophie Collier came to Oldcliffe-On-Sea with her mother and brother when they ran away from Sophie’s abusive father.  Francesca (Fr...
Fictionophile · 2W ago

Throwback Thursday (an old favorite recommended)

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favourites, as well as books that were published over a year ago. Not to mention those that are languishing on the to be read pi...
Fictionophile · 2W ago

“Beyond the wild river” by Sarah Maine

“Beyond the wild river” has two distinct timelines. A short one in 1888 in Scotland and the other larger one five years later in the United States and Canada.  Set during a time when class a...
Fictionophile · 2W ago

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 o...