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Fictionophile · 12h ago

Throwback Thursday: an old favorite recommended

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favorites. This week I’ve chosen “The Wacky Man” by Lyn G. Farrell for my Throwback Thursday post. It was first published in May...
Fictionophile · 1d ago

Where are they now? – Part 2: Alison Taylor

Alison Taylor is the author of the mystery series featuring protagonist DC Michael McKenna. Set in Wales, this police procedural series was one I enjoyed.   The novels in this series include...
Fictionophile · 2d ago

Cover Love: part 39 – Cemeteries

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 my thirty-...
Fictionophile · 3d ago

“Bradstreet Gate” by Robin Kirman

The novel’s title, “Bradstreet Gate,” refers to a Harvard Yard gate that commemorates the Puritan poet Anne Bradstreet and the 25th anniversary of women living in the Yard. In 1997 Julie Pat...
Fictionophile · 4d ago

Bedtime stories for grown-ups (Guest post by Andrew Joyce)

Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups is a jumble of genres—seven hundred pages of fiction and nonfiction … some stories included against the author’s better judgment. If he had known that one day t...
Fictionophile · 4d ago

I love to read – but I’m in a slump

There I’ve admitted it.  This is the first time since I began blogging that I find myself in a terrible reading slump.  I didn’t realize how bad it was until I saw this today on Goodreads: G...
Fictionophile · 5d ago

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 ...
Fictionophile · 1w ago

Throwback Thursday (an old favorite recommended)

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favorites. I haven’t posted for the last two Thursdays, so I hope that you will appreciate my pick for this week. I’ve chosen “W...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

Cover Love: part 38 – Locks

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 my thirty-...
Fictionophile · 1W ago

“The Alphabet House” by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Confession time…. this novel has been on my TBR a long time.  It is the title that has been on my NetGalley shelf the longest. The reason I requested it was solely on the basis of the author...