Category Archives: TIME TRAVEL

And now for something completely different… An actual progress report on Diana Gabaldon’s Dragonfly in Amber (by Jill)

This is akin to a miracle for my reading habits this year: I have actually had time to sit and read the past couple of days and have gotten pretty far in Dragonfly in Amber! I’m about two thirds of … Continue reading

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Progress Report on Dragonfly in Amber (by Jill)

I love Diana Gabaldon books. I spent all day today reading (okay and napping and doing laundry) and I really felt like I made good progress! I’m on page 300! And that’s not even a third of the way through … Continue reading

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Early thoughts on Diana Gabaldon’s Dragonfly in Amber (by Jill)

I’m so pleased to be back in Claire and Jamie’s world! I love it here. I must admit to “cheating” a bit with this series of books. I’ve read about all of them on Wikipedia and elsewhere, and I’ve devoured … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander (by Jill)

It took every ounce of self-control I had to not walk to my book room Sunday night and pick up the next book in this series. Diana Gabaldon has a way with words. So where was I with my summary? … Continue reading

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Update on Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander (by Jill)

  I just logged onto the blog to see if Bethany had posted anything today. And then I remembered that it’s Tuesday, which is my day to post. Ooops. I forgot. Anyway. I’m now about halfway through Outlander, and things … Continue reading

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Already obsessed…. Thoughts on the first quarter of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander (by Jill)

It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows me well that I’m already absolutely wrapped up in Diana Gabaldon’s world, and I’m not even a quarter of the way through the first book yet. I am thinking exactly … Continue reading

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True Confessions Tuesday

I’m reading Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander right now and I’m quite enjoying it, though I’m only just beginning. Gabaldon’s books are long, long, long, which I find intimidating generally, especially with less than three months to go in 2014 and twelve … Continue reading

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A Review of Diana Gabaldon’s The Space Between (by Bethany)

  When I’ve reviewed Diana Gabaldon’s novels in the past, I’ve complained about the fact that her novels never really explain to my satisfaction how time travel works. In my opinion, when a writer writes science fiction or fantasy, she … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Diana Gabaldon’s Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (by Bethany)

Please Note: This review speaks candidly about all aspects of this novel, including the ending. If you don’t want to read details about the ending, please do not read this review. I was very happy to finish this novel – … Continue reading

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In which Jill reviews Jen Lancaster’s Here I Go Again and cops to another guilty reading pleasure

I have a general ban on Chick Lit in my house—any novel that features a twenty or thirty-something female lead who is struggling with career, love, and/or family woes in the 21st century and also enjoys referring to designer clothing … Continue reading

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