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Friday, March 2, 2012

OUTLANDER






Overview

Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another...
In 1945, Claire Randall,
                                                      
a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord...1743.
Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire's destiny in soon inextricably intertwined with Clan MacKenzie and the forbidden Castle Leoch. She is catapulted without warning into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life ...and shatter her heart. For here, James Fraser,
                                                     
a gallant young Scots warrior, shows her a passion so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
                                         

Her husband is two centuries away, she is related to her lover's mortal enemy, and her neighbors think she's a witch. In this unforgettable novel of time travel, Diana Gabaldon fuses wry, modern sensibility with the drama, passion, and violence of eighteenth century as she tells the story of one daring woman and the man who loves her.
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Just so you know, this book does contain some sex (as Rhonda says, it;s spicy) and one retelling of a torture. It is also 734 pages (of awesomeness). If that is an issue for you then I am recomending this equally awesome book:

The Time Traveler's Wife





Overview

A dazzling novel in the most untraditional fashion, this is the remarkable story of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who travels involuntarily through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Henry and Clare's passionate love affair endures across a sea of time and captures the two lovers in an impossibly romantic trap, and it is Audrey Niffenegger's cinematic storytelling that makes the novel's unconventional chronology so vibrantly triumphant.
An enchanting debut and a spellbinding tale of fate and belief in the bonds of love, The Time Traveler's Wife is destined to captivate readers for years to come.

This is a great book! I will probably read this one too!

March is Time Travel Month. Good luck on your great adventures! I have already left for mine!



Bye-
More later:)

4 comments:

Dallys said...

Did my post get censored?

Staci T said...

I guess. Funny huh?

Dallys said...

Did you read it?

Anyway, The Outlander was not my favorite. I thought it was about 500 pages too long. There were sections where I was thinking, C'mon! Get on with it...PLEASE! I got bored about 1000 times.

Staci T said...

I read it and I am about halfway through the second one. I liked it a lot but I agree with some of your points. It was spicey and I am a little embarressed about that. The second one so far is not bad at all but who knows whats to come:) I think when you listen to them that is so much more obvious than when you are reading them because you can kindof skip over stuff. Funny that you got censored. Apparently you cant say the words #%#$ or @&$$)(* or you get spammed. lol

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