Dragonfly in Amber and Outlander, Season Two
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Dragonfly in Amber and Outlander, Season Two

I’ve been binge-reading Book 2 of the Outlander series, Dragonfly in Amber, and also watching the show.  This picture is what my book looks like, which I bought in the mid-90s (!). I’ve always felt a little conflicted about this book.  On the one hand it’s probably Gabaldon’s best STORY in the series, except maybe … Continue reading

Getting all gushy about Diana Gabaldon and the latest Outlander book…
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Getting all gushy about Diana Gabaldon and the latest Outlander book…

This is not a review exactly, since I don’t like to write reviews mid-series. Instead I’m just going to gush. Diana Gabaldon’s books are amazing. They are so long and involved, you feel like you know these characters intimately.  She writes with a level of detail that makes you feel you’re right there. It’s the … Continue reading

Reading in the News: Outlander, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Neil Gaiman and the Nook
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Reading in the News: Outlander, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Neil Gaiman and the Nook

While I’m finishing some reviews, here are some bookish news items seen recently: Outlander the TV show: I am all about the new Outlander cable TV show. Diana Gabaldon is heavily involved in every aspect of production, and it’s being made by Ronald Moore, the guy who made Battlestar Galactica. Moore and Gabaldon have given … Continue reading

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Just a catch-up, tired-of-work, glad-it’s-Friday, ready-for-wine post …

Dear readers, friends, and family, I’m sorry about the lack of posting lately.  Everything’s all right, I’m just beat.  Had three lovely days in Southern California, then came back to three days of 10 hour workdays and mental exhaustion.  (You know I’m tired when I stop using pronouns.)  I know, there are worse things than … Continue reading