If you like Outlander TV Series, you’ll like …

Sign up here to get more Outlander-ish types of shows and movies emailed to you from Books for Her. Outlander Starz TV Series has hit midseason with flying colors.  And now we’ve got six months until the next round of Jamie-Claire amazingness vs. evil Jack Randall. Here’s the list of our top historical tv dramas to get you by for a bit longer.  If you liked Outlander, … Continue reading If you like Outlander TV Series, you’ll like …

Midseries Review: Outlander on Starz

Well, Outlander fans, we’re hooked.  It’s been nearly a month now and we’re  still not accustomed to the absence of our weekly outlander fix. To say nothing of poor Jamie Fraser, cursed to crouch in that window with a rather heavy firearm braced on his own arm until… what’s that you said? April?! WHYYYYYYYYYY?????? At least longstanding Outlander fans and general book-over-the-movie types can comfort ourselves … Continue reading Midseries Review: Outlander on Starz

If you like Outlander, maybe you’ll like…

Marsha Canham’s Highlands series, The Pride of Lions, The Blood of Roses, and Midnight Honor.  There’s no time travel, but there’s plenty of adventure and romance set during the same Jacobite Uprising. Sara Donati’s six part Wilderness series: Into the Wilderness begins this multi-generational romantic family saga set during early American westward expansion, complete with a a small Outlander tie-in. If well-researched epic historical saga … Continue reading If you like Outlander, maybe you’ll like…

The top ten books that have made a lasting impression on my life

I was challenged to list the top 10 books that made a lasting impression on my life. Here’s my list: Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner:  The first assigned reading I stayed up all night reading.  Wallace Stegner is the voice of the American West.  And I am still half in love with Oliver Ward. (And Jamie Fraser.) Peace like a River by Leif Enger: The … Continue reading The top ten books that have made a lasting impression on my life

Top 10 Books That Influenced Me

I was challenged to list the top 10 books that I felt like had an impact on my life. Apologies in advance to those expecting to see a list of classics and literature. I’m an unabashed escapist reader – and most of my books reflect that. Here’s my list: Gone with the Wind. An unhappy ending? Those didn’t exist until I read this. Not to … Continue reading Top 10 Books That Influenced Me

Rejoice! Season 2 of Outlander Confirmed

Well, we’re one episode into the series premiere of Outlander – and the Outlander nation response has been so strong that it looks like Starz has committed on for a second season already. With each book becoming a season, we’ll now see Dragonfly in Amber, Book 2 Diana Gabaldon’s best-selling series translated to TV. Congratulations to Diana Gabaldon and the Outlander Nation. Continue reading Rejoice! Season 2 of Outlander Confirmed

Outlander Recap: Feminism and Time Travel in a Bodice-Ripping Romance? Sure!

Originally posted on TIME:
If you have a predilection for epic romances and the super-specific sub-genre that is historical time-travel fiction, then you’re likely to find Outlander to be a sensory feast. Superficially, Starz’s new show is a torrid romance primed for an eager fandom desperate to re-direct their Game of Thrones enthusiasm. But Outlander is more than a sweepingly cinematic bodice ripper: it manages… Continue reading Outlander Recap: Feminism and Time Travel in a Bodice-Ripping Romance? Sure!

All you need to know before watching the Outlander TV Series

We’re just days away from the premiere the series premiere of Starz Outlander. And for months we’ve been compiling the best of Outlander – both the book and the TV series.

Here’s some Outlander/Books for Her links that you may enjoy:

Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (Book #1)

No spoilers in this review. Available Outlander: A Novel. The First Book in the Outlander Series. *****5/5 stars The first book in one of the best historical sagas written in our time, Outlander has a multi-genre appeal and is story-telling at its best. Recommended readers: Historical fiction fans, especially English-Scottish Anyone looking for a re-readable book to stock in your shelves Anyone looking for a saga … Continue reading Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (Book #1)