And the best thing about Outlander is…

There’s a lot to love about the many ways in which Starz  is bringing the much-beloved Outlander successfully to the small screen.  Even some of the departures from the original storyline have generally been very good.  But what’s the best thing of all, you ask?  Here’s our list: 10) Murtagh, Rupert, and Angus: as good of supporting actor sidekicks as ever there were. 9)  The costumes.  I want … Continue reading And the best thing about Outlander is…

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