What a story! I had to reign myself in a bit, to keep from just inhaling the entire book at once-as it was I still read it in 3 days. I kept remindingWhat a story! I had to reign myself in a bit, to keep from just inhaling the entire book at once-as it was I still read it in 3 days. I kept reminding myself that you can only read your favorite books for the first time once, and after that it is never the same-but I could not help but race through this one.
Read this book, seriously. If you are on the fence thinking history is not for you, time travel is not for you, romance is not for you-forget that. This book has a perfect balance of everything, to satisfy everyone. It will be the most satisfying 900 pages of your life-and possibly the fastest too!
Claire and Jamie will almost immediately feel like real people to you, and you become so immersed in their story that the fantasy just fades away and you feel like you're reading something that really happened. There is romance, but there is also brutality: but it is written EXACTLY how it could have happened in that time period. ...more