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Diana Gabaldon

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Diana Jean Gabaldon Watkins grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona and is of Mexican-American and English descent. She has earned three degrees: a B.S. in Zoology, a M.S. in Marine Biology, and a Ph.D in Ecology.

She currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona .

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Fantasy was the winning genre. Please vote for the book you would like to read in February. Last day to vote will be Friday, January 24.
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Outlander (Historical Fantasy) Outlander (Outlander, #1) by Diana Gabaldon Diana Gabaldon
 
  9 votes, 47.4%

Divergent (Dystopian) Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth Veronica Roth
 
  3 votes, 15.8%

Wicked (Fantasy) Wicked The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire Gregory Maguire
 
  2 votes, 10.5%

The Pawn of Prophecy (High Fantasy) Pawn of Prophecy (The Belgariad, #1) by David Eddings David Eddings
 
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The Once and Future King (Arthurian) The Once and Future King (The Once and Future King, #1-4) by T.H. White T.H. White
 
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The House of the Spirits (Magical Realism) The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende Isabel Allende
 
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Orlando (Fantasy-classic) Orlando by Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf
 
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