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Sienna Crenshaw knows the rules: 1) no time traveling beyond your natural lifetime, 2) no screwing with death, and 3) no changing the past. Ever. Sienna doesn’t love being stuck in the present, but she’s not the type to to break the rules. That is, she wasn’t the type until her best friend broke every one of those rules to keep Henry, her twin brother and Sienna’s ex-boyfr ...more
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Published August 2nd 2015 by BookFishBooks (first published August 1st 2015)
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Ashton Jade Gibbs
Sep 05, 2015 rated it really liked it

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Sienna comes from a family of Travelers who have the incredible ability to jump through time, providing they stick to a set of rules that ensure history remains as it should be, deaths take their natural course, and the future isn't altered.

Sienna has always stuck to the rules, even when her heart was torn apart by the death of her boyfriend, Henry. But when her best friend and his sister, Joan, bends the rules of Travelers in order to bring him back to life, Sienna's past and everyonwhen
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Stephanie Faris
Mar 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
One of the most complicated things about writing a time travel book is making the travel vehicle believable. In Travelers, the author gets that out of the way by creating characters who are travelers. It's just how they were born. Their way of life comes with very strict rules, including that they can never travel outside of their lifetime. When something happens that breaks all the rules, the main character is forced to try to make things right again. This book combines time travel with action ...more
Michelle Pickett
Jul 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a hard review to write. Although I finished Travelers some time ago, I haven’t been able to write my review. There are a few reasons for this, mainly, however, I think it is because I’m struggling with how to classify the story. It’s a young adult romance…

Sienna and Henry are so in love throughout the story. Their love takes many differing paths, however. Which brings me to my second thought… it centers on time travel.

Well, yes and no. Like I mentioned, it’s a romance. But i
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Stephanie
Jul 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2015
Ever since Henry died Sienna has had to rebuild her life. Not only because she lost the love of her life, but because his twin sister/her best friend, Joan, has been withdrawn and won't talk to her. Sienna would love to travel back in time and change what happened, but “the rules” don't allow you to go back and change things like that. Besides, her parents had her cuffed so that she can’t travel at all without their knowledge. It really makes it difficult to do well on tests when you can't go ba ...more
Stuart West
Aug 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Ms. Houston's new book, Travelers, is a great beach read. Thought-provoking, romantic,very suspenseful light science fiction, it'll keep you guessing at the outcome until the end. Ms. Houston's crafted a great heroine in Sienna, strong and determined. I'm a fan of Ms. Houston's books and she just gets better each outing! Take a trip with these travelers. Recommended!
Lexie
Aug 20, 2015 rated it it was ok
I really wanted to love you, book, but I just wasn't in love with you, you know?
I think we really need to see other people/books right now. We just grew in opposite directions.
It's not you, it's me.
Pam Vickers
Jul 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Love this book! The action never stops, if you like time travel books this is a must read!
S. Usher Evans
Jul 05, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 52-in-2015
Meradeth hoodwinked me with her Absence of Light book. I love her writing style, I love her voice. I'm sort of iffy on time-travel books because they have the tendency to confuse me, but I was ready for Meradeth to wow me.

And she did. Walking-down-the-halls-with-my-Kindle-wowed me. But there were a couple things that dropped it to a three stars for me. But first, let's start with the good.

I liked how Sienna was not perfect, and she was not the best at traveling, but she m
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Christine Rains
Jan 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
Sienna Crenshaw isn't happy about the rules. What fun is it to be a time traveler if you can't go beyond your natural lifetime or change your own death? She especially hates the rules because she couldn't change the fact her boyfriend, Henry died. Yet Sienna's best friend, Joan who is also Henry's twin sister dares to break all the rules and creates what she believes to be a better reality with Henry still alive. And this might be good with Sienna except the fact all her family is gone. Will Sie ...more
Susan Swiderski
Sep 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: sci-fi, ya, entertaining
This writer has once again proven her ability to weave a captivating tale. While I'd characterize her earlier books as fantasies, this one falls more into the realm of science fiction, and is about a subset of humans... called travelers... with the ability to transport themselves from one place to another, as well as through time.

It's absolutely imperative that those travelers abide by certain rules; otherwise, the consequences may be disastrous.

However, one talented teen traveler is willing t
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Jessica Therrien
Sep 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Time travel boggles my mind. It's one of those things that makes me feel dizzy the moment I start thinking about it and all the sciency rules and what-ifs, yet I still feel incredibly intrigued by the idea.

TRAVELERS introduces an interesting concept. If you were to travel to a different dimension (or timeline) would you feel like an imposter taking over a life with a past that didn't belong to you? People would expect you to be the "other you" but the "real you" may not have the same
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Medeia Sharif
Jul 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sienna Crenshaw is a time traveler who comes from a family of travelers. Within her travelling community, there are set rules that should not be broken. These rules exist to protect everyone, so that history isn’t altered, but someone in Sienna’s life is up to no good.

She’s torn when her boyfriend Henry dies. Joan, his sister and her best friend, believes she has the solution to bring Henry to life, which means bending all sorts of travelling rules. In order to regain Henry, Joan has
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Anna
Nov 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
"I think I would love you in any universe, any reality, anywhere." -Sienna Crenshaw, Travelers

There are a lot of rules in time traveling. At least in my mind. I easily get confused and have way too many questions to ask about how things work and why some things simply can't. Author Meradeth Houston has thrown us for a wild ride with Travelers. Sienna Crenshaw finds herself in the middle of the toughest choice she'll have to make: Stay in her new peaceful reality with the boy she love
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Alexa
Sep 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this story. I didn't find it strictly engrossing or riveting, but it was definitely interesting with just a touch of excitement. I liked the characters too, especially Henry, and even Joan was fascinating and complex in her own way. A good, quick read.
If you'd like to know more of my thoughts on this book, you can find the full review on Verbosity Book Reviews.
Christa Yelich-Koth
Feb 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
I received Travelers from a Read and Review Challenge and didn't know what to expect from the author. Meradeth Houston did a really great job of creating a rich world with time-travel. I really enjoyed her take on friendship and love in teenage years and how grief can change someone's life--literally! If you are looking for a fun, fast-paced, easy read, I recommend this.
Janet Jackson
Nov 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
I read this as part of Jessica Therrien's R & R challenge. This was a great, fast read. I was engaged by the characters and intrigued by the plot twists that kept me guessing. She handles the time traveling subject well without too much confusion. A great young adult book.
Michelle
Jul 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Oh my word!! If I could give this book more than 5 stars I would. It had everything you want in a book action, adventure, time travel, love, & a really bad villain. Lol!!! Maybe just maybe Meradeth will write me a sequel. Please!!
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Meradeth Houston lives in Montana where she’s an anthropology professor and scientist. If you let her, she’ll tell you more than you ever wanted to know about getting DNA out of dead stuff. She enjoys escaping the snow by imagining herself back in her favorite places in her home state of California, with a little drama or supernatural flare added in. She’s a proud dog mom and represented by Cristi ...more
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