Time Travel Fiction

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This Time Tomorrow

Have you ever lived a life that feels… well, ordinary? Not particularly special, and not in the skin you’re meant to be in?  Emma Straub examines this emotion in This Time Tomorrow, a melancholy and unique take on time travel fiction. Every day, Alice visits her beloved father Leonard at the ...

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The Last Daughter of York

The Last Daughter is an unusual, intriguing novel featuring time travel, magical artifacts and an interesting defense of Anne Lovell.  It’s well-written, well-researched, engrossing and incredibly original - but the magical world-building is somewhat weak. The plot is split between two differe ...

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Here and Now and Then

Here and Now and Then is a literary science fiction novel which focuses on family - how we can never have too much of it and how we will do anything to protect those we love. His mind is going, his memories fading along with it. In the year 2142 Kin Stewart is a special agent for the Temporal Cor ...

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The Dream Keeper's Daughter

Time travel romances aren't my usual reading fare. I find they can be problematic simply because I often have trouble suspending belief enough to really buy into the main premise of the story. Still, every now and again I come across something that really catches my attention, and Emily Colin's The ...

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The Jane Austen Project

Confession time.  When I picked up The Jane Austen Project for review, I really didn’t expect it to be a book I couldn’t put down.  I thought the premise - two time travellers go back to 1815 to meet Jane Austen and secure a previously unpublished manuscript - was interesting (which was why I ...

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Transcendence

One of the main purposes of All About Romance is to provide a place to recommend books to other romance lovers. Most of the time, those recommendations come from the staff, but the AAR readers provide us all with wonderful recommendations as well. I discovered this book via our message boards and ...

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Written in My Own Heart's Blood

I credit Diana Gabaldon with my return to romance reading after a nearly 30-year hiatus, and to the discovery of All About Romance as my go-to site for reading recommendations. I am a bit obsessive compulsive in my reading and back in 2006 was in the midst of a Pride and Prejudice sequel run when I ...

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Veil of Time

The very thing about Veil of Time which caught my eye is also something that made me dislike the book even more than I ordinarily would have. And what might that be? Well, let's just say that the repeated comparisons to Outlander that I saw in cover copy and in the author interview inside the book g ...

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11/22/1963

Before I picked up 11/22/63, I hadn’t read a book by Stephen King in over twenty years. (I read The Tommyknockers in college, and let’s just say it put me off.) A chance comment by someone who I don’t even know well who “heard it was good” and a free Klout perk copy led me to give it a cha ...

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Wishful Thinking

Even though it has been many (many) years, I still remember trying on dresses for my high school dances. Many times a dress that looked perfect on the rack or in a picture looked awful when put on. But then the right one would be magic - that feeling you have of suddenly becoming a part of a fairy t ...