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Monday, September 7, 2015

To Travel or Not to Travel?

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 Not only because she lost the love of her life, but because his twin sister/her best friend, Joan, has been withdrawn and won't talk to her.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 back in time and change your answers! Finally Joan starts talking to her again and Sienna has hope that their friendship will get back on track. When she ends up in a different reality she realizes things may never go back to the way they were before. In this world Henry is alive and although there are many things that are better in the new reality, there are some very important things that are worse. Sienna fears for her whole family and their fate. To make matters worse this Henry, who is very similar to the Henry she knew, isn't quite the same person and the memories he has are with a different Sienna- not her. With her limited time travel skills is there a way for Sienna to fix things and put the world back on track? Is it the right thing to do when doing so means she will lose Henry again? Can Sienna bear the pain to change things and can she handle it if she doesn't? Read this exciting story to find out!

I have read all of Meradeth Houston's books and I haven’t been disappointed yet! Travelers is different from her other books in that it's a time travel adventure. I was very intrigued by the characters and enjoyed learning how the rules of time travel work in this book. Close attention was paid to details and the effects that changes would have on other events. I always thought it would be fun to travel back in time or possibly to the future, but when you realize all the things that could go wrong or be changed from the slightest thing it makes you realize it's nothing to play with. I liked the way the characters were developed and I was able to connect to Sienna. I loved Henry, he seems like he was a great guy in any of the realities. Joan kept me on the edge of my seat and made me angry at the way she solved problems that arose. A book that made me think, and I have still been thinking about it since I turned the last page. I recommend this book to fans of YA or time travel.  

Has anyone else read Travelers? Or have you read another book by Meradeth Houston? We'd love to hear your thoughts. : 

16 comments:

  1. I haven't read any book by the author. But great review and thanks for sharing!

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    1. I hope you get to read one of her books soon! :)

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  2. Thank you SO much for reading and for the awesome review!! You serious are amazing!!

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    1. Meradeth- Love your books! So happy to let others know about Travelers. :)

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  3. It sounds like an intriguing book. I wouldn't mind going back in time to see what my both grandmothers were all about and how they lived as children and young adults but I don't think I'd stick around for too long as I love my bed and comforts,

    Best of luck with the book Meradeth.
    Hugs,
    JB

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    1. Julia- It is definitely intriguing. I agree with you that it is fascinating to see relatives back in time. :)

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  4. I'm seeing Travelers a lot in the blogosphere. Looks like a great read.

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    1. Sandra- So glad you have been seeing Travelers around. It is a wonderful book! :)

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  5. I must pick up Meradeth's book. Time travel. Yeah !

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    1. Denise- I think you will really enjoy it! :)

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  6. Congrats to Meradeth! I do love time travel stories

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  7. I can't wait to get my hands on Travelers. It's going to happen. Seriously.

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    1. I think you will love it, Crystal! :)

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  8. I love time travel themes. This one sounds great. Thanks for letting us know about!

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    1. Lee- I know you will love this one! :)

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