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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 30TH: SCIENCE IN SCI FI, VAMPIRE DIARIES, AND REAL BOOK LOVERS READ SCI FI

Can I get some Science with my Fiction? By Matthew S. Dent I’ve been thinking about what precisely science-fiction is. It covers a great deal of subgenres, some of which I’ve written in. But the fundamental idea behind it is in the name, I think. Science-fiction. Equal measures of each. … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 13TH: VAMPIRE ANTHOLOGY, PARANORMAL ROMANCE, TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE, AND LIVING IN A SCI FI NOVEL

Author stakes claim in new vampire anthology By Trevor Suffield at Winnipeg Free Press Move over Edward and Bella, and put a stake in it Lestat — Charleswood resident Ron Hore is the newest fang in vampire fiction. The father of five and grandfather of six recently had one of … Continue reading

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VOTING REMINDER FOR FEBRUARY BOOK FACE OFF: MOST ROMANTIC

Today’s the last day to vote for the most romantic book. Let us know which book you picked and why, and you could win a copy of Twilight or The Time Traveler’s Wife! The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater The Princess Bride by William Goldman The … Continue reading

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VOTING REMINDER: FEBRUARY BOOK FACE OFF: MOST ROMANTIC

Don’t forget that if you tell us why the book you voted for is the most romantic, and you could win a copy of Twilight or The Time Traveler’s Wife! The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater The Princess Bride by William Goldman The Time Traveler’s Wife … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: LOVE EDITION

Top 5 Sizzling Hot Couples – Krystal 1. Bill Chompton & Sookie Stackhouse 2. Edward & Bella 3. Eric Northam & Sookie Stackhouse 4. Damon & Elena 5. Buffy & Spike Top 5 Destined Lovers – Chris 1. Romeo & Juliet 2. Edward & Bella 3. Mr. Darcy & Elizabeth … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY BOOK FACE OFF: MOST ROMANTIC

It’s February, and that means Valentine’s Day; so this month’s face off is for the most romantic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, or Supernatural book! Let us know what you think! The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer: When Bella Swan moves from sunny Phoenix to Forks, Washington, a damp and dreary town known … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEWS: THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON

It’s funny that this review is coming up today. In some ways it reminds me of The Time Traveler’s Wife. You have two people who love each other almost their whole lives, but there is only a short period of time when it is possible for them to truely be … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS SPEAKS OUT: THE REALITY OF TIME TRAVEL

Time Travel is a very common theme in Science Fiction. This may be because everyone has something they’d like to do over, or would like to see instead of read about. Or go forward five years and know that everything will turn out alright. So throughout the centuries, writers have … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK VS. MOVIE: THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE

“There’s a playground at the end of the block and I run to the swings and climb on, and Henry takes the one next to me, facing the opposite direction, and we swing higher and higher, passing each other, sometimes in sync and sometimes streaming past each other so fast … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE EDITION 3

This week Katie and I bring you a TTW edition dedicated to the novel’s main male character, Henry DeTamble played by Eric Bana. But we also have something special, it’s just not only fan art, but fan photos too; themed by Audrey Niffenegger’s romantic/sci-fi love story. Remember to check this … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE EDITION

What better way to celebrate our book club than talking about some of it’s content. This week we bring you a look at some of the best moments in Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife. How would you feel if you were married to a time traveler? Top 5/10 Time … Continue reading

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OBS DIRECTOR PROFILES: ROBERT SCHWENTKE

Director Name: Robert Schwentke Director: – Heaven! (1993) – Tattoo (2002) – The Family Jewels (2003) – Flightplan (2005) – The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009) – Red (2010) (pre-production) – Conspiracy of Fools (2011) Writer: – Heaven! (1993) – Tattoo (2002) – The Family Jewels (2003) – Conspiracy of Fools … Continue reading

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OBS SPEAKS OUT: MY THOUGHTS ON THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE – WHAT IF I WAS CLARE?

My thoughts on The Time Traveler’s Wife: What if I had was Clare? As I read The Time Traveler’s Wife, I couldn’t help but imagine myself in Clare’s shoes and wondered if I could make the same choices that she made with Henry.  The first time that she met him, … Continue reading

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START ‘2010’ WITH ‘THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE’ BOOK CLUB

OpenBookSociety has made the news! Check out the Examiner’s article highlighting our “Time Travelers Wife’ Book Club month. via examiner START 2010 WITH ‘THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE’ BOOK CLUB AT OPENBOOKSOCIETY What better way to kick off the new year than with a book about traveling in time? That’s the … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS ‘THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE’ BOOK CLUB

This month has flown by so quickly and another Book Club is just around the corner. Open Book Society will be presenting ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife Book Club’ for the month of January. What’s a better way to start the turn of the new year, than with Audrey Niffenegger’s book … Continue reading

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NEW NIFFENEGGER NOVEL SET IN VICTORIAN VALHALLA

by Marcus Brogden: West of Karl Marx and just up the path from Charles Dickens’ widow and daughter stands author Audrey Niffenegger, deep in the heart of London’s Highgate Cemetery, the setting for her new novel, “Her Fearful Symmetry.” Niffenegger — who was propelled to literary stardom by her best-selling … Continue reading

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