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I’ve reviewed a few Doctor Who books previously, so when Broadway Books (the paperback subsidiary of Crown Publishing) gave me the opportunity to read a new book featuring the 12th Doctor in exchange for my honest review, I jumped on the chance. Thank you, Crown/Broadway books.

It is the far future. The Doctor, and his ‘associate’ Clara are working with a team of explorers who are on a new-top-of-the-line ship,

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Say what you will about long, sweeping family epics, but every so often I want to escapte something I could see on 80s primetime or (Contemporary) Lifetime Movie Channel. Enter a conversation with a family member which led to the ultimate reading productivity suck—Jackie Collins’ Lucky Santangelo series. And, as every saga has a beginning, I started with the first book in the series, Chances.

While it starts in an elevator in New York during the infamous New York blackout in the 70s,

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GothamGal is a devoted comic fan. Reading comics from an early age (TinTin, Archie, Katie Keene and much more), she has recently revisited her old interest and is branching out into the streets of unread comics and graphic novels! While she favors DC Comics, Marvel is slowly winning her over—but Vertigo, Image and IDW have so many new things to offer, she might just say she’s a comic fan—with no labels.

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I’m always into reading new fiction by celebrated authors. And, when I can get a book that’s perfect for the season, it is even better. Enter Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch. Thanks to Crown Publishing and its imprint, Hogarth for the opportunity to get a copy of the paperback in exchange for my honest review.

Marc Schlosser is a doctor, and he’s being called into question as the doctor of the internationally-known actor,

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I look forward to Denise Swanson’s Scumble River series every year. Truth be told, I wish I could have more of these stories every year, but I understand the writing process. So, since it released yesterday,  I have to admit I devoured it and, luckily, was inspired to write a review of the newest chapter of Skye Denison-Boyd’s life.

Skye is back from her honeymoon, settling into life with Wally when she has a terrible and humiliating run in with one of the teachers at the high school.

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William Shatner and I are not friends. I have definitely talked about how I believe he handled the whole ‘not being in the Star Trek reboot.’ He basically told an interviewer (whom he paid) that he wrote a way for Kirk to show up in the end of the first book, in the book HE wrote. Which, is all well and good, but at the same time, I feel like him saying that was rude to the directors and the actors.

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