Category Archives: Book

March of the Thirteenth Doctor #1

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And welcome to ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’! For the whole of March 2021, I’ll be sharing my ‘Doctor Who’ reviews on the stories featuring the Thirteenth Doctor, including Series 11 and Series 12 as well as certain novels and short stories. Let’s start off with the short story ‘Things She Thought While Falling’ from ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ and the first TV episode of the Thirteenth Doctor era called ‘The Woman Who Fell To Earth’. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook Review – ‘Doctor Who and the Hand of Fear’

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I’ve updated my review on the ‘Doctor Who and the Hand of Fear’ Target novelization by Terrance Dicks with the new BBC audiobook read by Pamela Salem, well-known for playing Rachel Jensen in ‘Remembrance of the Daleks’ and the ‘Counter-Measures’ spin-off audio series by Big Finish. ‘The Hand of Fear’ features the Fourth Doctor Sarah Jane Smith. Continue reading

eBook Reviews – ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ (Doctor Who)

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Also in preparation for the ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’ review season in March 2021, I’m sharing my latest reviews on the stories featured in the ‘Adventures in Lockdown’ anthology. This features stories not just with the Thirteenth Doctor, but also with the First Doctor, the Tenth Doctor, the Fugitive Doctor (whom I’ve created a ‘Doctor Who’ timeline for recently) and many more characters. Continue reading

Book/Audio Review – ‘Molten Heart’ (Doctor Who)

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Originally, I was going to review a lot of Thirteenth Doctor novels in time for the ‘March of the Thirteenth Doctor’ review season in March 2021. Sadly other plans got in the way. But have no fear as I will get onto reviewing the other Thirteenth Doctor novels I wanted to review very soon in 2021. Continue reading

Puffin/Audio Reviews – ‘Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve updated and extended my reviews on the Puffin e-shorts collection of ‘Doctor Who’ stories, which started as ’11 Doctors, 11 Stories’; then as ’12 Doctors, 12 Stories’; and is now ‘Thirteen Doctors, 13 Stories’. This is part of the 2020-2021 ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season where I’ve updated my reviews on the first twelve stories in the collection and done a new review on the thirteenth story called ‘Time Lapse’ by Naomi Alderman. Continue reading

Book Reviews – ‘The Target Storybook’ (Doctor Who)

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This year’s ‘Nyssa Challenge’ mini-review season continues as we look into ‘The Target Storybook’ of ‘Doctor Who’. This is a collection of 15 short stories, which are ‘thrilling new adventures’ by writers and actors from the hit BBC TV series. This was a very fascinating and enjoyable collection of ‘Doctor Who’ short stories to read through. Continue reading

Book Review – ‘Dr. Fifth’

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For the purposes of this review, the following YouTube video will do all of the hard work for me. As such, sit back and enjoy my brand-new video review on the fifth ‘Doctor Who’/’Mr. Men’ book, ‘Dr. Fifth’. Continue reading

Novelization/Audiobook Review – ‘Doctor Who – Enlightenment’

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I’ve updated my review on the ‘Doctor Who – Enlightenment’ Target novelization by Barbara Clegg with the new BBC audiobook read by Steven Pacey of ‘Blake’s 7’ fame. The novelization/audiobook is on the third story of ‘The Black Guardian Trilogy’, featuring the Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Turlough in the race for Enlightenment. Continue reading

Book/Audio Review – ‘Engines of War’ (Doctor Who)

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I’ve read/heard another ‘Doctor Who’ book whilst we’re currently in lockdown – please keep safe. Today, I’m sharing my review on ‘Engines of War’ by George Mann, featuring the War Doctor. I’ve enjoyed reading/hearing this book. I’ve found this insight into the War Doctor very interesting along with Time Lords and Daleks. Continue reading

Book/Audio Review – ‘At Childhood’s End’ (Doctor Who)

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Whilst we’re currently in lockdown because of the coronavirus – please keep safe – I’ve enjoyed reading/hearing the latest ‘Doctor Who’ book by Sophie Aldred called ‘At Childhood’s End’. This ‘Doctor Who’ adventure features Ace meeting the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz for the first time. Continue reading