ANNOUNCEMENT
After a lot of thought, I've decided to take a break from blogging for the foreseeable future. With my little C creeping its way back into my life and possible long term treatment now, I need to take a couple of things off my plate for the time being, and the blog is going to be one of those things. As it is, it felt like it was becoming more of a chore than anything else. I need my reading time to be more enjoyable right now, more of the escape that I really need, and what I don't need is the little voice in the back of my head telling me how many reviews I'm behind and trying to come up with what I need to say about the book.

I simply want to read.

I'll more than likely occasionally post on here what I've been reading, and if there is something that really blows my mind, I'll probably have more to say about it and may write up a proper post, but for right now, things are going to be very quiet around here.

As always, happy reading!
2017 edit
I will continue to blog according to my health and ability, and connecting my posts thru Goodreads, so please be patient if things get quiet around here again this year.

2017 edit #2
I am happy to report that my bone marrow transplant was a success and that I'm feeling more like myself everyday. That said, I'm going to try to start blogging a little more frequently, but please bear with me as I still continue to recover.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Doctor Who: How to be a Time Lord Official Guide

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Published by Penguin Group UK, January 6, 2015
176 Pages • ISBN 978-0723294368 • Hardcover

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Book description:
This is the definitive guide on how to be a Time Lord written by the ancient Time Lords but hilariously improved/sabotaged by the Eleventh Doctor as a gift for his successor, the Twelfth Doctor. Throughout the factual Time Lord sections, the Doctor has crossed things out, added funny scribbles, silly doodles and post-it notes. The central section has been ripped out by an impatient Doctor and replaced with far more important/interesting stuff such as how to correctly wear a fez or dip a fish finger into custard, and other crucial things about how to be a time-traveling hero just like him.


What starts off as a "serious" guide to what it takes to be a Time Lord slowly turns into Eleven's own personal guide for Twelve on what it takes for him to be the Doctor. Filled with pages of Eleven's own thoughts, notes, and doodles on everything that he thinks Twelve will need to know to be the Doctor, we're given a little insight into how Eleven looks at his life. I thought it was a nice touch that the previous incarnations of the Doctor are discussed, as well as all of his companions going right back to Susan. A really great addition to any Whovians library.

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