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Time and Again
Jack Finney
This is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death
Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki, Nathan Burgoine, Toby W. Rush, Rhiannon Kelly, Ryan Estrada, George Page III, Chandler Kaiden, Tom Francis, Grace Seybold, D.L.E. Roger, Daliso Chaponda, John Takis, Ada Hoffmann, Rebecca Black, Karen Stay Ahlstrom, Gord Sellar, M
Doctor Who: Wishing Well - Trevor Baxendale This is my first Doctor Who book and I'll admit I started reading them because I miss David Tennant's Doctor. I've basically spent this summer catching up on Doctor Who and now I'm all excited for the new episodes in a week, even if they are with Matt Smith.

Wishing Well felt really... generic for me. It didn't really feel like an episode of the show, it felt more like a science fiction/horror novel that could have used a lot more fleshing out. The Doctor was characterized fairly well, but Martha was completely bland, and I couldn't tell all the darn English villagers apart.

I do think the author did a good job of showing the desperation of the village. It basically felt like there wasn't a way out of it for the Doctor or the town. The resolution was okay... not very satisfying, but it worked. Decent, I thought.