Old Haunts (How to be Dead Book 3) by Dave Turner

Publication Date: September 27, 2016



In Old Haunts, Dave and Mel are struggling to get back to a common ground after the events at the end of “Paper Cuts.” With the big bad revealed and his surely devastating plan not clear, can Dave stop the horror that will inevitably descend on London? Death and his office staff, Dave and Anne, are ready to kick this saving-the-world thing into high gear.

Old Haunts is the final installment in the “How to be Dead” series.



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Void Contract (Gigaparsec Book 1) by Scott Rhine

Publication Date: April 1, 2015



Max Culp is an ex-military man tracking interstellar war criminals. When the last criminal is found and locked up, Max isn’t sure where to take his life next. The choice is taken from him when his friend is kidnapped.

Void Contract is the first book in the Gigaparsec series.



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Lady of the Star Wind (A Sectors SF Romance) by Veronica Scott

Release Date: May 10, 2016



Mark Denaltieri is an ex-soldier who has a history with the Empress of the Outlier planet. When she asks him to rescue his first love Princess Alessandra from kidnappers, he finds himself unable to deny her request. Alessandra’s grandmother told her that Mark was dead so when he appears in the home where she’s held is under attack, she’s not sure if the person trying to trick her is worse than what waits outside. While running from a man that wants to use Alessandra to land a throne, the duo finds themselves entrusted with a strange gift that takes them to another world where Alessandra is mistaken for the legendary Lady of the Star Wind. Can they find a way to survive together and if they do, will they ever be able to bear being apart?

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Channel Blue by Jay Martel

Publication Date: December 1, 2013



What can a network do if its best-rated show starts to plummet in the ratings? Channel Blue’s highest rated program is a Big-Brother-esque show featuring Earth. When the ratings make it unprofitable to stay on the air, the series finale will be explosive … literally explosive.




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Schism: Illirin Book One by Laura Maisano

Release Date: April 28, 2015



Gabe lost his memories in a car accident. He remembers the face of a woman he loved but nothing else. Lea wants to prove there’s a dimension beyond our own. Lea and Gabe team up and discover dangerous secrets neither could have imagined.




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Eden Green by Fiona Van Dahl

Publication Date: July 31, 2015



Eden Green’s best friend, Veronica, disappeared and suddenly has super human abilities including a remarkable healing speed. Veronica’s new friend, Tedrin, paints the sudden change in their friend as an immortality that Eden can have as well, but is immortality all it’s cracked up to be? Is there more to Tedrin and this sudden enhancement than meets the eye.




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Star Cruise: Outbreak by Veronica Scott

Release Date: April 8, 2016



Dr. Emily Shane is known as the “Angel of Fantalar” for saving the lives of many of her fellow soldiers. It’s a title she’s rather uneasy with as she can only remember the ones she didn’t save. When her father volunteers her to fill a medic vacancy on a luxury space liner, The Nebula Zephyr, she’s angry but decides to go along with the plan. Security Officer Jake Dillon is one of the lives Emily saved and she doesn’t want to hear about. When a mysterious illness strikes the ship, Emily and Jake must race against time to find the cause.



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The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Release Date: April 30, 2002



If you haven’t read [easyazon_link identifier=”0345453743″ locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy[/easyazon_link] (go read it), this review may not be for you. It may seem illogical—but this is a review specifically written for those that reread Douglas Adams’ work regularly. These people exist. They are normally referred to as hoopy froods who always have a towel handy. Since Tammy a.k.a. Rabid Reader’s Reviews was tied up in the Vogon poetry appreciation chair, I volunteered to write this review. She is still alive and well, and I am pleased to inform you that she hasn’t gnawed off her own legs yet.

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42 Books to Love for Towel Day 2016

May 25, 2016

This year yet again, Rabid Reader’s Reviews presents 42 books to love for Towel Day. This is a selection of books that have been reviewed on this blog. We hope you will enjoy them.


DA_Last_Chance_to_SeeLast Chance to See by Douglas Adams
nonfiction, environment, humor

Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine head out on an epic adventure in search of the strange and exotic creatures with whom we share our world. More…




Dr. Who, City of Death by Douglas Adams
Humor, Science Fiction, Serial Fiction

The Doctor takes Romana to Paris for a vacation and instead of landing them in the intended time period, the TARDIS takes them to 1979. There the Doctor finds rogue time travelers, art theft and the resurrection of a dangerous alien race thought extinct. Joined by the rough British P.I. Duggan, they must do what the Doctor does best…save the human race. More…


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