A Welcome and a Giveaway!

Black 'n Gold Girl's Book Spot 

Hello to all you Whovians! It's day one of what I hope is going to be a fun week of talking Doctor Who (the last of the Time Lords) and anything that you might enjoy. Even if you've never seen the show, I encourage you to stop by everyday to learn more about the series and to enter the giveaways. For more information check out my earlier pre-party post HERE. If you are already a fan of the show, I'd love for you to share your Doctor moments in the comment section below. Each comment that you make will count as one entry into today's giveaway...



a paperback copy of Doctor Who: Last of the Gaderene by Mark Gatiss!

About the book:
The aerodrome in Culverton has new owners, and they promise an era of prosperity for the idyllic village. But former Spitfire pilot Alex Whistler is suspicious - when black shirted troops appear on the streets, he contacts his old friend Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart at U.N.I.T. The Third Doctor is sent to investigate - and soon uncovers a sinister plot to colonise the Earth. The Gaderene are on their way. An adventure featuring the Third Doctor as played by Jon Pertwee and his companion Jo.

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Share anything from your thoughts on the 12th Doctor, your favorite Doctor, or your favorite Doctor Who episodes. If you haven't seen Doctor Who and would still like to enter to win the book, just leave a comment about your favorite sci-fi book, movie, or TV series! If you grab the button from this blog's left sidebar, post it on your blog or website and let me know you did so in your comment you get 5 extra entries into the giveaway.

So, relax and enjoy the party! Did you remember to bring some bananas? If not, there are plenty in the TARDIS! As the Doctor would say, "Good source of potassium."

All giveaways are for US residents only. Ages 18+. Winner(s) for all giveaways will be selected at random on or around September 21, 2013, and notified via email. Winners will have 48 hours to respond to the email to claim their prize or another winner will be selected. I'm not responsible for lost or misdirected prizes. Void where prohibited. Any questions? Email me at steelergirl83(at)gmail(dot)com

Allons-y!


Comments

  1. YAY! This week is going to be fun! I just wanted to chime in with my excitement & support for the week, but please no need to enter me into the drawing for this Gatiss book as I have a copy on my Kindle. :) Looking forward to seeing what the week has in store!! :)

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    1. So glad to have you! There are some giveaways this week that you'll DEFINITELY want to stay tuned for! :-D

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  2. I've only seen about 10 episodes so far, but I think my favorite episode is Blink.

    Thanks for the giveaway! I added the button earlier on my blog. :)

    Melanie
    frequentreader19 (at) gmail (dot) com

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    1. Eee! Love that you are starting to watch the show. I love Blink! Sally Sparrow was one of my favorite characters. The Angels are really creepy, aren't they?

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  3. 'Allons-y' oooh! Do you speak, French? :D I'm always glad to meet a fellow who does. I might be wrong and that's alright :) Maybe Doctor Who is French? I clearly am not familiar with the show but I've heard a lot about it.

    I promised to drop by so I'm waving hello! Unfortunately, I'm not in the U.S so I can't enter. That's okay :) Wishing everyone a great party!

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    1. Hehehe! I don't speak of lick of French LOL! Allons-y is the catch phrase used mostly by the tenth incarnation of the Doctor. This Youtube clip has a bunch of moments from the show. At around the 1:38 mark you can catch some Allons-y's! ;-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sEMkl5dk8M

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  4. I remember the first time I saw Doctor Who I was seven and we rented The Genesis of the Daleks from the library, and my dad was telling me about how cool it was. It was an old Tom Baker (4th Doctor) episode and one of his best! From then on The Doctor intrigued me, and I watched both the classic and newer episodes. The 10th Doctor is the one I am most excited to see return in the 50th, because he was so eccentric (like 4) with a positive upbeat attitude and over the course of his storyline he really grew as a hero who cared again after the Time War.
    I am very excited to see the 12th Doctor and see if River Song comes back in his storyline. I think it will be great to have him not continually getting younger, and he will finally get to show how genius he really is, and brilliant, so far all of the other doctors have hinted at how smart The Doctor is and how brilliant with hundreds of years of life experience, I think he might show a more brilliant intelligent side this time round, with a sense of humor that complements that. Maybe he will be more in control? Great party!

    crazi.swans @ gmail dot com

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    1. Faye! You started out at an early age! I found Doctor Who on my own when the reboot series first aired on the then Sci-Fi channel around '05-'06 but I have since started to watch ALL the classic episodes with my little brother. like you, I'm super excited to see what Peter Capaldi brings to the series. I think he's a brilliant actor and will be a great change from Smith, Tennant, even Eccleston! I really think he'll bring a lot to the role. It will definitely be fun to see if they bring River back!

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    2. Ah, yes. Either way, fantastic show! I love how all of the doctors have a different personality, don't you?

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  5. Renee, thank you for hosting this great giveaway! :)

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    1. Suko! So glad you made it! I hope you have fun this week. :)

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  6. Started watching Dr. Who 3 yrs. ago. All caught up with the years since Chris Eccleston. My family and I have been getting the older Dr. Who's from the library. Enjoying them as well. Thanks for the giveaway.

    sweetdarknectar at gmail dot com

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    1. Isn't the Doctor great? What's fun is catching up on all the classics. There are SO many episodes that my brother and I watch them during the summers when there's nothing new on TV. :-)

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  7. I haven't watched any Classic Who yet but this book looks interesting! Thanks!

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    1. I hope you give them a try! I really think you will enjoy them, especially the Pertwee and Baker years. :)

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  9. I have seen all the episodes of the new series and am currently working my way through the old ones. My favorite episodes are New Earth, Doomsday, Blink, The Runaway Bride, Partners in Crime, Journey's End, and every episode with River Song.

    I added your giveaway button to my sidebar: Hardcover Feedback

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    1. Those are all favorites of mine too, Megan! How long did you cry after that 2nd season? I know I cried fore days and still tear up when I watch it over.

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  10. Dr. Who has been on my I *need* to watch this list for a while now...and I really need to find the time. :) The book sounds wonderful!

    brookeb811 at gmail.com

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    1. Hope you can watch soon and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Be sure to let me know what you think when you get around to it. :)

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  11. I think my favorite doctor is probably the 10th and I loved it when Donna Noble was running around with him..she cracks me up.

    sundaisy920 at gmail dot com

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    1. 10 is AWESOME! I love Donna too -- she never took anything from anyone, including the Doctor LOL!

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