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There Goes the Galaxy

by Jenn Thorson

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Book Giveaway & Review: When Jenn Thorson emailed me about her new novel, There Goes the Galaxy, I couldn’t help but laugh. I loved the off-the-wall concept and knew it was a book I wanted to read. If you like your science fiction mixed with a healthy dose of irreverence, humor, and Keystone Cops style bumbling then you’re going to feel right at home reading this fun novel. And, thanks to Jenn’s generosity, one lucky reader is going to win a copy of their very own.

Bertram Ludlow is a mild-mannered cognitive psychology grad student. He’s on track to get his PhD, if he can only get his thesis finished. He’s been under a lot of stress, so I guess he can be excused for thinking the alien who just appeared in his basement apartment is a mental aberration. Yep, Bertram thinks he’s hallucinating and rapidly on his way to a nervous breakdown. He’s worked so hard to get through grad school that he deserves a break, and a nervous breakdown may be an ideal way to get one. Read the rest of my review & enter our giveaway at http://popcornreads.com/?p=2852 ( )
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It’s the age-old tale of boy meets alien abductor. Boy meets stun-gun. Boy learns he’s the only one who can save the Earth from Extreme World Makeover by interstellar landlords. Yeah: he thinks it’s a bit much, too. Like everyone else on his planet, Bertram Ludlow hasn’t paid much attention to fluctuations in the intergalactic real estate market. But as a cognitive psychology grad student, he has given some thought to what a complete mental breakdown looks like. And this is pretty close. Now he’s discovering space is a mad and mind-boggling place where interspecies communication rests on the power of a gumball. Where androids demand better work/life balance. Where crime is Art, technology still has its bugs, and lasers don’t actually go “pyew-pyew.” It’s also surprisingly easy to get on the Universe’s Most Wanted list. So with the weight of the world on his shoulders and the cosmic law on his tail, can Bertram outrun, outwit and out-bid to save the Earthling squatters from one spaced-out redevelopment plan?

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