Title: Blood Jack; Curse of the blue Tattoo.
Author: L. A Meyer
Young adult/ historical fiction
Plot:After being forced to leave HMS Dolphin and her true love, Jacky Faber is making a new start at the elite Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston. But growing up on the streets of London and fighting pirates never prepared Jacky for her toughest battle yet: learning how to be a fine lady. Everything she does is wrong. Her embroidery is deplorable, her French is atrocious, and her table manners-disgusting! Then there's the small matter of her blue anchor tattoo. . . .
Despite her best efforts, Jacky can't seem to stay out of trouble long enough to dedicate herself to being ladylike. But what fun would that be, anyway?
Plot: Callie is tired of being a clumsy geek-girl. So during a school trip to London she buys her ticket to popularity: a pair of real Prada pumps. But them she wobbles on the cobblestones, trips in her too-high heels, and conks her head. When she comes to, it's the year 1815!
Luckily she meets kindhearted Emily, who mistakes Callie for a long lost friend. Sparks soon ignite or the nice and not so nice variety between Callie and Alex, the handsome but totally arrogant Duke of Harksbury. Too bad Alex seems to have something sinister up his ruffled sleeve. . . .
Title: Doctor who; The Slitheen Excursion
Author: Simon Guerrier
Plot: 1500BC- King Actaeus and his subjects live in mortal fear of the awesome gods who have come to visit their kingdom in ancient Greece. Except the Doctor, visiting with university student June, knows they're not gods at all. They're aliens.
For the aliens, its the perfect holiday- they get to tour the sights of a primitive planet and even take part in local customs. like gladiatorial games, or hunting down and killing humans who won't be missed. With June's enthusiastic help, the Doctor soon meets the travel agents behind this deadly package Holiday company- his old enemies the Slitheen. But can he bring the Slitheen excursion to an end with out endangering more lives? And how are events in ancient Greece linked to a modern-day alien plot to destroy what's left on of the Parthenon?