The Captain’s Log – wink poppy midnight (April Genevieve Tucholke)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Now I am not a big YA contemporary fan.  When I read YA, I tend to read sci-fi or fantasy books.  Occasionally I will read some historical fiction.  But I have to admit that the title and the cover for this one is what drew me in: Even the blurb sounds … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – wink poppy midnight (April Genevieve Tucholke)

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The Captain’s Log – how to stop time (Matt Haig)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I wish I could remember which crew member recommended this sci-fi to me.  I kept being told that this be a time travel novel.  That be incorrect.  This be a novel wherein the main character was born in 1581 but does not go back in time.  Instead he ages only one … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – how to stop time (Matt Haig)

The Captain’s Log – wundersmith: the calling of morrigan crow (Jessica Townsend)

Ahoy there me mateys!  If ye haven’t read the first book in this series, nevermoor, then ye might want to skip this post and go read the first book.  Worth the read.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . . . . I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – wundersmith: the calling of morrigan crow (Jessica Townsend)

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the gilded wolves (Roshani Chokshi)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this young adult fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the gilded wolves (Roshani Chokshi) Title: the gilded wolves Author: Roshani Chokshi Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: TODAY! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250144546 Source: NetGalley I really wanted … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the gilded wolves (Roshani Chokshi)

The Captain’s Log – how long ’til black future month (N.K. Jeminsin)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I have read five of the author's novels but had never read any of her short stories.  N.K. Jemisin has been making waves by doing cool things like winning the Hugo award three years in a row for every book in her Broken Earth trilogy (which I haven't read yet!).  So … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – how long ’til black future month (N.K. Jeminsin)

Off the Charts – the bloated belly whisperer (Tamara Duker Freuman)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Okay so this be a weird book to appear on me blog.  A little background.  I don't talk much of me personal life on this blog very often because the focus is books and the point of this hobby is to bring me joy. So the bad things that happen tend … Continue reading Off the Charts – the bloated belly whisperer (Tamara Duker Freuman)