Ahoy there me mateys! This be the eighth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list. The story of reading this book can trace it's roots back to the 2015 John W. Campbell award finalists. For reasons that escape me now, I decided I was going to eventually read all of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the rift (Nina Allan)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . starship repo (Patrick S. Tomlinson) Title: starship repo Author: Patrick S. Tomlinson Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250302717 Source: NetGalley I have been meaning to check out … Continue reading On the Horizon – starship repo (Patrick S. Tomlinson)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . her silhouette, drawn in water (Vylar Kaftan) Title: her silhouette, drawn in water Author: Vylar Kaftan Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: Tomorrow! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250221131 Source: NetGalley This novella is … Continue reading On the Horizon – her silhouette, drawn in water (Vylar Kaftan)
Ahoy there me mateys! A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2019 Hugo awards. At that time, I had read none of the works in the novelette category. I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the novelettes and me pick for the 2019 … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes
Ahoy there me mateys! This here be the last book in my Scallywagathon 2019 Challenge. Challenge four was Lost in Space: chosen by someone else. Well the first mate never gets to order me around so I thought it would be fun to order ask that scallywag to choose the final book for me. He picked this … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – neverworld wake (Marisha Pessl)
Ahoy there me mateys! This here be the third book in my Scallywagathon 2019 Challenge. Challenge three was Angle of attack: a book about a problem facing society. Dry is a book about water shortages in California and the consequences of long term drought. Water rights issues are very serious and complex and I find … Continue reading Walk the Plank – Dry (Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman) – a rant with spoilers!
Ahoy there me mateys! For those of ye who are new to me log, a word: though this log’s focus is on sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult, this Captain does have broader reading tastes. Occasionally I will share some novels that I enjoyed that are off the charts (a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult … Continue reading Off the Charts – the infinite blacktop (Sara Gran)