On the Horizon – little eve (Catriona Ward)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this horror eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: little eve Author: Catriona Ward Publisher: Tor Nightfire Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250812650 Source: NetGalley This book won the Shirley Jackson Award for Best Novel (2018) and … Continue reading On the Horizon – little eve (Catriona Ward)

The Captain’s Log – the clackity (Lora Senf) – A fantastic book for the Halloween season!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book is the author's debut and the first book in a new series.  The setting is Blight Harbor, the 7th-most haunted town in America.  Evie Von Rathe lives with her Aunt Desdemona, the local paranormal expert.  One rule of the town is to avoid the local abandoned slaughterhouse where serial … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the clackity (Lora Senf) – A fantastic book for the Halloween season!

On the Horizon – the spare man (Mary Robinette Kowal) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Here be me honest musings . . . Title: the spare man Author: Mary Robinette Kowal Publisher: Macmillian/Tor-Forge Publication Date: Next Tuesday! (paperback & e-book) ISBN: 978-1250829177 Source:  NetGalley I love this author's work and yet this was a complete … Continue reading On the Horizon – the spare man (Mary Robinette Kowal) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

On the Horizon – station eternity (Mur Lafferty) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Here be me honest musings . . . Title: station eternity Author: Mur Lafferty Publisher: Berkely Publishing Group Publication Date: TODAY! (paperback & e-book) ISBN: 978-0593098110 Source:  NetGalley I really enjoyed some of the author's work in the past so … Continue reading On the Horizon – station eternity (Mur Lafferty) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

On the Horizon – a turn of the tide (Kelley Armstrong)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received an eArc of this historical fantasy through NetGalley in exchange for me honest musings . . . Title: a turn of the tide Author: Kelley Armstrong Publisher: Kla Fricke Inc Publication Date: TOMORROW!!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-1989046555 Source:  NetGalley I love Kelley Armstrong.  This be me 19th book by the author.  … Continue reading On the Horizon – a turn of the tide (Kelley Armstrong)

On the Horizon – reading multiple works from the Birdverse (R.B. Lemberg)

Ahoy there me mateys!  The nice folks at Tachyon Publications gave me an eArc of the first full-length Birdverse novel.  I hadn't read the author's novella in the same world so I decided to read that first and then leapt down a Birdverse rabbit hole.  The world building is Jewish-inspired and the Khana people are … Continue reading On the Horizon – reading multiple works from the Birdverse (R.B. Lemberg)

Shiver Me Timbers! NetGalley Rejections! Part Eighteen

Ahoy there me mateys!  With more NetGalley rejections piling up, I had a hankering to do another one of these posts.  For those scalawags new to the crew, me blog started in January 2016.  It originally took several months for me to learn about NetGalley and then attempt to use it.  In fact, my first … Continue reading Shiver Me Timbers! NetGalley Rejections! Part Eighteen

Tidings from the Crew – death on a high floor (Charles Rosenberg)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the First Mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the First Mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: death on a high floor (Charles Rosenburg) We read and talked about … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – death on a high floor (Charles Rosenberg)

Shiver me Timbers! The 2022 Hugo Winners – The Conclusion!

Ahoy there me mateys!  The Hugo Winners have been announced!  Aye, it was back on September 4th and rough seas got in the way but better late then never.  Let’s see how I did.  I be using the list as published on Tor.com with links to me reviews where applicable.  The winners are listed in … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2022 Hugo Winners – The Conclusion!

The Captain’s Log – ethan of athos, brothers in arms, borders of infinity, and the vor game (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Continues!

Ahoy there me mateys!  In 2021 the First Mate gave me a treasure trove of the entire Vorkosigan Saga.  I am loving exploring this world.  After much internal debate, I decided to read the series in publishing order . . . well mostly.  Here be the reviews for the most recent books I tackled . … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – ethan of athos, brothers in arms, borders of infinity, and the vor game (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Continues!