The Captain’s Log – the one (John Marrs) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This was me first foray into John Marrs writing and I had a very good time.  I wanted to read this as soon as I read the blurb.  The premise of the book is that there be a DNA test ye can take to find yer "One" i.e. the perfect genetic … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the one (John Marrs) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  With an awesome cover and cool premise, I thought for sure that I would love this one.  Instead it was very uneven. The story is a dystopian sci-fi drawn from the Nigerian and Biafra civil war of the 1960s.  It takes place in 2172 after the planet has been decimated from … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

On the Horizon – escaping exodus (Nicky Drayden) – With Giveaway for Sci-Fi Month! – NSFW

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from Goodreads Giveaways.  Arrrrr!  In return I will write an honest review.  So here are me honest musings . . . escaping exodus (Nicky Drayden) Title: escaping exodus Author: Nicky Drayden Publisher: Harper Voyager Publication Date: Available Now! ISBN: 978-0062867735 Source: Goodreads Giveaways I have been … Continue reading On the Horizon – escaping exodus (Nicky Drayden) – With Giveaway for Sci-Fi Month! – NSFW

The Captain’s Log – the sparrow (Mary Doria Russell) – a 19 in 2019 book for Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the sixteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  I found this book in the 2016 treasure haul from Maine and then never read it.  That's why it made this year's 19 in 2019 list.  And in a weird coincidence, it happens to be … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the sparrow (Mary Doria Russell) – a 19 in 2019 book for Sci-Fi Month!

The Captain’s Log – the burning white (Brent Weeks) – the series comes to an end after 9 years

Ahoy there me mateys!  This novel is the fifth (and last!) in the Lightbringer series.  If ye haven't read any of this series then ye might want to skip this post and go read the first book, the black prism.  Worth the read.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the burning white (Brent Weeks) – the series comes to an end after 9 years

Abandoned Ship! – chilling effect (Valerie Valdes) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I am sorry to say that yet another book has been abandoned.  I really, really wanted to like this one.  It has an awesome cover: The cover says "Kidnappers.  Alien emperors. Psychic cats. And she's out of coffee."  The psychic cats were of course what led me to pick up the … Continue reading Abandoned Ship! – chilling effect (Valerie Valdes) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Second Reflections – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin’ up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing – out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!