The Captain’s Log – compulsory (Martha Wells) – More MURDERBOT!! Aye, I be obsessed . . .

Ahoy there me mateys!  The title of this post is compulsory.  This is the name of the prequel Murderbot story.  Do any of ye cads know what compulsory means?  Well ye flea-bitten, drunken miscreants let me clarify: com·pul·so·ry /kəmˈpəlsərē/ adjective required by law or a rule; obligatory. This crew is derelict in duty!!  The last … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – compulsory (Martha Wells) – More MURDERBOT!! Aye, I be obsessed . . .

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The Captain’s Log – geekerella (Ashley Poston) – I don’t really do romance but . . .

Ahoy there me mateys!  The crew has been talking about this forever as being cute and worth reading.  I don't really do YA romance but I have been curious about this book for quite some time due to the Cinderella at the con twist on the original tale.  So when I found meself wanting something … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – geekerella (Ashley Poston) – I don’t really do romance but . . .

Shiver Me Timbers! A Series Shake-Down – Part Five – With a Call to Arms for the Crew to Help Subdue the List

Shiver Me Timbers mateys!  Me Series be spiraling out of control!  Many of me crew lament and wail about how series never seem to be finished and are hard to keep track of.  That got me to thinking about what series still be languishing in the hold hoping for love and completion.  Now here be … Continue reading Shiver Me Timbers! A Series Shake-Down – Part Five – With a Call to Arms for the Crew to Help Subdue the List

Second Reflections – heidi (Johanna Spyri) – with reflections from the Norwegian Sea and an airplane!

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 – heidi (Johanna Spyri) – with reflections from the Norwegian Sea and an airplane!

On the Horizon – aftershocks (Marko Kloos)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . aftershocks (Marko Kloos) Title: aftershocks Author: Marko Kloos Publisher: 47North (47North is the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror imprint of Amazon Publishing, the full-service publishing arm of Amazon) Publication … Continue reading On the Horizon – aftershocks (Marko Kloos)

Shiver Me Timbers! A Series Shake-Down – Part Four – With a Call to Arms for the Crew to Help Subdue the List

Shiver Me Timbers mateys!  Me Series be spiraling out of control!  Many of me crew lament and wail about how series never seem to be finished and are hard to keep track of.  That got me to thinking about what series still be languishing in the hold hoping for love and completion.  Now here be … Continue reading Shiver Me Timbers! A Series Shake-Down – Part Four – With a Call to Arms for the Crew to Help Subdue the List

Off the Charts – the northern lights (Lucy Jago) – Did ye miss me?

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 northern lights (Lucy Jago) – Did ye miss me?