Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . Title: the forever sea Author: Joshua Phillip Johnson Publisher: DAW Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0756417031 Source: NetGalley I really, really wanted to love this book. Just look at … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the forever sea (Joshua Phillip Johnson) – unpopular opinion time!
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Ahoy there me mateys! Blustery winds and crazy seas are still severely limiting the time I have to read. So here be a Tidings post with a twist! The First Mate has been reading like a fiend. I ordered asked him to write a review of something he recently read because I be going through … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – my teacher is an alien (Bruce Coville) – the keep or keelhaul edition!
Ahoy there me mateys! This be me eighth novel by Will McIntosh and it was exactly what I wanted - fun! This story follows twins named Vick and Tara who are homeless and living on the edge. They are surviving because of their abilities with regards to technology. Tara is an engineering whiz and Vick … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – watchdog (Will McIntosh)
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 . . . Title: lobizona Author: Romina Garber Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: Available Now! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250239136 Source: NetGalley This book interested me with its use of Argentinian … Continue reading On the Horizon – lobizona (Romina Garber)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received a copy of this young adult fantasy novella eArc from NetGalley in exchange for me honest musings. This be the sixth book in the series. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril … Continue reading On the Horizon – across green grass fields (Seanan McGuire)
Ahoy there me mateys! I learned about Ursula Vernon through her work under the pseudonym T. Kingfisher. I was surprised to find that she has a lot of work written for children published under her "real" name. As she says, In order to never again have that horrific experience where I find myself running in … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – harriet the invincible (Ursula Vernon)
Ahoy there me mateys! This be another delightful novella that takes place in the World of the Five Gods from the trilogy of that name. That said, ye do NOT have to have read the trilogy first, though I did. Book one of the trilogy, curse of the chalion, is one of the best fantasy … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the orphans of raspay (Lois McMaster Bujold) – another novella in the World of the Five Gods!
Ahoy there mateys! "Can’t Wait Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each Wednesday ye get to highlight a book that ye be really looking forward to. I don't normally do memes here on me log, but I received this young adult fantasy eARC excerpt from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday – winterkeep (Kristin Cashore)
Ahoy there me mateys! Guess what day it be? So to celebrate me 5 year (b)log anniversary, I break it down . . . 2020 Books By the Numbers: Number of Posts: 156 Books Read: 122 Books Reviewed: 134 (12 by the First Mate) Number of Pages Read: 38,365 (average 314; median 336) Books that … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! An Anniversary!
Ahoy there mateys! Many of ye know that I be a huge fan of Lois McMaster Bujold and her fantasy works. The curse of the chalion be one of the best fantasy books I have ever read. I have been enjoying the world of the five gods for quite some time. Me crew keeps recommending … Continue reading Ports for Plunder – The Booty Haul – A Massive Lois McMaster Bujold Treasure Trove!