On the Horizon – max and the spice thieves (John Peragine) – Release Day with a Bonus Parley with the Author!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this middle grade eArc from NetGalley in exchange for me honest review . . . Well me scalawags, I always be ready for a sea yarn and this middle grade is packed with pirates, djinn, shapeshifters, an assassin spy, and other unsavory creatures.  The highlight of the book be … Continue reading On the Horizon – max and the spice thieves (John Peragine) – Release Day with a Bonus Parley with the Author!

On the Horizon – defekt (Nino Cipri)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: defekt Author: Nino Cipri Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: Next Tuesday! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250787491 Source: NetGalley When "Don't Be Evil" Fails, Try "Don't Be Boring": It's worked for us … Continue reading On the Horizon – defekt (Nino Cipri)

Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Nebula Finalists – Part Two – Best Short Story

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2020 Nebula award nominees.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the best short story category.  I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the short stories and me … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Nebula Finalists – Part Two – Best Short Story

Off the Charts – broken: in the best possible way (Jenny Lawson)

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 – broken: in the best possible way (Jenny Lawson)

Off the Charts – why my cat is more impressive than your baby (Matthew Inman)

Ahoy there me mateys!  As some of the crew may know, I love me kittens and I think know they make the best ship friends.  I also don't have kids and never plan to.  They get in the way of pillaging.  So this title intrigued me.  I have seen some of the author's comics before … Continue reading Off the Charts – why my cat is more impressive than your baby (Matthew Inman)

Off the Charts and On the Horizon – the dictionary of lost words (Pip Williams)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Though this log’s focus is on sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult, this Captain does have broader reading tastes. So occasionally I will share some novels that I enjoyed that are off the charts (a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult novel), as it were.  I received an eArc of this historical … Continue reading Off the Charts and On the Horizon – the dictionary of lost words (Pip Williams)

Off the Charts – a lady’s guide to gossip & murder AND mischief & murder (Dianne Freeman) – I love this series!

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 – a lady’s guide to gossip & murder AND mischief & murder (Dianne Freeman) – I love this series!

The Captain’s Log – night of the mannequins (Stephen Graham Jones)

Ahoy there mateys!  I had never read anything by this author but the idea of a mannequin coming to life is always fun.  Wasn't there an 80s movie about a mannequin coming to life in a department store? I believe that was a comedy and this one was a horror.  I was excited but this … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – night of the mannequins (Stephen Graham Jones)