Shiver me Timbers! The 2021 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2021 Hugo awards.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the novelette category.  I also had read none of the novelette nominees before the 2020 Nebula Awards Winners were announced.  I didn't want … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2021 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

Tidings from the Crew On the Horizon – moonlighting: an oral history (Ryan Scott)

Ahoy there mateys!  The First Mate and I have very different reading tastes.  However I love reading reviews of books I don't necessarily want to read meself.  Here be one such review by the First Mate for a nonfiction book about the making of a tv show which was received from NetGalley for honest musings  … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew On the Horizon – moonlighting: an oral history (Ryan Scott)

Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Nebula Winners – The Conclusion!

Ahoy there me mateys!  The Nebula Winners have been announced!  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 bold.  A reminder that I only be tracking the categories of specific interest to me.  They be: Best Novel Piranesi, … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Nebula Winners – The Conclusion!

Off the Charts and On the Horizon – vesper flights (Helen Macdonald)

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 nonfiction … Continue reading Off the Charts and On the Horizon – vesper flights (Helen Macdonald)

Walk the Plank On the Horizon – divine heretic (Jaime Lee Moyer)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this historical fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: divine heretic Author: Jaime Lee Moyer Publisher: Quercus Books Publication Date: TODAY!!! (U.S. paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1787479241 Source: NetGalley The cover drew me in, I have heard good things … Continue reading Walk the Plank On the Horizon – divine heretic (Jaime Lee Moyer)

On the Horizon – the blacktongue thief (Christopher Buehlman) – It’s Wyrd and Wonder!

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 blacktongue thief Author: Christopher Buehlman Publisher: Macmillian/Tor-Forge Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250621191 Source: NetGalley With a title like that and a cat on the cover, I knew … Continue reading On the Horizon – the blacktongue thief (Christopher Buehlman) – It’s Wyrd and Wonder!

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the shadow of the gods (John Gwynne) – It’s Wyrd and Wonder!

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 shadow of the gods Author: John Gwynne Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: Available Now!!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0356514185 Source: NetGalley Unpopular opinion time!  I had previously read the author's … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the shadow of the gods (John Gwynne) – It’s Wyrd and Wonder!

On the Horizon – the album of dr. moreau (Daryl Gregory)

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: the album of dr. moreau Author: Daryl Gregory Publisher: tor.com Publication Date: TODAY!!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250782106 Source: NetGalley I have really enjoyed Daryl Gregory's work in the past and … Continue reading On the Horizon – the album of dr. moreau (Daryl Gregory)

On the Horizon – a master of djinn (P. Djèlí Clark) – It’s Wyrd and Wonder!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: a master of djinn Author: P. Djèlí Clark Publisher: tor.com Publication Date: Available Now!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250267689 Source: NetGalley This is me sixth work by the author but not … Continue reading On the Horizon – a master of djinn (P. Djèlí Clark) – It’s Wyrd and Wonder!