The Captain’s Log – the rift (Nina Allan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the eighth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  The story of reading this book can trace it's roots back to the  2015 John W. Campbell award finalists.  For reasons that escape me now, I decided I was going to eventually read all of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the rift (Nina Allan)

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On the Horizon – starship repo (Patrick S. Tomlinson)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . starship repo (Patrick S. Tomlinson) Title: starship repo Author: Patrick S. Tomlinson Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250302717 Source: NetGalley I have been meaning to check out … Continue reading On the Horizon – starship repo (Patrick S. Tomlinson)

On the Horizon – her silhouette, drawn in water (Vylar Kaftan)

Ahoy there me mateys! I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . her silhouette, drawn in water (Vylar Kaftan) Title: her silhouette, drawn in water Author: Vylar Kaftan Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: Tomorrow! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250221131 Source: NetGalley This novella is … Continue reading On the Horizon – her silhouette, drawn in water (Vylar Kaftan)

Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2019 Hugo awards.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the novelette category.  I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the novelettes and me pick for the 2019 … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

The Captain’s Log – neverworld wake (Marisha Pessl)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be the last book in my Scallywagathon 2019 Challenge.  Challenge four was Lost in Space: chosen by someone else.  Well the first mate never gets to order me around so I thought it would be fun to order ask that scallywag to choose the final book for me.  He picked this … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – neverworld wake (Marisha Pessl)

Walk the Plank – Dry (Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman) – a rant with spoilers!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be the third book in my Scallywagathon 2019 Challenge.  Challenge three was Angle of attack: a book about a problem facing society.  Dry is a book about water shortages in California and the consequences of long term drought.  Water rights issues are very serious and complex and I find … Continue reading Walk the Plank – Dry (Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman) – a rant with spoilers!