Broadside No. 4 – an author advertisement

Hear ye hear ye me mateys!  I announce an additional broadside to me Captain’s log.  What is a broadside ye ask?  Traditionally: A broadside is the side of a ship, the battery of cannon on one side of a warship; or their coordinated fire in naval warfare. From the 16th century until the early decades … Continue reading Broadside No. 4 – an author advertisement

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On the Horizon – age of myth (Michael J. Sullivan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from Goodreads Giveaways.  It was the first time I have ever won.  Arrrrr!  In return I will write an honest review.  So here are me honest musings . . . age of myth (Michael J. Sullivan) Title: age of myth Author: Michael J. Sullivan Publisher: Del … Continue reading On the Horizon – age of myth (Michael J. Sullivan)

Tidings from the Crew – the girl from everywhere (Heidi Heilig)

A new category for me mateys!  Though the first mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: the girl from everywhere (Heidi Heilig) … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – the girl from everywhere (Heidi Heilig)

The Captain’s Log – the forbidden wish (Jessica Khoury)

Ahoy there me mateys! the forbidden wish (Jessica Khoury) I love retellings of fairytales.  This was a good one.  It is the story of what happens when Aladdin finds the lamp.  Well, actually, better yet: it is the story of what happens to the jinni when Aladdin gets the lamp because it is from her … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the forbidden wish (Jessica Khoury)

Sailing to the Stars – these broken stars (Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner)

Ahoy there me mateys! these broken stars (Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner) I wish I could remember which blogger talked about this novel so that I could thank them because I really enjoyed this young adult space adventure.  But I suck.  I will try to be better about remembering in the future. The two main … Continue reading Sailing to the Stars – these broken stars (Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner)