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
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)
Ahoy there mateys! brightly woven (Alexandra Bracken) This novel was apparently written as a gift for a friend. This book has a rather simple feel to it but was entertaining. I think my major problem with it was that the two main characters are supposed to save the world. And of course they do, but … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – brightly woven (Alexandra Bracken)
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)
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)
Ahoy there me mateys! While I was busy plotting yesterday, an amazing thing happened: How cool is that? Took me 125 days to get 50 follows and only 37 days to get the next 50! So welcome to me crew ye scalawags, seadogs, and fellow explorers! Always remember: What did the pirate say when she … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers!
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)