Broadside No. 7 – 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. 7 – an author advertisement

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The Captain’s Log – the wanderer (Sharon Creech)

Ahoy there me mateys! the wanderer (Sharon Creech) I previously read two novels by this author: walk two moons (Newbery Medal Winner) and chasing redbird.(ALA Best Book for Young Adults).  When I found a copy of her Newbery Honor Book about an adventure across the ocean on a sailboat at a Friends of the Library … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the wanderer (Sharon Creech)

Captured Horizons – the demon girl’s song (Susan Jane Bigelow)

Yo ho ho me mateys!  The day is at hand.  Ye can finally get yer grubby mitts on this delightful booty: the demon girl’s song (Susan Jane Bigelow) Title: the demon girl’s song Author: Susan Jane Bigelow Publisher: Dreaming Robot Press Publication Date: TODAY! ISBN: 9781940924151 To read me previous review of the novel click … Continue reading Captured Horizons – the demon girl’s song (Susan Jane Bigelow)

Tidings from the Crew – son of the black sword (Larry Correia)

Ahoy there mateys!  Thought I would take a break from the e-Arc extravaganza.  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 … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – son of the black sword (Larry Correia)

Captured Horizons – crosstalk (Connie Willis)

Yo ho ho me mateys!  The day is at hand.  Ye can finally get yer grubby mitts on this delightful booty: crosstalk (Connie Willis) Title: crosstalk Author: Connie Willis Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Publication Date: TODAY! (in the UK) ISBN:     9781473200937 To read me previous review of the novel click here! To buy the … Continue reading Captured Horizons – crosstalk (Connie Willis)

On the Horizon – cold-forged flame (Marie Brennan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . cold-forged flame (Marie Brennan) Title: cold-forged flame Author: Marie Brennan Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: September 13, 2016 (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 9780765391391 Source: NetGalley I had previously read this author's warrior/witch … Continue reading On the Horizon – cold-forged flame (Marie Brennan)