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. 14 – an author advertisement
It is time to abandon ship, me mateys! I made it to the 25.7% through the novel before I had to give up. I believe this author is just not for me. I previously tried reading her fantasy book, the mirror empire. In that novel, I found the concepts to be interesting, the world building … Continue reading Abandon Ship – stars are legion (Kameron Hurley)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . the boy on the bridge (M. R. Carey) Title: the boy on the bridge Author: M. R. Carey Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: May 2, 2017 (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 9780316300339 … Continue reading On the Horizon – the boy on the bridge (M.R. Carey)
Ahoy there mateys! Just wanted to introduce ye to two of the newest members of me crew. A hearty welcome to: "Admiral" Hezekiah Junius Brutus i.e. "J.B.", swab Cause every ship needs a ratter or two and these two rambunctious rascals are already causing havoc. Arrrrr! Always remember: Q: Where do pirates put their weapons? … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! An Introduction . . .
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . in calabria (Peter S. Beagle) Title: in calabria Author: Peter S. Beagle Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication Date: February 14, 2017 (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 9781616962487 Source: NetGalley So did ye know … Continue reading On the Horizon – in calabria (Peter S. Beagle)
Ahoy there me mateys! For those of ye who are new to me log, a word: though this log’s focus is on sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult, this Captain does have broader reading tastes. Occasionally, I will share some novels that I enjoyed that are off the charts (a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult … Continue reading Off the Charts – castle of water (Dane Huckelbridge)
Ahoy there me mateys! I was looking to read something short that fit me current mood and this book was found in the hold. Now urban fantasy is not me go to genre but I had previously read some of the author's Hawk and Fisher novels and enjoyed them so I gave this a shot. … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – something from the nightside (Simon R. Green)