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. 16 – an author advertisement
It is with a very heavy heart that I announce the flag will be flying at half mast today. Only a short while ago, I introduced y'all to the newest members of me crew. This morning after a gallant and courageous fight, we lost our lovely Junius Brutus i.e. "J.B.", swab. Though she be but … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! A Sad Day . . .
Ahoy there me mateys! Me nephew recommended this one to me. It happens to be one of his summer vacation reads. He said it was both very good and short. This amounts to a very high recommendation from him. So I thought I would give it a shot even though I didn't know what it … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings. If ye haven’t read the first book in this series, age of myth, then ye might want to skip this post and go read the first book. Worth the read. If ye … Continue reading On the Horizon – age of swords (Michael J. Sullivan)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . the fifth doll (Charlie N. Holmberg) Title: the fifth doll Author: Charlie N. Holmberg Publisher: 47North (47North is the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror imprint of Amazon Publishing, the … Continue reading On the Horizon – the fifth doll (Charlie N. Holmberg)
Ahoy there me mateys! While drawin' up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing - out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read. In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder! And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – a little princess (Frances Hodgson Burnett)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this young adult fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . no good deed (Kara Connolly) Title: no good deed Author: Kara Connolly Publisher: Random House Publishing Group - Delacorte Press Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 9780385743938 Source: … Continue reading On the Horizon – no good deed (Kara Connolly)