On the Horizon – the emperor and the maula (Robert Silverberg)

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 emperor and the maula (Robert Silverberg) Title: the emperor and the maula Author: Robert Silverberg Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1596068452 Source: NetGalley The cover … Continue reading On the Horizon – the emperor and the maula (Robert Silverberg)

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Second Reflections of a Banned Book – the witch of blackbird pond (Elizabeth George Spears)

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 of a Banned Book – the witch of blackbird pond (Elizabeth George Spears)

Off the Charts – the witchfinder’s sister (Beth Underdown)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though this log’s focus is on sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult, this Captain does have broader reading tastes.  So occasionally I will share some novels that I enjoyed that are off the charts (a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult novel), as it were.  Here is a very good historical fiction: the … Continue reading Off the Charts – the witchfinder’s sister (Beth Underdown)

Off the Charts – the cat encyclopedia for kids (Joann Mattern)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this middle grade non-fiction eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the cat encyclopedia for kids (Joann Mattern) Title: the cat encyclopedia for kids Author: Joann Mattern Publisher: Capstone Publication Date: March 1, 2018 (paperback) ISBN: 978-1623709372 Source: … Continue reading Off the Charts – the cat encyclopedia for kids (Joann Mattern)

Shiver me Timbers! Guess what today is . . .

Happy International Talk Like a Pirate Day!  Avast me beauties!  Grab yer grog, yer wenches, yer parrots an' yerselfs an' celebrate with yer Captain.  From the lowliest bilge rat to the scurviest dog in the crow's nest, indulge yer inner pirate.  It's a day where even ye landlubbers can develop sea legs and participate in … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! Guess what today is . . .

On the Horizon – feel me fall (James Morris)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this young adult thriller eARC from the author in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . feel me fall (Jame Morris) Title: feel me fall Author: James Morris Publisher: Inkspot Imaginarium Publication Date: Available Now! (paperback/e-book) ASIN: B071KR8F63 Source: the author!   … Continue reading On the Horizon – feel me fall (James Morris)