Captain’s Log – spoonbenders (Daryl Gregory)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This was the absolute perfect read for the last book of 2017.  I was first introduced to this author with his book afterparty.  That book was a sci-fi dealing with illicit drug use which I found to be fun, thought-provoking, and twisty.  Those same adjectives could also be used to describe … Continue reading Captain’s Log – spoonbenders (Daryl Gregory)

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Off the Charts – gulp (Mary Roach)

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 – gulp (Mary Roach)

On the Horizon – into the drowning deep (Mira Grant)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . into the drowning deep (Mira Grant) Title: into the drowning deep Author: Mira Grant Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: Available Now!! (hardback/ebook) ISBN: 978-0316379403 Source: NetGalley   Well ye … Continue reading On the Horizon – into the drowning deep (Mira Grant)

The Captain’s Log – river of teeth & taste of marrow (Sarah Gailey)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So apparently there was a meat shortage in the United States in 1910, so this dude Robert F. Broussard introduced what was known as the "Hippo Bill" or H.R. 23261 to Congress.  In it, he proposed to import hippos from Africa and let them loose in Louisiana!  These hippos would eat … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – river of teeth & taste of marrow (Sarah Gailey)

Off the Charts and On the Horizon – the trauma cleaner (Sarah Krasnostein)

Ahoy there me 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. I received this non-fiction eARC from NetGalley … Continue reading Off the Charts and On the Horizon – the trauma cleaner (Sarah Krasnostein)

On the Horizon – autonomous (Annalee Newitz)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . autonomous (Annalee Newitz) Title: autonomous Author: Annalee Newitz Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: Available Now!! (hardback/ebook) ISBN: 978-0765392077 Source: NetGalley Well me mateys, while this be an interesting read, it … Continue reading On the Horizon – autonomous (Annalee Newitz)