On the Horizon – the hazel wood (Melissa Albert)

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 . . . the hazel wood (Melissa Albert) Title: the hazel wood Author: Melissa Albert Publisher: Flatiron Books Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250147905 Source: NetGalley This book was a slow-burning, … Continue reading On the Horizon – the hazel wood (Melissa Albert)

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Off the Charts and On the Horizon – the stowaway (Laurie Gwen Shapiro)

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 stowaway (Laurie Gwen Shapiro)

The Captain’s Log – sourdough (Robin Sloan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This story is about sourdough bread, robots, and a quirky girl named Lois.  This book made me long for fresh baked bread to eat while I read.  It is a contemporary with a blend of sci-fi and magical realism and fantasy mixed in very subtlety.  It kinda defies adequate explanation.  The … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – sourdough (Robin Sloan)

Second Reflections – the song of the quarkbeast (Jasper Fforde)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Yesterday I shared me second reflections of the last dragonslayer and discovered there was a book three in the series that I haven't read!  So I decided to remedy that.  But of course that meant taking a second look at book two first and giving me crew me second reflections, as … Continue reading Second Reflections – the song of the quarkbeast (Jasper Fforde)