Off the Charts – the questionable behavior of dahlia moss (Max Wirestone)

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.  Here is: the questionable behavior of dahlia … Continue reading Off the Charts – the questionable behavior of dahlia moss (Max Wirestone)

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The Captain’s Log – the race (Nina Allan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So back in 2015 I was mesmerized by the John W. Campbell award finalists and was determined to read them all.  Why that year versus any other year?  I have no idea.  But since that time me determination has not waivered.  Getting copies of the novels and the time to read … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the race (Nina Allan)

The Captain’s Log – fortunately, the milk (Neil Gaiman)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So the last experiment of me listenin' to an audiobook while doin' mundane tasks worked.  But could the results be repeated?  I decided to test the experience a second time.  The twist this time?  To listen to a book I had never read before ::GASP!!::.  But what to pick . . … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – fortunately, the milk (Neil Gaiman)

On the Horizon – the rending and the nest (Kaethe Schwehn)

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 rending and the nest (Kaethe Schwehn) Title: the rending and the nest Author: Kaethe Schwehn Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1632869722 Source: NetGalley   This … Continue reading On the Horizon – the rending and the nest (Kaethe Schwehn)

Abandon Ship – shadow magic (Patricia C. Wrede)

It's time to abandon ship, me mateys!  Me first one of the year.  This author has written marvelous things like the enchanted forest chronicles (adored them all!) and sorcery and cecelia (cute and fun!).  I had always wanted to read her Lyra series and finally tracked down an omnibus of the first three books in … Continue reading Abandon Ship – shadow magic (Patricia C. Wrede)