The Captain’s Log – airborn (Kenneth Oppel)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This was an audiobook that I picked up because I was looking for a fluffy young adult book.  I think somewhere I had heard there be dragons.  Well, there be no dragons here.  But there are cool flying animals, airships, silly fish-loving chefs, sea-adventures, pirates, lost islands, smart feisty girls, daring … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – airborn (Kenneth Oppel)

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The Captain’s Log – lord valentine’s castle (Robert Silverberg)

Ahoy there me mateys!  A little while back, I was introduced to Robert Silverberg's work with his novella the emperor and the maula.  Like I said then, I had absurdly never heard of him.  Now if ye be unaware of the author: I learned from sandy @ fantasyliterature that Mr. Silverberg has written no fewer … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – lord valentine’s castle (Robert Silverberg)

The Captain’s Log – the poppy war (R.F. Kuang)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I heard about this amazing book from a review by me crew member, Mogsy @ thebibliosanctum.  It is getting five-star reviews by tons of me crew.  Split into three distinct sections, this story follows a war orphan named Rin.  Very briefly, the sections are 1) school testing ; 2) magic training; … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the poppy war (R.F. Kuang)

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – in the eye of heaven (David Keck)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . in the eye of heaven (David Keck) Title: in the eye of heaven Author: David Keck Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: TODAY! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250172525 Source: NetGalley I really wanted … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – in the eye of heaven (David Keck)

Captain’s Log – stranger in a strange land (Robert A. Heinlein)

Ahoy there mateys!  Get ready for a bit of a rant with spoilers.  Read at yer own peril . . .  This was me first reading of this classic sci-fi work.  I did read some Heinlein back in me youth.  But I seemed to have read only "juveniles" like "the rolling stones" and "have spacesuit … Continue reading Captain’s Log – stranger in a strange land (Robert A. Heinlein)

The Captain’s Log – the sleeper and the spindle (Neil Gaiman)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So a while back I listened to the wonderfully fabulous fortunately, the milk, which I adored.  I immediately added all of Mr. Gaiman's audiobooks to me list.  I have a wee bit of an obsession (for details click here) and so when I had a short bit of time I decided … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the sleeper and the spindle (Neil Gaiman)