The Captain’s Log – a review of the entire fudge series (Judy Blume)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I was looking for short audiobooks that fit certain time restrictions.  I was having so much fun revisiting old books from me childhood that when I saw that Judy Blume herself narrates these I just had to give them a whirl.  And I am so very glad I did.  Judy Blume … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a review of the entire fudge series (Judy Blume)

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On the Horizon – stronger, faster, and more beautiful (Arwen Elys Dayton)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . stronger, faster, and more beautiful (Arwen Elys Dayton) Title: stronger, faster, and more beautiful Author: Arwen Elys Dayton Publisher: Random House Children's / Delacorte Press Publication Date: Available Now!! … Continue reading On the Horizon – stronger, faster, and more beautiful (Arwen Elys Dayton)

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – babel (Gaston Dorren)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this non-fiction eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . babel (Gaston Dorren) Title: babel Author: Gaston Dorren Publisher: Grove Atlantic Publication Date: Available Now!! (hardback and e-book) ISBN: 978-0802128799 Source: NetGalley Even though English is the "world language," the … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – babel (Gaston Dorren)

The Captain’s Log – girl against the universe (Paula Stokes)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Now I am not a big YA contemporary fan.  When I read YA, I tend to read sci-fi or fantasy books.  Occasionally I will read some historical fiction.  But I have to admit that the cover for this one is what drew me in: Something about how she is sprawled on … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – girl against the universe (Paula Stokes)

The Captain’s Log – playing with fire (Derek Landy)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So this is the second book in the series.  No real spoilers but read further at yer own peril . . . This book continues the adventure of a detective named Skulduggery Pleasant who just happens to be a walking, talking skeleton who can do magic.  His sidekick, Stephanie is back … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – playing with fire (Derek Landy)

Off the Charts – a third Muster of Mini-Reviews of Non-Fiction for Non-Fiction November

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 – a third Muster of Mini-Reviews of Non-Fiction for Non-Fiction November