Shiver me Timbers! The 2022 Hugo Winners – The Conclusion!

Ahoy there me mateys!  The Hugo Winners have been announced!  Aye, it was back on September 4th and rough seas got in the way but better late then never.  Let’s see how I did.  I be using the list as published on Tor.com with links to me reviews where applicable.  The winners are listed in … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2022 Hugo Winners – The Conclusion!

The Captain’s Log – ethan of athos, brothers in arms, borders of infinity, and the vor game (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Continues!

Ahoy there me mateys!  In 2021 the First Mate gave me a treasure trove of the entire Vorkosigan Saga.  I am loving exploring this world.  After much internal debate, I decided to read the series in publishing order . . . well mostly.  Here be the reviews for the most recent books I tackled . … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – ethan of athos, brothers in arms, borders of infinity, and the vor game (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Continues!

On the Horizon – signal to noise (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this reissue of the author's debut from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Here be me honest musings . . . Title: signal to noise Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Publisher: Rebellion / Solaris Publication Date: TODAY! (e-book) ISBN: 978-1786186447 Source:  NetGalley I shouldn't be surprised that SMG's debut is a … Continue reading On the Horizon – signal to noise (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)

On the Horizon – 4 eArcs (Elizabeth Bear, T. Kingfisher, Kerstin Hall, Naseem Jamnia)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Still recovering from the plague but here be reviews of four books I read to tide me over during recovery.  Thanks to the publishers for the review copies. All of these books are available now!  (click on titles to go to the publishers' sites and add the books to yer Ports … Continue reading On the Horizon – 4 eArcs (Elizabeth Bear, T. Kingfisher, Kerstin Hall, Naseem Jamnia)

On the Horizon – two novellas (Aliette de Bodard & Kelly Robson) – unpopular opinion time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  Here be reviews of two books I received in exchange for an honest review.  These have great reviews from others in the crew but neither ended up being to me taste.  Both of them are available to buy now.  (click on titles to add to yer Goodreads Ports for Plunder List): … Continue reading On the Horizon – two novellas (Aliette de Bodard & Kelly Robson) – unpopular opinion time!

Shiver me Timbers! Surviving Summer Storms i.e. Yar, I be feeling like crap . . .

Ahoy there me mateys!  I be asking yer pardons about the state of me log.  Rough seas and ill winds have left little time of late for more than the bare minimum.  After managing to avoid it for the last two years, I have finally caught the plague.  Recovery has been rough as it has … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! Surviving Summer Storms i.e. Yar, I be feeling like crap . . .

On the Horizon – a prayer for the crown-shy (Becky Chambers)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this sci-fi novella from Edelweiss in exchange for me honest musings . . . Title: a prayer for the crown-shy Author: Becky Chambers Publisher: tor.com Publication Date: Available Now!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250236241 Source: Edelweiss The first novella of this series was a delight and this one … Continue reading On the Horizon – a prayer for the crown-shy (Becky Chambers)

On the Horizon – daughter of redwinter (Ed McDonald)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Here be me honest musings . . . Title: daughter of redwinter Author: Ed McDonald Publisher: Macmillian/Tor-Forge Publication Date: Available Now!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250811714 Source: NetGalley This is me first book by the author and a fun start to … Continue reading On the Horizon – daughter of redwinter (Ed McDonald)

Abandoned Ships – by various authors – unpopular opinion time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  Here be reviews of four books I thought I would love but ended up abandoning them all.  These have great reviews from others in the crew but this Captain cut them loose to sink to the watery depths. (click on titles to add to yer Goodreads Ports for Plunder List): ruby … Continue reading Abandoned Ships – by various authors – unpopular opinion time!

On the Horizon – the assassins of thasalon (Lois McMaster Bujold) – another novel in the World of the Five Gods!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: the assassins of thasalon Author: Lois McMaster Bujold Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback) ISBN: 978-1645240891 Source: NetGalley The Penric and Desdemona novellas take place in the World … Continue reading On the Horizon – the assassins of thasalon (Lois McMaster Bujold) – another novel in the World of the Five Gods!