On the Horizon – the seventh perfection (Daniel Polansky)

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 seventh perfection Author: Daniel Polansky Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: TODAY! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250767561 Source: NetGalley This was a very entertaining read.  The story follows a girl looking … Continue reading On the Horizon – the seventh perfection (Daniel Polansky)

Tidings from the Crew – piranesi (Susanna Clarke)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the First Mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: piranesi (Susanna Clarke) We read and talked about the … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – piranesi (Susanna Clarke)

The Captain’s Log – sisters of the vast black (Lina Rather)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Aye, this novella has nuns in space.  But it also has so much more.  It is a fantastic character study about a group of women who have secrets and what happens when Rome and the Earth's government try to involve them in a conspiracy. Well the first thing I have to … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – sisters of the vast black (Lina Rather)

The Captain’s Log – how rory thorne destroyed the multiverse (K. Eason)

Ahoy there me mateys!  The lovely cover drew me attention and the quirky premise hooked me.  This is the first book in a duology that has fairy tale tropes but takes place in space.  And, seriously, it so worked for me. The tone (kinda silly) and storytelling style (omnipresent narrator) did take some getting used … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – how rory thorne destroyed the multiverse (K. Eason)

On the Horizon – the trials of koli (M.R. Carey) – book two is better than book one!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings.  While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the first book in this series, the book of koli, then ye might want to skip this.  If ye keep reading … Continue reading On the Horizon – the trials of koli (M.R. Carey) – book two is better than book one!

Tidings from the Crew – oona out of order (Margarita Montimore) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the First Mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: oona out of order (Margarita Montimore) We read and … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – oona out of order (Margarita Montimore) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

The Captain’s Log – the lore of prometheus (Graham Austin-King)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book has been on me list ever since it was featured by Matey Lynn @ lynn'sbookblog in the SPFBO #5 in 2019.  It is a military fantasy and the tagline caught me: John Carver has three rules: Don’t drink in the daytime, don’t gamble when the luck has gone, and … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the lore of prometheus (Graham Austin-King)

Here be Dragons . . . picky eaters (S.J. Higbee)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Well, all ye scalawags should be familiar with Matey Sarah's blog and wonderful book reviews.  But some of ye may not be aware that she also be a writer.  (What be wrong with ye wretches?)  In these crazy times, Matey Sarah decided to publish her short story as an escapist uplifting … Continue reading Here be Dragons . . . picky eaters (S.J. Higbee)

The Captain’s Log – uncommon echoes series (Sharon Shinn) – the series makes no real sense but I liked it anyway!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I absolutely love Sharon Shinn and featured her works in me Broadside No. 2.  I finished the Elemental Blessings series, was sad and then Matey Nicole @ bookwyrmknits told me that this YA series existed and of course I had to track it down.  The author's website describes the world of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – uncommon echoes series (Sharon Shinn) – the series makes no real sense but I liked it anyway!

On the Horizon – the bone shard daughter (Andrea Stewart)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the bone shard daughter (Andrea Stewart) Title: the bone shard daughter Author: Andrea Stewart Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardcover & e-book) ISBN: 978-0316541428 Source: NetGalley This book … Continue reading On the Horizon – the bone shard daughter (Andrea Stewart)