Ports for Plunder – The Booty Haul – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! (and other sparklies)

Ahoy there mateys!  The crew should know at this point that I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!  In fact, it be fair to say I be a bit obsessed.  I have read the four novellas in the series multiple times and have disciplined those crew members who have not yet met the Murderbot.  I consider know meself as … Continue reading Ports for Plunder – The Booty Haul – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! (and other sparklies)

The Captain’s Log – wolf hollow (Lauren Wolk)

Ahoy there me mateys!    I loved the author's book beyond the bright sea and thought it was past time I read this book.  It was on me list longer as it be a Newbery Honor book and I heard of it first.  In comparison to her other book, this one was so different in … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – wolf hollow (Lauren Wolk)

Walk the Plank – beauty and the clockwork beast (Nancy Campbell Allen) – unpopular opinion time!!

Ahoy there mateys!  Aye, this be another romance so quickly after abandoning ship on the last one but this one was supposed to be different!  Ye see it was described as "Jane Eyre meets Beauty and the Beast."  These be two of me favorite stories.  It is a steampunk fantasy romance.  It has vampires and … Continue reading Walk the Plank – beauty and the clockwork beast (Nancy Campbell Allen) – unpopular opinion time!!

On the Horizon – ashlords (Scott Reintgen)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this young adult fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . ashlords (Scott Reintgen) Title: ashlords Author: Scott Reintgen Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0593119174 Source: NetGalley To those new to the … Continue reading On the Horizon – ashlords (Scott Reintgen)

On the Horizon – follow me to ground (Sue Rainsford)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this fantasy eArc from the publisher in exchange for me honest musings . . . follow me to ground (Sue Rainsford) Title: follow me to ground Authors: Sue Rainsford Publisher: Simon & Schuster / Scribner Publication Date: TOMORROW!! (hardcover / e-book) ISBN: 978-0857526779 Source: NetGalley & Edelweiss … Continue reading On the Horizon – follow me to ground (Sue Rainsford)

Second Reflections – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin' up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing - out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

Tidings from the Crew – galaxy quest (1999) movie review – old sci-fi movie reviews continue!

Ahoy there mateys!  I am not a big movie watcher but sci-fi month of 2019 started this trend with total recall (1990) and sphere (1998).  This review is slightly different because I have actually seen this movie before.  The First Mate has seen practically every movie of the 80s and 90s and when we met … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – galaxy quest (1999) movie review – old sci-fi movie reviews continue!