Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – fable (Adrienne Young) – a pirate book that didn’t float me boat!

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 . . . fable (Adrienne Young) Title: fable Author: Adrienne Young Publisher: Wednesday Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250254368 Source: NetGalley I had heard good things about this author's … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – fable (Adrienne Young) – a pirate book that didn’t float me boat!

Abandoned Ship – highfire (Eoin Colfer) – the book sucked but I learned cool things!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book was so not for me.  The humor was juvenile and too filled with poop, vomit, and stupid.  The characters felt like caricatures of Bayou life and none of them were redeemable.  The plot was dumb and uninteresting but I kept reading because I wanted the dragon to be cool.  … Continue reading Abandoned Ship – highfire (Eoin Colfer) – the book sucked but I learned cool things!

Abandoned Ship – fortune’s fool (Angela Boord) – another 2019 SPFBO book

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book was the second book on me list from SPFBO #5 in 2019.  I recently read the book from that year that sounded the coolest and it freakin' rocked (and won).  This placed second in the contest and also sounded like the book for me.  Sadly I only made it … Continue reading Abandoned Ship – fortune’s fool (Angela Boord) – another 2019 SPFBO book

Abandoned Ship with Tidings from the Crew – zodiac (Neal Stephenson) – a 20 in 2020 novel!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This review has a twist.  The First Mate and I both read this one (sort of)!  We discussed the book and I enjoyed his viewpoint so I ordered asked him to write a review.  So you get one from me and a bonus additional review from me crew.  Please note that … Continue reading Abandoned Ship with Tidings from the Crew – zodiac (Neal Stephenson) – a 20 in 2020 novel!

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the mermaid, the witch, and the sea (Maggie Tokuda-Hall) – a Wyrd & Wonder Book!

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 . . . the mermaid, the witch, and the sea (Maggie Tokuda-Hall) Title: the mermaid, the witch, and the sea Author: Maggie Tokuda-Hall Publisher: Candlewick Press Publication Date: Yesterday!! (hardback/e-book) … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the mermaid, the witch, and the sea (Maggie Tokuda-Hall) – a Wyrd & Wonder Book!

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the last human (Zack Jordan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the last human (Zack Jordan) Title: the last human Author: Zack Jordan Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Publication Date: TODAY! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0451499813 Source: NetGalley I was … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the last human (Zack Jordan)

Abandoned Ship Off the Charts! – bringing down the duke (Evie Dunmore) – a romance novel fail!

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 Abandoned Ship Off the Charts! – bringing down the duke (Evie Dunmore) – a romance novel fail!

Abandoned Ship! – the psychology of time travel (Kate Mascarenhas) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the eighteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  When I went to read this book, I realized that there was a problem.  I didn't actually own it like I thought I did!  I currently have a self-imposed rule that I can only buy … Continue reading Abandoned Ship! – the psychology of time travel (Kate Mascarenhas) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Abandoned Ship! – chilling effect (Valerie Valdes) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I am sorry to say that yet another book has been abandoned.  I really, really wanted to like this one.  It has an awesome cover: The cover says "Kidnappers.  Alien emperors. Psychic cats. And she's out of coffee."  The psychic cats were of course what led me to pick up the … Continue reading Abandoned Ship! – chilling effect (Valerie Valdes) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!