Here Be Dragons – calico thunder rides again (T.A. Hernandez) – a 2020 SPFBO book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book has been on me list ever since it was featured by Matey Lynn @ lynn'sbookblog in the SPFBO #6 in 2020.  It's set in the 1920s America and features magic and a circus with fantasy animals.  It has an awesome cover and I took a chance. I got this … Continue reading Here Be Dragons – calico thunder rides again (T.A. Hernandez) – a 2020 SPFBO book!

Here be Dragons – domesticating dragons (Dan Koboldt)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I picked this one up because it deals with genetically engineering dragons.  The description is "Build-A-Bear workshop meets Jurassic Park."  Dragons as pets?  Sign me up.  This was a fun read in some parts and extremely annoying in others.  Here by me thoughts: Pros Dragons: I loved the idea of build-a-dragon … Continue reading Here be Dragons – domesticating dragons (Dan Koboldt)

Here be Dragons On the Horizon – the black coast (Mike Brooks)

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 black coast Author: Mike Brooks Publisher: Rebellion / Solaris Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1781088241 Source: NetGalley While this was a decent debut and had lots of things I … Continue reading Here be Dragons On the Horizon – the black coast (Mike Brooks)

The Captain’s Log – call of the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!

Ahoy there me mateys!   While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the first book in this series, the bone ships, then ye might want to skip this.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . Aye, I really, really enjoyed … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – call of the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!

Here be Dragons On the Horizon – phoenix extravagant (Yoon Ha Lee)

Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: phoenix extravagant Author: Yoon Ha Lee Publisher: Rebellion / Solaris Publication Date: Tomorrow!! (hardback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1781087947 Source: NetGalley I read this because mechanical dragon and Yoon Ha Lee.  While I … Continue reading Here be Dragons On the Horizon – phoenix extravagant (Yoon Ha Lee)

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)

Here be Dragons that sadly Walk the Plank – the rage of dragons (Evan Winter)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I wanted to read this book as soon as I saw it because it was marketed as African-based fantasy with dragons!  Cool right?  Well I have to admit that I struggled with this book for many reasons: The dragons - I adored dragons and there just weren't enough of them in … Continue reading Here be Dragons that sadly Walk the Plank – the rage of dragons (Evan Winter)

Here Be Dragons On the Horizon – the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!

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 ships (R.J. Barker) Title: the bone ships Author: R.J. Barker Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0316487962 Source: NetGalley I had been meaning to check … Continue reading Here Be Dragons On the Horizon – the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!

Here be Dragons On the Horizon – the last tsar’s dragons (Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this historical fantasy novella eARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the last tsar's dragons (Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple) Title: the last tsar's dragons Authors: Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication Date: TODAY!! (e-book) & … Continue reading Here be Dragons On the Horizon – the last tsar’s dragons (Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple)

Here be Dragons and A Heist! – the thousand deaths of ardor benn (Tyler Whitesides)

Ahoy there me mateys!  As ye all know I absolutely adore dragons and thievery.  This book combines both!  I saw it on Nikki @ thebibliophibian's post and had to check it out. So the story follows Ardor Benn, ruse artist extraordinaire, as he goes on his biggest heist yet - to steal the king's crown!  … Continue reading Here be Dragons and A Heist! – the thousand deaths of ardor benn (Tyler Whitesides)