Ahoy there me mateys! I received an eArc of this fantasy novel through NetGalley in exchange for me honest musings . . . Title: when women were dragons Author: Kelly Barnhill Publisher: Doubleday Books Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-0385548229 Source: NetGalley I have read Barnhill's young adult work before so I was intrigued to see … Continue reading There be Dragons on the Horizon – when women were dragons (Kelly Barnhill) – It’s Wyrd & Wonder!
Ahoy there me mateys! This series deals with dragons and chocolate so of course I had to read it. I binged this series and loved it. Who doesn't love the themes of embracing who ye are and finding yer own inner strengths. Here be me thoughts. the dragon with the chocolate heart This book made … Continue reading Here Be Dragons – tales from the chocolate heart series (Stephanie Burgis)
Ahoy there me mateys! I binged this series. The four books are pretty short (80 to 172 pages). The main character is detective James Keeley who doesn't have a lot of money but does have a magical gun. dragon & detective - In book one (the shortest) Keely is hired by a dragon to solve … Continue reading Here Be Dragons – the keeley & associates series (Layla Lawlor) – an urban fantasy series I enjoyed!
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!
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)
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)
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!
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)
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)
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)