Second Reflections – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

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 – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Second Reflections – ancillary justice (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

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 – ancillary justice (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Second Reflections – the miniaturist (Jessie Burton) – with more thoughts from an airplane!

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 – the miniaturist (Jessie Burton) – with more thoughts from an airplane!

Second Reflections – heidi (Johanna Spyri) – with reflections from the Norwegian Sea and an airplane!

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 – heidi (Johanna Spyri) – with reflections from the Norwegian Sea and an airplane!

Second Reflections – all systems red (Martha Wells) – INSUBORDINATION ABOUNDS!

Ahoy there me mateys!  It has come to me attention that there be crew members aboard me ship that STILL have not yet read the adventures of the Murderbot.  Only 38 of ye have read the first book.  This be insubordination and it is unwarranted, unwanted, and undeserved.  I believe I was extremely clear when … Continue reading Second Reflections – all systems red (Martha Wells) – INSUBORDINATION ABOUNDS!

Second Reflections – a Muster of 3 Mini-Reviews of YA Classics and 1 Adult Classic

Ahoy there me mateys!  I have read more books this year then there are days left to review them individually.  So today I bring ye a muster of mini-reviews.  What be a muster? Well the Oxford English Dictionary defines it as: assemble (troops) especially for inspection or for battle; collect or assemble (a number or … Continue reading Second Reflections – a Muster of 3 Mini-Reviews of YA Classics and 1 Adult Classic

Second Reflections – a Muster of Mini-Reviews of YA Books

Ahoy there me mateys!  I have read more books this year then there are days left to review them individually.  So today I bring ye a muster of mini-reviews.  What be a muster? Well the Oxford English Dictionary defines it as: assemble (troops) especially for inspection or for battle; collect or assemble (a number or … Continue reading Second Reflections – a Muster of Mini-Reviews of YA Books