The Captain’s Log – the egg (Andy Weir)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This story is around three pages long.  It's free.  And I loved it.  That's all.  Go read it now.  Link is below.  Arrr! The First Mate says, "Reminds me of a particular Heinlein short story but I can't say which one without spoiling it." Side note: I haven't read that Heinlein … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the egg (Andy Weir)

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The Captain’s Log – red seas under red skies (Scott Lynch)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So a while back, the winds shifted regarding me original take on the first book in this series.  After finally understanding the hype about Locke Lamora and crew, I knew I had to read the second book in the series.  If ye haven’t read the first book then ye might want … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – red seas under red skies (Scott Lynch)

Can’t Wait Wednesday – the ruin of kings (Jenn Lyons)

Ahoy there mateys!  "Can’t Wait Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.  Each Wednesday ye get to highlight a book that ye be really looking forward to.  I don't normally do memes here on me log, but I received this fantasy eARC excerpt from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  I loved it … Continue reading Can’t Wait Wednesday – the ruin of kings (Jenn Lyons)

The Captain’s Log – the comet seekers (Helen Sedgwick)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I wanted to read this book when I found out it had ghosts and dealt with the Bayeux Tapestry.  I studied the tapestry in school.  It portrays the battle of Hastings in 1066 and also shows Haley's Comet which occurred that year.  This book weaves multiple generations together in chapters that jump … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the comet seekers (Helen Sedgwick)

The Captain’s Log – first last snow (Max Gladstone) – why chronology vs. publishing order sometimes matters

Ahoy there me mateys!  So in previous times, wendy @ the biliosanctum set me on a series of adventures that led to me reading the first book in The Craft Sequence, three parts dead.  I absolutely loved it.  This is a review that talks about the fourth published book in the series.  Like the others, … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – first last snow (Max Gladstone) – why chronology vs. publishing order sometimes matters

The Captain’s Log – spellslinger (Sebastien de Castell)

Ahoy there me mateys!  The crew has been readin' and reviewin' this series like crazy.  I have been meaning to check out both it and the author's work for a while.  So when I couldn't think of what to read, I thought I would take a page out of Kate @ booksaremyfavouriteandbest's tips and use … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – spellslinger (Sebastien de Castell)