The Captain’s Log – galatea (Madeline Miller) – a short story

Ahoy there me mateys!  I read circe in 2019 and really enjoyed it so I wanted to give this short story a try.  Luckily a local library had a copy.  For those who don't recognize the title, it is a Greek myth where a sculptor (and king), Pygmalion, falls in love with his statue of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – galatea (Madeline Miller) – a short story

The Captain’s Log – a Muster of Mini-Reviews of the Stowaways in the Hold that I Didn’t Hate

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 The Captain’s Log – a Muster of Mini-Reviews of the Stowaways in the Hold that I Didn’t Hate

The Captain’s Log – a Muster of Mini-Reviews of the Stowaways in the Hold that I Didn’t Love

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 The Captain’s Log – a Muster of Mini-Reviews of the Stowaways in the Hold that I Didn’t Love

The Captain’s Log – circe (Madeline Miller) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the seventeenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  The crew has been gushing over this author's work for forever and this book won the Goodreads Choice award for fantasy in 2018.  So I thought I would give it a shot.  While it was … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – circe (Madeline Miller) – a 19 in 2019 book!

The Captain’s Log – the burning white (Brent Weeks) – the series comes to an end after 9 years

Ahoy there me mateys!  This novel is the fifth (and last!) in the Lightbringer series.  If ye haven't read any of this series then ye might want to skip this post and go read the first book, the black prism.  Worth the read.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the burning white (Brent Weeks) – the series comes to an end after 9 years