The Captain’s Log – the sword of kaigan (M.L. Wang)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book has been on me list ever since it was featured in the SPFBO #5 in 2019.  It was the book that sounded the most interesting to me from that year's list and then it won the contest.  Well I just found the time (and mood) to pick it up … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the sword of kaigan (M.L. Wang)

The Captain’s Log – the order of the pure moon reflected in water (Zen Cho)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I was interested in this novella as soon as I heard about it.  It was described as a martial arts story involving bandits and a young nun.  I requested an eArc immediately but was denied ::sob::.  Then Matey Tammy @ books,bones,andbuffy was nice enough to send me an extra copy ::cheer!::.  … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the order of the pure moon reflected in water (Zen Cho)

The Captain’s Log – made things (Adrian Tchaikovsky)

Ahoy there mateys!  This author's work is fairly new to me but I am really enjoying it so far.  It seems that the author writes in a variety of styles with a variety of subjects.  The first sci-fi novella was walking to aldebaran which was definitely unusual but made me laugh.  The second, a novel … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – made things (Adrian Tchaikovsky)

The Captain’s Log – a dead djinn in cairo (P. Djèlí Clark)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This is me third work by the author but not me last.  I have loved every one.  The first story was the black god's drums which takes place in an alternate steampunk 1884 New Orleans where slavery in the South is not illegal.  Then I read “The Secret Lives of the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a dead djinn in cairo (P. Djèlí Clark)

The Captain’s Log – the house in the cerulean sea (T.J. Klune) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I get why this book is hyped even if it ended up not being a favorite.  The main reason is the love story.  I liked it and thought it was sweet but would have preferred the book without it. The main premise is that a world like ours has magical children … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the house in the cerulean sea (T.J. Klune) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!

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