The Captain’s Log – skyward (Brandon Sanderson)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Okay I know that I just reviewed legion yesterday.  I needed more Sanderson!  After finishing that one, I got me grubby mitts on this absolutely wonderful gem.  I am always amazed by the talent and ingenuity of this writer.  Two stories back to back and both amazing and so different. This … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – skyward (Brandon Sanderson)

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The Captain’s Log – legion (Brandon Sanderson)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I love Brandon Sanderson's work and featured him in me author Broadside No. 3.  That was published back on June 1, 2016.  Since then, I apparently haven't read anything by him!  Travesty.  Luckily, I finally listened to this short story collection.  I am certainly glad I did. This book contains all … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – legion (Brandon Sanderson)

The Captain’s Log – the Themis Files (Sylvain Neuvel) – a series review

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a combined review all three books of the Themis Files trilogy.  There may be minor spoilers (i.e. small things found in the blurbs) so read at yer own peril . . . Now I don't normally do single posts for full series.  But I started listening to book … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the Themis Files (Sylvain Neuvel) – a series review

The Captain’s Log – the wanderers (Meg Howrey)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a sci-fi novel that I listened to in audiobook format.  The premise is that a trio of astronauts have a chance to become the first people who travel to Mars.  The expedition is privately funded by a corporation called Prime Space.  This corporation has strict rules and protocols … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the wanderers (Meg Howrey)

The Captain’s Log – the speed of dark (Elizabeth Moon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  After reading the vatta's war and the vatta's peace series, I wanted to check out one of her standalone novels.  Apparently this one won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2003.  I can certainly see why.  This novel was heart-warming, thought-provoking, and superb. Set in our close future, genetic testing … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the speed of dark (Elizabeth Moon)

The Captain’s Log – cold welcome & into the fire (Elizabeth Moon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a combined review of the Vatta's Peace duology. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the Vatta's War series and ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . Ye think I would have … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – cold welcome & into the fire (Elizabeth Moon)