Ahoy there me mateys! In trying to do me usual blog clean up this time of year, I found this novel from very early 2020 that I never reviewed. The rule is that I have to review all the books I read. The problem? I honestly don't remember much of the plot of this book. … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the trials (Linda Nagata)
Ahoy there me mateys! When I read the book, finder, I didn't know that this was the first book in a series. It was a five star read and I adored Fergus Ferguson so much that I had to follow his next adventure. Now I didn't bother with reading the blurb because I wanted to … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – driving the deep (Suzanne Palmer) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!
Ahoy there me mateys! It be Sci-Fi- Month!! This be a book two. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the first book in this series, the girl who could move sh*t with her mind, then ye might want to skip this. If ye keep reading this log then ye have … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – random sh*t flying through the air (Jackson Ford) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!
Ahoy there me mateys! This be the sixth book I have read by the author and me sixth five star read. Dang does she float me boat! I have said before that what I find amazing about all of the author's books is that they feel so different from each other. The first was a … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – prime meridian (Silvia Moreno-Garcia) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!
Ahoy there me mateys! Aye, this novella has nuns in space. But it also has so much more. It is a fantastic character study about a group of women who have secrets and what happens when Rome and the Earth's government try to involve them in a conspiracy. Well the first thing I have to … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – sisters of the vast black (Lina Rather)
Ahoy there me mateys! This book's premise drew me in - multiverse travel with a murder mystery and a queer protagonist. Cool. While this book was enjoyable, I did have some issues that led to it not being a favorite. So the story follows Cara who is one of the few people who can travel … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the space between worlds (Micaiah Johnson)
Ahoy there me mateys! I was introduced to the Universe of Xuya in her novella the tea master and the detective. I adored the sentient spaceship and avidly wanted more. So I was super happy to get this story. The biggest problem is that the majority of this series are short stories and not all … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – on a red station, drifting (Aliette de Bodard)
Ahoy there me mateys! It's been a long while since I read anything by this author and I was reminded about this free short story (4 pages) and so thought I would give it a whirl. Is yer Thanksgiving full of family drama? Read this and see how much subtext and characterization ye can get … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – bury the dead (Ann Leckie) – Short Short Story
Ahoy there me mateys! The title of me post is not meant to be click bait but I am still not going to change it because it captures the conflicted feelings of the moment. I just finishing reading the 2020 Nebula winner and I am not sure of how I rate this one. Maybe writing … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a song for a new day (Sarah Pinsker) – did this book deserve to win the Nebula?
Ahoy there mateys!!! RELEASE DAY!!!!! I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!!!! The crew should know at this point that I LOVE MURDERBOT!!! In fact, it be fair to say I be a bit obsessed. I have read the four novellas in the series multiple times and have disciplined those crew members who have not yet met the Murderbot. I consider know … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – Network Effect (Martha Wells) – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!!