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)

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The Captain’s Log – exit strategy (Martha Wells)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the last book of a quartet.  While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the previous three then ye might want to skip this post. If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – exit strategy (Martha Wells)

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)

The Captain’s Log – the book of m (Peng Shepherd)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Here be another dystopian for the crew.  In this one, the premise is that all across the globe people's shadows are disappearing.  And though it seems like a miracle at first, humanity learns that with the loss of shadows comes the lost of memory.  And with the loss of memory comes … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the book of m (Peng Shepherd)

The Captain’s Log – command decision & victory conditions (Elizabeth Moon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a combined review of the fourth and fifth books of the Vatta's War series. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read books one through three and ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – command decision & victory conditions (Elizabeth Moon)