The Captain’s Log – playing with fire (Derek Landy)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So this is the second book in the series.  No real spoilers but read further at yer own peril . . . This book continues the adventure of a detective named Skulduggery Pleasant who just happens to be a walking, talking skeleton who can do magic.  His sidekick, Stephanie is back … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – playing with fire (Derek Landy)

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The Captain’s Log – small spaces (Katherine Arden)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Ever since I read the bear and the nightingale, I have been in love with this author's writing.  So while waiting for book 3 of that trilogy, I thought I would give her middle-grade novel a whirl because I don't put age limits on reading.  And this was a fun one. This … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – small spaces (Katherine Arden)

The Captain’s Log – the scorpio races (Maggie Stiefvater)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I have been hearing about Maggie Stiefvater's work for a long time and have been meaning to read some of it long before now.  I picked this one because it deals with water horses and I listened to this one in audio book format. What is a water horse?  It is a … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the scorpio races (Maggie Stiefvater)

The Captain’s Log – beneath the sugar sky (Seanan McGuire)

Ahoy there me mateys!  These novellas keep getting better and better.  This one might be me favourite.  Though I can't say with any true certainty because I adore them all so far.  In this one a group of kids from Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children go on a quest to save a girl named Rini … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – beneath the sugar sky (Seanan McGuire)