The Captain’s Log – minor mage (T. Kingfisher)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Novellas are floating me boat these days and this one was no exception.  I have been meaning to read this author's work for forever and was drawn into picking this up based on the armadillo on the cover.  This story follows a 12 year old mage named Oliver who only knows … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – minor mage (T. Kingfisher)

The Captain’s Log – the girl who drank the moon (Kelly Barnhill) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This 2017 Newbery winner sounded awesome and has a lot of good things going for it.  While the prose in this book was divine, a lot of the joy came from the narration by Christina Moore.  I don't know that I would have finished this if not for the audiobook.  I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the girl who drank the moon (Kelly Barnhill) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!

The Captain’s Log – deeplight (Frances Hardinge) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book has been on me list to read ever since I first heard about it.  It's a sea yarn!  Then of course it appeared as a nominee for the Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book this year and I am trying to read more of the list before the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – deeplight (Frances Hardinge) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!

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

The Captain’s Log – whisper of the tide (Sarah Tolcser) – great ending to underrated duology

Ahoy there me mateys!  I loved the author's debut and was excited to finally read the second book of the duology.  While I try to post no spoilers if ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . I absolutely loved life on the river … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – whisper of the tide (Sarah Tolcser) – great ending to underrated duology

The Captain’s Log – the forgotten book (Mechthild Gläser)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I wanted to read this book ever since I saw the wonderful cover: I requested it from NetGalley as an eArc and was denied.  And then I kept forgetting about this book (Hardy har har!).  But no matter, I have finally managed to read this and I am glad that I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the forgotten book (Mechthild Gläser)

The Captain’s Log – the incorrigible children of ashton place (Maryrose Wood) – a review of one of the best series I have ever read

Ahoy there me mateys!  Did ye ever read a series that makes yer heart sing and tears come to yer eyes when it be finished?  Do ye ever feel conflicted about finishing a series because ye want to experience it all over again for the first time?  And yet yer also delighted to be able … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the incorrigible children of ashton place (Maryrose Wood) – a review of one of the best series I have ever read

The Captain’s Log – neverworld wake (Marisha Pessl)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be the last book in my Scallywagathon 2019 Challenge.  Challenge four was Lost in Space: chosen by someone else.  Well the first mate never gets to order me around so I thought it would be fun to order ask that scallywag to choose the final book for me.  He picked this … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – neverworld wake (Marisha Pessl)