The Captain’s Log – starsight (Brandon Sanderson)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Here be book two of the Skyward quartet.  If ye missed book one, skyward, click here. While I try to post no spoilers, ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . In the first yarn all Spensa wanted was to become a pilot and clear her … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – starsight (Brandon Sanderson)

The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  With an awesome cover and cool premise, I thought for sure that I would love this one.  Instead it was very uneven. The story is a dystopian sci-fi drawn from the Nigerian and Biafra civil war of the 1960s.  It takes place in 2172 after the planet has been decimated from … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

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)

The Captain’s Log – only ever yours (Louise O’ Neill)

**** trigger warning - blood, bullying, drug use, eating disorders, fatphobia, homophobia, self-harm, suicide, violence, vomit **** Ahoy there me mateys.  I have been wanting to read this book for a long time.  I was reminded of it by a Top Three Thursday post by Sammi @ onebookishgirl.  A copy was in the hold of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – only ever yours (Louise O’ Neill)