Ahoy there me mateys! This read accomplishes four things! I feel so productive from one book. This be the the first book from me 20 in 2020 list! This year has been so crazy that it has taken two and a half months to read one of them. Eesh! It's the first book I have … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the westing game (Ellen Raskin) – the first 20 in 2020 book!
Ahoy there me mateys! I loved the author's book beyond the bright sea and thought it was past time I read this book. It was on me list longer as it be a Newbery Honor book and I heard of it first. In comparison to her other book, this one was so different in … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – wolf hollow (Lauren Wolk)
Ahoy there me mateys! The crew has been talking about this forever as being cute and worth reading. I don't really do YA romance but I have been curious about this book for quite some time due to the Cinderella at the con twist on the original tale. So when I found meself wanting something … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – geekerella (Ashley Poston) – I don’t really do romance but . . .
Ahoy there me mateys! The title and the cover for this one is what drew me in: I just love the image of the feather blending into the waves. When I found out this was a historical mystery tale set in the 1920s I knew I had to read it. Twelve year-old Crow doesn't … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – beyond the bright sea (Lauren Wolk)
Ahoy there me mateys! Now I am not a big YA contemporary fan. When I read YA, I tend to read sci-fi or fantasy books. Occasionally I will read some historical fiction. But I have to admit that the title and the cover for this one is what drew me in: Even the blurb sounds … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – wink poppy midnight (April Genevieve Tucholke)
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 YA Books
Ahoy there me mateys! I was looking for short audiobooks that fit certain time restrictions. I was having so much fun revisiting old books from me childhood that when I saw that Judy Blume herself narrates these I just had to give them a whirl. And I am so very glad I did. Judy Blume … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a review of the entire fudge series (Judy Blume)