The Captain’s Log – beyond the bright sea (Lauren Wolk)

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)

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The Captain’s Log – wink poppy midnight (April Genevieve Tucholke)

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)

The Captain’s Log – a Muster of Mini-Reviews of YA Books

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

The Captain’s Log – a review of the entire fudge series (Judy Blume)

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)

The Captain’s Log – girl against the universe (Paula Stokes)

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 cover for this one is what drew me in: Something about how she is sprawled on … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – girl against the universe (Paula Stokes)

The Captain’s Log – a Hiaasen menagerie (Carl Hiaasen) – reviewing the rest of his juvenile series

Ahoy there me mateys!  A while back I was introduced to this author because of a cat on the cover: I enjoyed that book so much that I decided to listen to all of Hiaasen's other juvenile books.  This be a review of the other four books: hoot, flush, chomp, squirm.  These books have some … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a Hiaasen menagerie (Carl Hiaasen) – reviewing the rest of his juvenile series

The Captain’s Log – the bronze bow (Elizabeth George Speare)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This read is long overdue.  Having loved other books by this author, I always wanted to read this book but never did.  Then I read a post by me matey Jackie @ deathbysundoku back in October 2017.  She be on the Great Newbery quest wherein she be reading all Newbery medal … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the bronze bow (Elizabeth George Speare)