Second Reflections with Tidings from the Crew – the mouse and the motorcycle (Beverly Cleary)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the first mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  Here I take a second look at a previously enjoyed novel and give me crew me … Continue reading Second Reflections with Tidings from the Crew – the mouse and the motorcycle (Beverly Cleary)

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Treasure Island: An Audible Original Drama

Ahoy there mateys! I thought this review by me crew member fictionfanblog was just too perfect not to share with the rest of me crew. Enjoy. Arrrrr!
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An Audible Original full cast dramatisation starring Oliver Teale, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate and Philip Glenister. Dramatised by Marty Ross from the original by Robert Louis Stevenson.

When I re-read Treasure Island a few years ago, I fell in love with it all over again. It’s undoubtedly one of the best adventure stories ever written, full of characters who’ve become such a part of our national psyche they almost feel historical rather than fictional – Long John Silver, Blind Pew, Ben Gunn, Jim Hawkins (arr, Jim, lad!), et al. Even younger people who may not have read the book will recognise these characters even if they don’t recognise the names, since they’ve been used and adapted in nearly every pirate book or movie ever since – the wooden-legged pirate with a parrot on his shoulder (Pieces of eight! Pieces…

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Tidings from the Crew – rogues of the republic trilogy (Patrick Weekes)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the first mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: rogues of the republic trilogy (Patrick Weekes) We were … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – rogues of the republic trilogy (Patrick Weekes)

Tidings from the Crew – the wool trilogy (Hugh Howey)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the first mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: the wool series (Hugh Howey) We were talking about … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – the wool trilogy (Hugh Howey)

Tidings from the Crew – the dispatcher (John Scalzi)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the first mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: the dispatcher (John Scalzi) We were talking about the … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – the dispatcher (John Scalzi)

Tidings from the Crew – wolf in white van (John Darnielle)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the first mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: wolf in white van (John Darnielle) We were talking … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – wolf in white van (John Darnielle)

Tidings from the Crew – son of the black sword (Larry Correia)

Ahoy there mateys!  Thought I would take a break from the e-Arc extravaganza.  Though the first mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – son of the black sword (Larry Correia)