Ahoy there me mateys! I read this author's silver in the blood and while it wasn't a favorite, I did want to try more of her work. I hear very good things about many of her series. This one deals with ponies and so I was looking forward to it. The cover makes me inner-child … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the rose legacy (Jessica Day George)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . Title: the future is yours Author: Dan Frey Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Del Ray Publication Date: Next Tuesday!!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-0593158210 Source: NetGalley This book just did … Continue reading Walk the Plank On the Horizon – the future is yours (Dan Frey)
Ahoy me mateys! Grab your grog! Here be book 3 of the 10th installment of the 3 Bells trilogy showcase where for 3 days straight I will be reviewing 3 books in a row. The catch is that the 3 books will showcase an entire trilogy. So throw your 3 sheets to the wind and … Continue reading 3 Bells that Walk the Plank- light of impossible stars (Gareth L. Powell) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!
Ahoy there mateys! This be the second book of the year from me 20 in 2020 ports for plunder list. This was a fast read but extremely unsatisfying. I really don't get how people think this is good. Now to be fair, the premise sounds awesome. The story follows Olive who is the last in … Continue reading Walk the Plank – the ugly princess (Henderson Smith) – a 20 in 2020 book and unpopular opinion!
Ahoy there me mateys! So I have been a fan of Mercedes Lackey ever since I picked up her Valdemar books as a kid. This book is the last of the Hunter trilogy. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven't read the first two then ye have been forewarned and continue at … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – apex (Mercedes Lackey) – Another series finished! Dang it had problems.
Ahoy there mateys! Aye, this be another romance so quickly after abandoning ship on the last one but this one was supposed to be different! Ye see it was described as "Jane Eyre meets Beauty and the Beast." These be two of me favorite stories. It is a steampunk fantasy romance. It has vampires and … Continue reading Walk the Plank – beauty and the clockwork beast (Nancy Campbell Allen) – unpopular opinion time!!
Ahoy there mateys! It is with a sad heart that I have to make the first read of the year walk the plank. I really didn't want to start out 2020 in this way but alas. I was very much looking forward to this read as I enjoyed the previous novel I read by the … Continue reading Walk the Plank – anyone (Charles Soule) – unpopular opinion time!!
Ahoy there mateys! Several years ago, I was lamenting that there were no standalones that were somehow intertwined in one universe or world. Me brain is usually a sieve and lots of time in-between books in trilogies and such means that I lose details and sometimes have to start the series over. I wanted the … Continue reading Walk the Plank – use of weapons (Iain M. Banks) – unpopular opinion time!!
Ahoy there! I enjoyed the night circus and was excited for this supposed sea yarn. And I was bored mateys. Bored! I thought the set-up for the book was interesting but ultimately did not live up to its premise at all. There was some beautiful writing in places, especially in the short inner fairy tales, … Continue reading Walk the Plank – the starless sea (Erin Morgenstern) – unpopular opinion time!!
Ahoy there me mateys! I wanted to read this book as soon as I saw it because it was marketed as African-based fantasy with dragons! Cool right? Well I have to admit that I struggled with this book for many reasons: The dragons - I adored dragons and there just weren't enough of them in … Continue reading Here be Dragons that sadly Walk the Plank – the rage of dragons (Evan Winter)