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)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . do you dream of terra-two? (Temi Oh) Title: do you dream of terra-two? Author: Temi Oh Publisher: Saga Press Publication Date: TODAY! (e-book) - hardcover was 3/7/19 ISBN: 978-1471171246 … Continue reading Walk the Plank – do you dream of terra-two? (Temi Oh)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . magic for liars (Sarah Gailey) Title: magic for liars Author: Sarah Gailey Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250174611 Source: NetGalley I was excited to read this full-length … Continue reading Walk the Plank On the Horizon – magic for liars (Sarah Gailey) – yet again I be in the minority
Ahoy there me mateys! This here be the third book in my Scallywagathon 2019 Challenge. Challenge three was Angle of attack: a book about a problem facing society. Dry is a book about water shortages in California and the consequences of long term drought. Water rights issues are very serious and complex and I find … Continue reading Walk the Plank – Dry (Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman) – a rant with spoilers!
Ahoy there me mateys! For those of ye who are new to me log, a word: though this log’s focus is on sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult, this Captain does have broader reading tastes. Occasionally I will share some novels that I enjoyed that are off the charts (a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult … Continue reading Off the Charts that Walks the Plank – the silent patient (Alex Michaelides)
Ahoy there me mateys! I slowly be working me way through the novels by Daryl Gregory. This is me fourth book of his but by far me least favourite of the bunch so far. Part of that may be that it is a first novel. Part of it was the resolution. And part of it … Continue reading Walk the Plank – pandemonium (Daryl Gregory)