Walk the Plank – the starless sea (Erin Morgenstern) – 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!!

Here be Dragons that sadly Walk the Plank – the rage of dragons (Evan Winter)

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)

Walk the Plank – do you dream of terra-two? (Temi Oh)

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)

Walk the Plank On the Horizon – magic for liars (Sarah Gailey) – yet again I be in the minority

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

Walk the Plank – Dry (Neal Shusterman & Jarrod Shusterman) – a rant with spoilers!

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!

Off the Charts that Walks the Plank – the silent patient (Alex Michaelides)

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)