Ahoy there me mateys! This be the first book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list. I have wanted to read this book for years and was so glad I finally did. I think that overall I liked this book even though I had major problems with the plot. First things first, … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the lie tree (Frances Hardinge)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings. If ye haven’t read the other two books in this trilogy then ye might want to skip this post and read them. Worth the read. If ye keep reading this log … Continue reading On the Horizon – the winter of the witch (Katherine Arden)
Ahoy there me mateys! Since beginning to listen to audiobooks, I have become determined to listen to Neil Gaiman read as many of his own stories as I can. I have a wee bit of an obsession with Mr. Gaiman (for details click here) and so was delighted when I was able to check out … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – norse mythology (Neil Gaiman)
Ahoy there me mateys! Guess what day it is? So to celebrate me 3 year (b)log anniversary, I break it down . . . 2018 Books By the Numbers: Number of Posts: 209 Books Reviewed: 241 Number of Pages Read: 76,264 (average 316.448; median 328) Books that Walked the Plank: 5 Books that Forced an … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! An Anniversary!
Ahoy there me mateys! Aye, me first read of the year is neither fantasy nor sci-fi. But on the plus side it is set in a bookstore. I have been meaning to read this for forever and then the audiobook I had been on a wait list for was automatically checked out to me. So … Continue reading Off the Charts – the storied life of a.j. fikry (Gabrielle Zevin)
Ahoy there me mateys! As me crew is aware, this Captain be moody about all things but especially what ports to plunder at any given time. But good adventures sometimes require the right and proper plannin' for success. I have been hearin' the crew talk about certain ports for forever and they keep askin' me … Continue reading Ports for Plunder – 19 Books in 2019
Ahoy there me mateys! Happy New Yarrrrrrr! So grab yer grog and drink up me hearties, Yo Ho! Here be a sea shanty to celebrate. Much thanks to matey Melanie @ grabthelapels for letting me know about its glorious existence! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1ZYXPK3VdA Always remember: Q: What kind of grades did the pirate get in school? A: … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers!