The Captain’s Log – ninefox gambit (Yoon Ha Lee) – the last 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the nineteenth (and last!) book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  Of course accomplishing this goal came down to the wire.  This book has been on me list since it first came out in 2016.  Me best friend said I had no choice but … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – ninefox gambit (Yoon Ha Lee) – the last 19 in 2019 book!

Abandoned Ship! – the psychology of time travel (Kate Mascarenhas) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the eighteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  When I went to read this book, I realized that there was a problem.  I didn't actually own it like I thought I did!  I currently have a self-imposed rule that I can only buy … Continue reading Abandoned Ship! – the psychology of time travel (Kate Mascarenhas) – a 19 in 2019 book!

The Captain’s Log – circe (Madeline Miller) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the seventeenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  The crew has been gushing over this author's work for forever and this book won the Goodreads Choice award for fantasy in 2018.  So I thought I would give it a shot.  While it was … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – circe (Madeline Miller) – a 19 in 2019 book!

The Captain’s Log – the sparrow (Mary Doria Russell) – a 19 in 2019 book for Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the sixteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  I found this book in the 2016 treasure haul from Maine and then never read it.  That's why it made this year's 19 in 2019 list.  And in a weird coincidence, it happens to be … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the sparrow (Mary Doria Russell) – a 19 in 2019 book for Sci-Fi Month!

The Captain’s Log – the wolf road (Beth Lewis) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the fifteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  I wanted to read this book because it was said to be a dystopian sci-fi set in British Columbia.  In the story, Elka finds out her adopted father is a serial killer with the law … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the wolf road (Beth Lewis) – a 19 in 2019 book!

The Captain’s Log – the bees (Laline Paull) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the fourteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  This book was described as "The Handmaid's Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut" but takes place in a bee hive.  Weird no? So the story follows bee Flora 717 who is a mutant … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the bees (Laline Paull) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Abandoned Ship! – hot head (Simon Ings) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the thirteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  When I went to read this book, I realized that there was a problem.  The library had unloaded this book from their catalogue!  Not a good sign.  I currently have a self-imposed rule that I … Continue reading Abandoned Ship! – hot head (Simon Ings) – a 19 in 2019 book!

The Captain’s Log – the falcons of fire and ice (Karen Maitland) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the twelfth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  I have wanted to read this book for a long time.  I discovered it back in the days when I had no blog and even less money than I do now.  So first I read … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the falcons of fire and ice (Karen Maitland) – a 19 in 2019 book!

The Captain’s Log – to say nothing of the dog (Connie Willis) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the eleventh book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  Me introduction to this author came in the days before this log when the First Mate gave me a copy of the doomsday book to read during a long car trip.  I started to read … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – to say nothing of the dog (Connie Willis) – a 19 in 2019 book!

The Captain’s Log – the night circus (Erin Morgenstern) – a 19 in 2019 book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the tenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  The story of reading this book can trace its roots back to me 2016 trip to Maine wherein I got 17 books for 20 bucks.  This be one of them.  I had never heard of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the night circus (Erin Morgenstern) – a 19 in 2019 book!