Off the Charts – heart-shaped box (Joe Hill)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be me read for the October BookBum Club Challenge where the theme be "Horrorween - read a horror book for Halloween!"  This has been on me list to read for forever.  I picked this one because it won the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel (2007), Locus Award for Best First Novel (2008), ITW … Continue reading Off the Charts – heart-shaped box (Joe Hill)

Second Reflections – a tree grows in brooklyn (Betty Smith)

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin’ up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing – out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part of what … Continue reading Second Reflections – a tree grows in brooklyn (Betty Smith)

On the Horizon – i met a traveller in an antique land (Connie Willis)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here are me honest musings . . . i met a traveller in an antique land (Connie Willis) Title: i met a traveller in an antique land Author: Connie Willis Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) … Continue reading On the Horizon – i met a traveller in an antique land (Connie Willis)

On the Horizon – phoresis (Greg Egan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . phoresis (Greg Egan) Title: phoresis Author: Greg Egan Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1596068667 Source: NetGalley The cover drew me in and three things convinced me … Continue reading On the Horizon – phoresis (Greg Egan)

The Captain’s Log – call it courage (Armstrong Sperry)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the second read in me April BookBum Club Challenge!  This read is long overdue.  Ye see it all stems from a post I read from me matey Jackie @ deathbysundoku back in October 2017.  She be on the Great Newbery quest wherein she be reading all Newbery medal winners … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – call it courage (Armstrong Sperry)