Ahoy there me mateys! Well, all ye scalawags should be familiar with Matey Sarah's blog and wonderful book reviews. But some of ye may not be aware that she also be a writer. (What be wrong with ye wretches?) In these crazy times, Matey Sarah decided to publish her short story as an escapist uplifting … Continue reading Here be Dragons . . . picky eaters (S.J. Higbee)
Ahoy there me mateys! This book was so not for me. The humor was juvenile and too filled with poop, vomit, and stupid. The characters felt like caricatures of Bayou life and none of them were redeemable. The plot was dumb and uninteresting but I kept reading because I wanted the dragon to be cool. … Continue reading Abandoned Ship – highfire (Eoin Colfer) – the book sucked but I learned cool things!
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 fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . the bone ships (R.J. Barker) Title: the bone ships Author: R.J. Barker Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0316487962 Source: NetGalley I had been meaning to check … Continue reading Here Be Dragons On the Horizon – the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!
Ahoy there me mateys! This here be the first book in my Scallywagathon 2019 Challenge. Challenge one was Looting and I had to pick a book with gold on the spine. I heard about this book from Drew @ thetattooedbookgeek and knew I had to read it because it features telepathic giant cats AND dragons. … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the dragon’s legacy (Deborah A. Wolf)
Ahoy there me mateys! In the past two days I shared me second reflections of the last dragonslayer and the song of the quarkbeast. So here are me musings about readin' book three for the first time . . . the eye of zoltar - Jasper Fforde Well I can say this novel certainly upped … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the eye of zoltar (Jasper Fforde)
Ahoy there me mateys! Yesterday I shared me second reflections of the last dragonslayer and discovered there was a book three in the series that I haven't read! So I decided to remedy that. But of course that meant taking a second look at book two first and giving me crew me second reflections, as … Continue reading Second Reflections – the song of the quarkbeast (Jasper Fforde)
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 … Continue reading Second Reflections – the last dragonslayer (Jasper Fforde)
Ahoy there me mateys! So this book is a bit of a conundrum. Ye see I normally write me reviews immediately after finishing a tome. I like to put me thoughts in me log right away as it helps me process what I read. And yet this novel was read months ago and I am … Continue reading Captain’s Log – spellwright (Blake Charlton)
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . golden age and other stories (Naomi Novik) Title: golden age and other stories Author: Naomi Novik Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardback) ISBN: 978-1596068292 Source: NetGalley Ah the … Continue reading Here Be Dragons On the Horizon – golden age and other stories (Naomi Novik)