Walk the Plank – beauty and the clockwork beast (Nancy Campbell Allen) – unpopular opinion time!!

Ahoy there mateys!  Aye, this be another romance so quickly after abandoning ship on the last one but this one was supposed to be different!  Ye see it was described as "Jane Eyre meets Beauty and the Beast."  These be two of me favorite stories.  It is a steampunk fantasy romance.  It has vampires and … Continue reading Walk the Plank – beauty and the clockwork beast (Nancy Campbell Allen) – unpopular opinion time!!

On the Horizon – ashlords (Scott Reintgen)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this young adult fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . ashlords (Scott Reintgen) Title: ashlords Author: Scott Reintgen Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0593119174 Source: NetGalley To those new to the … Continue reading On the Horizon – ashlords (Scott Reintgen)

On the Horizon – follow me to ground (Sue Rainsford)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this fantasy eArc from the publisher in exchange for me honest musings . . . follow me to ground (Sue Rainsford) Title: follow me to ground Authors: Sue Rainsford Publisher: Simon & Schuster / Scribner Publication Date: TOMORROW!! (hardcover / e-book) ISBN: 978-0857526779 Source: NetGalley & Edelweiss … Continue reading On the Horizon – follow me to ground (Sue Rainsford)

Second Reflections – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

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 – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

The Captain’s Log – galatea (Madeline Miller) – a short story

Ahoy there me mateys!  I read circe in 2019 and really enjoyed it so I wanted to give this short story a try.  Luckily a local library had a copy.  For those who don't recognize the title, it is a Greek myth where a sculptor (and king), Pygmalion, falls in love with his statue of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – galatea (Madeline Miller) – a short story

On the Horizon – penric’s progress (Lois McMaster Bujold) – an omnibus of 3 novellas in the World of the Five Gods!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this fantasy omnibus eArc from the publisher in exchange for me honest musings . . . penric's progress (Lois McMaster Bujold) Title: penric's progress Authors: Lois McMaster Bujold Publisher: Baen Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardcover / e-book) ISBN: 978-1982124298 Source: Edelweiss These delightful novellas take place in … Continue reading On the Horizon – penric’s progress (Lois McMaster Bujold) – an omnibus of 3 novellas in the World of the Five Gods!