The Captain’s Log – the burning white (Brent Weeks) – the series comes to an end after 9 years

Ahoy there me mateys!  This novel is the fifth (and last!) in the Lightbringer series.  If ye haven't read any of this series then ye might want to skip this post and go read the first book, the black prism.  Worth the read.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the burning white (Brent Weeks) – the series comes to an end after 9 years

The Captain’s Log – mr. penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore (Robin Sloan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I absolutely loved the quirky and hard to categorize sourdough by this author.  I thought I would try his other novel.  While this had a lot of good in it, ultimately it be just an okay read for me.  I think the problem for me was that once the bookstore mystery … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – mr. penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore (Robin Sloan)

The Captain’s Log – the ten thousand doors of january (Alix E. Harrow)

Ahoy there me mateys! I am catching up with the rest of the crew who has been reviewing this book all over the place.  I loved this author's Hugo winning short story “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies,” by Alix E. Harrow (Apex Magazine, February 2018).  Ye can read the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the ten thousand doors of january (Alix E. Harrow)

The Captain’s Log – whisper of the tide (Sarah Tolcser) – great ending to underrated duology

Ahoy there me mateys!  I loved the author's debut and was excited to finally read the second book of the duology.  While I try to post no spoilers if ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . I absolutely loved life on the river … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – whisper of the tide (Sarah Tolcser) – great ending to underrated duology

On the Horizon – the girl with no face (M.H. Boroson) – an underrated series

Ahoy there mateys!  While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the first book in this series, the girl with ghost eyes, then ye might want to skip this post and go read the first book.  Worth the read.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue … Continue reading On the Horizon – the girl with no face (M.H. Boroson) – an underrated series

The Captain’s Log – grey sister & holy sister (Mark Lawrence) – unpopular opinion time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a combined review of the last two books in the Book of the Ancestor trilogy.  While I try to post no spoilers, ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . I did read the last two books back to back.  I really appreciated … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – grey sister & holy sister (Mark Lawrence) – unpopular opinion time!

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!