Off the Charts with Tidings from the Crew – norco ’80 (Peter Houlahan) – the keep or keelhaul edition

Ahoy there me mateys!  For those of ye who are new to me log, a word: though this log’s focus is on sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult, this Captain does have broader reading tastes.  Occasionally I will share some novels that I enjoyed that are off the charts (a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult … Continue reading Off the Charts with Tidings from the Crew – norco ’80 (Peter Houlahan) – the keep or keelhaul edition

Here be Dragons and A Heist! – the thousand deaths of ardor benn (Tyler Whitesides)

Ahoy there me mateys!  As ye all know I absolutely adore dragons and thievery.  This book combines both!  I saw it on Nikki @ thebibliophibian's post and had to check it out. So the story follows Ardor Benn, ruse artist extraordinaire, as he goes on his biggest heist yet - to steal the king's crown!  … Continue reading Here be Dragons and A Heist! – the thousand deaths of ardor benn (Tyler Whitesides)

The Captain’s Log – red seas under red skies (Scott Lynch)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So a while back, the winds shifted regarding me original take on the first book in this series.  After finally understanding the hype about Locke Lamora and crew, I knew I had to read the second book in the series.  If ye haven’t read the first book then ye might want … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – red seas under red skies (Scott Lynch)

The Captain’s Log – the lies of locke lamora (Scott Lynch)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So this book and me have a checkered past.  All me crew was aghast that I had never read this book.  Seems like every cutthroat, scalawag, and tongue-wagger on the seven seas thought the Gentlemen Bastards were fine fellows to fancy.  Me first mate even suggested this one and was confused … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the lies of locke lamora (Scott Lynch)