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
Ahoy there me mateys! This be the seventeenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list. The crew has been gushing over this author's work for forever and this book won the Goodreads Choice award for fantasy in 2018. So I thought I would give it a shot. While it was … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – circe (Madeline Miller) – a 19 in 2019 book!
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)
Ahoy there me mateys! This be the twelfth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list. I have wanted to read this book for a long time. I discovered it back in the days when I had no blog and even less money than I do now. So first I read … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the falcons of fire and ice (Karen Maitland) – a 19 in 2019 book!
Ahoy there me mateys! Since beginning to listen to audiobooks, I have become determined to listen to Neil Gaiman read as many of his own stories as I can. I have a wee bit of an obsession with Mr. Gaiman (for details click here) and so was delighted when I was able to check out … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – norse mythology (Neil Gaiman)