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

The Captain’s Log – circe (Madeline Miller) – a 19 in 2019 book!

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!

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 – the falcons of fire and ice (Karen Maitland) – a 19 in 2019 book!

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!