The Captain’s Log – the order of the pure moon reflected in water (Zen Cho)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I was interested in this novella as soon as I heard about it.  It was described as a martial arts story involving bandits and a young nun.  I requested an eArc immediately but was denied ::sob::.  Then Matey Tammy @ books,bones,andbuffy was nice enough to send me an extra copy ::cheer!::.  … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the order of the pure moon reflected in water (Zen Cho)

The Captain’s Log – minor mage (T. Kingfisher)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Novellas are floating me boat these days and this one was no exception.  I have been meaning to read this author's work for forever and was drawn into picking this up based on the armadillo on the cover.  This story follows a 12 year old mage named Oliver who only knows … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – minor mage (T. Kingfisher)

The Captain’s Log – made things (Adrian Tchaikovsky)

Ahoy there mateys!  This author's work is fairly new to me but I am really enjoying it so far.  It seems that the author writes in a variety of styles with a variety of subjects.  The first sci-fi novella was walking to aldebaran which was definitely unusual but made me laugh.  The second, a novel … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – made things (Adrian Tchaikovsky)

The Captain’s Log – a dead djinn in cairo (P. Djèlí Clark)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This is me third work by the author but not me last.  I have loved every one.  The first story was the black god's drums which takes place in an alternate steampunk 1884 New Orleans where slavery in the South is not illegal.  Then I read “The Secret Lives of the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a dead djinn in cairo (P. Djèlí Clark)

On the Horizon – jack (Connie Willis)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this historical fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here are me honest musings . . . jack (Connie Willis) Title: jack Author: Connie Willis Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1596069633 Source: NetGalley The cover drew me in and three things convinced … Continue reading On the Horizon – jack (Connie Willis)

On the Horizon – knife children (Lois McMaster Bujold) – a standalone novella in the Sharing Knife world!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this fantasy novella eArc from the publisher in exchange for me honest musings . . . knife children (Lois McMaster Bujold) Title: knife children Author: Lois McMaster Bujold Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: Available Now!! (hardcover) ISBN: 978-1596069541 Source: NetGalley The cover drew me in and … Continue reading On the Horizon – knife children (Lois McMaster Bujold) – a standalone novella in the Sharing Knife world!

The Captain’s Log – upright women wanted (Sarah Gailey)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I loved the author's books about hippo cowboys even though I didn't enjoy their fantasy novel.  So I was excited that their newest novella was once again set in the American West and deals with queer librarian spies on horseback.  I mean how can ye not get excited about that?  I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – upright women wanted (Sarah Gailey)

On the Horizon – finna (Nino Cipri)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This week is the inadvertent novella week as this will be the first of three.  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . finna (Nino Cipri) Title: finna Author: Nino Cipri Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: Tomorrow! (paperback/ebook) … Continue reading On the Horizon – finna (Nino Cipri)

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!