The Captain’s Log – the haunting of tram car 015 (P. Djèlí Clark)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This is me fifth work by the author but not me last.  I have loved every one.  This story takes place after a dead djinn in cairo which was set in 1912 in alternate Cairo and followed female investigator Fatma el-Sha’arawi.  These two can be read in any order but I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the haunting of tram car 015 (P. Djèlí Clark)

On the Horizon – ring shout (P. Djèlí Clark)

Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: ring shout Author: P. Djèlí Clark Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: Tomorrow!! (hardback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250767028 Source: NetGalley P. Djèlí Clark has quickly become a must-read author for me.  This book does … Continue reading On the Horizon – ring shout (P. Djèlí Clark)

On the Horizon – subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) – a short story collection!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this short story collection eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) Title: subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 Editor: William Schafer Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! Oops!  It is on … Continue reading On the Horizon – subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) – a short story collection!

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)

Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Three – Best Short Story

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2019 Hugo awards.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the best short story category.  I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the short stories and me pick … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Three – Best Short Story

On the Horizon – the black god’s drums (P. Djèlí Clark)

Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the black god's drums (P. Djèlí Clark) Title: the black god's drums Author: P. Djèlí Clark Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: Tomorrow!! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250294715 Source: NetGalley I absolutely loved this novella.  … Continue reading On the Horizon – the black god’s drums (P. Djèlí Clark)