On the Horizon – max and the spice thieves (John Peragine) – Release Day with a Bonus Parley with the Author!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this middle grade eArc from NetGalley in exchange for me honest review . . . Well me scalawags, I always be ready for a sea yarn and this middle grade is packed with pirates, djinn, shapeshifters, an assassin spy, and other unsavory creatures.  The highlight of the book be … Continue reading On the Horizon – max and the spice thieves (John Peragine) – Release Day with a Bonus Parley with the Author!

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the forever sea (Joshua Phillip Johnson) – unpopular opinion time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: the forever sea Author: Joshua Phillip Johnson Publisher: DAW Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0756417031 Source: NetGalley I really, really wanted to love this book.  Just look at … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the forever sea (Joshua Phillip Johnson) – unpopular opinion time!

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – fable (Adrienne Young) – a pirate book that didn’t float me boat!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this young adult fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . fable (Adrienne Young) Title: fable Author: Adrienne Young Publisher: Wednesday Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250254368 Source: NetGalley I had heard good things about this author's … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – fable (Adrienne Young) – a pirate book that didn’t float me boat!

The Captain’s Log – whisper of the tide (Sarah Tolcser) – great ending to underrated duology

Ahoy there me mateys!  I loved the author's debut and was excited to finally read the second book of the duology.  While I try to post no spoilers if ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . I absolutely loved life on the river … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – whisper of the tide (Sarah Tolcser) – great ending to underrated duology

On the Horizon – over raging tides (Jennifer Ellision)

Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . over raging tides (Jennifer Ellision) Title: over raging tides Author: Jennifer Ellision Publisher: self-published Publication Date: Available Now! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1986148962 Source: NetGalley When I saw the heading "A Lady … Continue reading On the Horizon – over raging tides (Jennifer Ellision)

The Captain’s Log – song of the current (Sarah Tolcser)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the sea tale of Caroline Oresteia, a lass who wants nothing more then to sail the river on the Cormorant with her father and their crewmember Fee.  She longs for the day when the river god will finally speak to her and looks towards the future of inheriting the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – song of the current (Sarah Tolcser)

On the Horizon – the dark of the moon (E.S. Bell)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the dark of the moon (E.S. Bell) Title: the dark of the moon Author: E.S. Bell Publisher: Trillian Publication Date: Available Now!!! (paperback) ISBN: 978-1974398508 Source: NetGalley Arrrrrr mateys!  … Continue reading On the Horizon – the dark of the moon (E.S. Bell)

Treasure Island: An Audible Original Drama

Ahoy there mateys! I thought this review by me crew member fictionfanblog was just too perfect not to share with the rest of me crew. Enjoy. Arrrrr!
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An Audible Original full cast dramatisation starring Oliver Teale, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate and Philip Glenister. Dramatised by Marty Ross from the original by Robert Louis Stevenson.

When I re-read Treasure Island a few years ago, I fell in love with it all over again. It’s undoubtedly one of the best adventure stories ever written, full of characters who’ve become such a part of our national psyche they almost feel historical rather than fictional – Long John Silver, Blind Pew, Ben Gunn, Jim Hawkins (arr, Jim, lad!), et al. Even younger people who may not have read the book will recognise these characters even if they don’t recognise the names, since they’ve been used and adapted in nearly every pirate book or movie ever since – the wooden-legged pirate with a parrot on his shoulder (Pieces of eight! Pieces…

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The Captain’s Log – octopus pirate (Jane Yates)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Okay with a title like that how could I not be intrigued?  Would this novella finally settle the grand debate once for all: octopi or octopuses?  And what exactly does an octopus pirate look like?  The author's website shows this possibility: I was intrigued. The story is set in the Victorian … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – octopus pirate (Jane Yates)