Walk the Plank – beauty and the clockwork beast (Nancy Campbell Allen) – unpopular opinion time!!

Ahoy there mateys!  Aye, this be another romance so quickly after abandoning ship on the last one but this one was supposed to be different!  Ye see it was described as "Jane Eyre meets Beauty and the Beast."  These be two of me favorite stories.  It is a steampunk fantasy romance.  It has vampires and … Continue reading Walk the Plank – beauty and the clockwork beast (Nancy Campbell Allen) – unpopular opinion time!!

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 – geekerella (Ashley Poston) – I don’t really do romance but . . .

Ahoy there me mateys!  The crew has been talking about this forever as being cute and worth reading.  I don't really do YA romance but I have been curious about this book for quite some time due to the Cinderella at the con twist on the original tale.  So when I found meself wanting something … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – geekerella (Ashley Poston) – I don’t really do romance but . . .

On the Horizon – in the vanishers’ palace (Aliette de Bodard)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy/sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . in the vanishers' palace (Aliette de Bodard) Title: in the vanishers' palace Author: Aliette de Bodard Publisher: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1625673985 Source: NetGalley … Continue reading On the Horizon – in the vanishers’ palace (Aliette de Bodard)