The Captain’s Log – mr. penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore (Robin Sloan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I absolutely loved the quirky and hard to categorize sourdough by this author.  I thought I would try his other novel.  While this had a lot of good in it, ultimately it be just an okay read for me.  I think the problem for me was that once the bookstore mystery … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – mr. penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore (Robin Sloan)

The Captain’s Log – sourdough (Robin Sloan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This story is about sourdough bread, robots, and a quirky girl named Lois.  This book made me long for fresh baked bread to eat while I read.  It is a contemporary with a blend of sci-fi and magical realism and fantasy mixed in very subtlety.  It kinda defies adequate explanation.  The … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – sourdough (Robin Sloan)