The Captain’s Log – compulsory (Martha Wells) – More MURDERBOT!! Aye, I be obsessed . . .

Ahoy there me mateys!  The title of this post is compulsory.  This is the name of the prequel Murderbot story.  Do any of ye cads know what compulsory means?  Well ye flea-bitten, drunken miscreants let me clarify: com·pul·so·ry /kəmˈpəlsərē/ adjective required by law or a rule; obligatory. This crew is derelict in duty!!  The last … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – compulsory (Martha Wells) – More MURDERBOT!! Aye, I be obsessed . . .

Second Reflections – all systems red (Martha Wells) – INSUBORDINATION ABOUNDS!

Ahoy there me mateys!  It has come to me attention that there be crew members aboard me ship that STILL have not yet read the adventures of the Murderbot.  Only 38 of ye have read the first book.  This be insubordination and it is unwarranted, unwanted, and undeserved.  I believe I was extremely clear when … Continue reading Second Reflections – all systems red (Martha Wells) – INSUBORDINATION ABOUNDS!

On the Horizon – break the bodies, haunt the bones (Micah Dean Hicks)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Here be me honest musings. . . Title: break the bodies, haunt the bones Author: Micah Dean Hicks Publisher: John Joseph Adams / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: Available Now !!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1328566454 Source: NetGalley The totally awesome … Continue reading On the Horizon – break the bodies, haunt the bones (Micah Dean Hicks)

The Captain’s Log – a robot in the garden (Deborah Install)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Who doesn't like robots?  I have no idea where I first heard about this one but I am so glad that I finally took the time to read it.  This is not yer typical robot story but it is completely worthwhile and fabulous. This story follows Ben who is living at … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a robot in the garden (Deborah Install)

The Captain’s Log – the Themis Files (Sylvain Neuvel) – a series review

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a combined review all three books of the Themis Files trilogy.  There may be minor spoilers (i.e. small things found in the blurbs) so read at yer own peril . . . Now I don't normally do single posts for full series.  But I started listening to book … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the Themis Files (Sylvain Neuvel) – a series review

The Captain’s Log – all systems red (Martha Wells)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the first read in me April BookBum Club Challenge! This sci-fi novella caught me eye because one of me favourite authors, Ann Leckie, talked about it in one of her blog posts.  She states, "This is volume 1 of the Murderbot Diaries, and I suspect a certain percentage of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – all systems red (Martha Wells)