Walk the Plank – the ugly princess (Henderson Smith) – a 20 in 2020 book and unpopular opinion!

Ahoy there mateys!  This be the second book of the year from me 20 in 2020 ports for plunder list.  This was a fast read but extremely unsatisfying.  I really don't get how people think this is good. Now to be fair, the premise sounds awesome.  The story follows Olive who is the last in … Continue reading Walk the Plank – the ugly princess (Henderson Smith) – a 20 in 2020 book and unpopular opinion!

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!!

Abandoned Ship Off the Charts! – bringing down the duke (Evie Dunmore) – a romance novel fail!

Ahoy there me mateys!  For those of ye who are new to me log, a word: though this log’s focus is on sci-fi, fantasy, and young adult, this Captain does have broader reading tastes.  Occasionally I will share some novels that I enjoyed that are off the charts (a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult … Continue reading Abandoned Ship Off the Charts! – bringing down the duke (Evie Dunmore) – a romance novel fail!

Off the Charts – forever, interrupted & maybe in another life (Taylor Jenkins Reid) – I read the wrong book again!

Ahoy there mateys!  Okay so those old-hands on deck may remember that me introduction to this author was from reading the wrong book, the seven husbands of evelyn hugo.  It ended up being me favourite book in 2018.  I loved that book so much that I wanted to read some of TJR's older works.  I … Continue reading Off the Charts – forever, interrupted & maybe in another life (Taylor Jenkins Reid) – I read the wrong book again!

On the Horizon – the beautiful ones (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be me third book by the author and me third five star read.  What I find amazing about all of the author's books is that they feel so different from each other.  The first was a vampire story with stunning vampire culture and history.  The second was a Mayan fairy-tale … Continue reading On the Horizon – the beautiful ones (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)

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 – reliquary (Sarah Fine)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this romance fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here are me honest musings . . . reliquary (Sarah Fine) Title: reliquary Author: Sarah Fine Publisher: 47North (47North is the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror imprint of Amazon Publishing, the full-service publishing arm of Amazon) … Continue reading On the Horizon – reliquary (Sarah Fine)

3 Bells – the tears of the rose (Jeffe Kennedy) Book 2

Ahoy me mateys!  Grab your grog!  Here is book 2 of the third installment of the 3 Bells trilogy showcase. the tears of the rose (Jeffe Kennedy) So this novel deals with the youngest sister, Amelia.  The storyline and character development were much better than the first book.  As was the romance.  The sex had … Continue reading 3 Bells – the tears of the rose (Jeffe Kennedy) Book 2