On the Horizon – the echo wife (Sarah Gailey)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: the echo wife Author: Sarah Gailey Publisher: Macmillian/Tor-Forge Publication Date: NEXT TUESDAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250174666 Source: NetGalley I always find this author's work to be interesting and thought-provoking even … Continue reading On the Horizon – the echo wife (Sarah Gailey)

On the Horizon – subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) – a short story collection!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this short story collection eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) Title: subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 Editor: William Schafer Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! Oops!  It is on … Continue reading On the Horizon – subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) – a short story collection!

Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2020 Hugo awards.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the novelette category.  I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the novelettes and me pick for the 2020 … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

The Captain’s Log – upright women wanted (Sarah Gailey)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I loved the author's books about hippo cowboys even though I didn't enjoy their fantasy novel.  So I was excited that their newest novella was once again set in the American West and deals with queer librarian spies on horseback.  I mean how can ye not get excited about that?  I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – upright women wanted (Sarah Gailey)

Ports for Plunder – The Booty Haul – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! (and other sparklies)

Ahoy there mateys!  The crew should know at this point that I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!  In fact, it be fair to say I be a bit obsessed.  I have read the four novellas in the series multiple times and have disciplined those crew members who have not yet met the Murderbot.  I consider know meself as … Continue reading Ports for Plunder – The Booty Haul – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! (and other sparklies)

Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Three – Best Short Story

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2019 Hugo awards.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the best short story category.  I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the short stories and me pick … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Three – Best Short Story

Walk the Plank On the Horizon – magic for liars (Sarah Gailey) – yet again I be in the minority

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . magic for liars (Sarah Gailey) Title: magic for liars Author: Sarah Gailey Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250174611 Source: NetGalley I was excited to read this full-length … Continue reading Walk the Plank On the Horizon – magic for liars (Sarah Gailey) – yet again I be in the minority

The Captain’s Log – river of teeth & taste of marrow (Sarah Gailey)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So apparently there was a meat shortage in the United States in 1910, so this dude Robert F. Broussard introduced what was known as the "Hippo Bill" or H.R. 23261 to Congress.  In it, he proposed to import hippos from Africa and let them loose in Louisiana!  These hippos would eat … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – river of teeth & taste of marrow (Sarah Gailey)