The Captain’s Log- kangaroo too (Curtis C. Chen)

This be the second book in the series.  While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the previous book then ye might want to skip this post. If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . I absolutely loved the first … Continue reading The Captain’s Log- kangaroo too (Curtis C. Chen)

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The Captain’s Log – the ship (Antonia Honeywell)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the fourth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list. I wanted to read this because it is a postapocalyptic sci-fi novel about a crumbling world where one man's vision of survival is a ship where he chooses the 500 souls whose only salvation is to … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the ship (Antonia Honeywell)

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- waypoint kangaroo (Curtis C. Chen)

Ahoy me mateys!  I absolutely loved this sci-fi tale about a bumbling James Bond type-character code name: Kangaroo.  Kangaroo's name is not because he is from Australia or because he can jump high or because he is a "genetically-engineered human-marsupial."  As he puts it, "come on, that last one is pretty ridiculous."  No it is … Continue reading The Captain’s Log- waypoint kangaroo (Curtis C. Chen)

The Captain’s Log – summerland (Hannu Rajaniemi)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the third book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  I knew I wanted to read this alternative history sci-fi novel after reading about it in matey Lashaan @ bookidote's awesome review.  As he nicely puts it, "It might not be the most accessible story that … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – summerland (Hannu Rajaniemi)