The Captain’s Log – the one (John Marrs) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This was me first foray into John Marrs writing and I had a very good time.  I wanted to read this as soon as I read the blurb.  The premise of the book is that there be a DNA test ye can take to find yer "One" i.e. the perfect genetic … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the one (John Marrs) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  With an awesome cover and cool premise, I thought for sure that I would love this one.  Instead it was very uneven. The story is a dystopian sci-fi drawn from the Nigerian and Biafra civil war of the 1960s.  It takes place in 2172 after the planet has been decimated from … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

On the Horizon – escaping exodus (Nicky Drayden) – With Giveaway for Sci-Fi Month! – NSFW

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from Goodreads Giveaways.  Arrrrr!  In return I will write an honest review.  So here are me honest musings . . . escaping exodus (Nicky Drayden) Title: escaping exodus Author: Nicky Drayden Publisher: Harper Voyager Publication Date: Available Now! ISBN: 978-0062867735 Source: Goodreads Giveaways I have been … Continue reading On the Horizon – escaping exodus (Nicky Drayden) – With Giveaway for Sci-Fi Month! – NSFW

The Captain’s Log – the sparrow (Mary Doria Russell) – a 19 in 2019 book for Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This be the sixteenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list.  I found this book in the 2016 treasure haul from Maine and then never read it.  That's why it made this year's 19 in 2019 list.  And in a weird coincidence, it happens to be … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the sparrow (Mary Doria Russell) – a 19 in 2019 book for Sci-Fi Month!

Abandoned Ship! – chilling effect (Valerie Valdes) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I am sorry to say that yet another book has been abandoned.  I really, really wanted to like this one.  It has an awesome cover: The cover says "Kidnappers.  Alien emperors. Psychic cats. And she's out of coffee."  The psychic cats were of course what led me to pick up the … Continue reading Abandoned Ship! – chilling effect (Valerie Valdes) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Second Reflections – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin’ up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing – out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Second Reflections – ancillary justice (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin’ up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing – out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – ancillary justice (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!