Second Reflections – have spacesuit – will travel (Robert A. Heinlein)

Ahoy there mateys!  Not so long ago I read Heinlein's stranger in a strange land.  It was me first "adult" Heinlein novel and it made me rant and get grumpy.  I wasn't sure I ever wanted to read a Heinlein again.  But back in the day, I had read his "juveniles" and had fuzzy memories … Continue reading Second Reflections – have spacesuit – will travel (Robert A. Heinlein)

The Captain’s Log – the glass hotel (Emily St. John Mandel)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I adored station eleven and the singer's gun so much that I got a hold of this book without knowing anything about it other than the author and title.  This is a lovely literary book with just a touch of the supernatural and a touch of murder mystery.  Ultimately though, the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the glass hotel (Emily St. John Mandel)

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the last human (Zack Jordan)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the last human (Zack Jordan) Title: the last human Author: Zack Jordan Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Publication Date: TODAY! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0451499813 Source: NetGalley I was … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the last human (Zack Jordan)

Tidings from the Crew – the order of time (Carlo Rovelli) – the keep or keelhaul edition

Ahoy there me mateys!  Though I did manage to actually read and then review a book yesterday, blustery winds and crazy seas are still severely limiting the time I have to read.  So here be a Tidings post with a twist!  The First Mate is on an adventure elsewhere and has been reading like a … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – the order of time (Carlo Rovelli) – the keep or keelhaul edition

Second Reflections – these broken stars (Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner) – me rating certainly changed!

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 of what … Continue reading Second Reflections – these broken stars (Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner) – me rating certainly changed!

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)

The Captain’s Log – the hidden girl and other stories (Ken Liu)

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 . . . the hidden girl and other stories (Ken Liu) Title: the hidden girl and other stories Author: Ken Liu Publisher: Saga Press Publication Date: TODAY! (hardcover / e-book) … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the hidden girl and other stories (Ken Liu)