Tidings from the Crew – the power (Naomi Alderman) – the keep or keelhaul edition!

Ahoy there me mateys!  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 has been reading like a fiend.  I ordered asked him to write a review of something he recently read because I be going through … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – the power (Naomi Alderman) – the keep or keelhaul edition!

On the Horizon – mexican gothic (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this gothic horror eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . mexican gothic (Silvia Moreno-Garcia) Title: mexican gothic Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Publisher: Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Del Ray Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-0525620785 Source:  NetGalley This be … Continue reading On the Horizon – mexican gothic (Silvia Moreno-Garcia)

The Captain’s Log – bury the dead (Ann Leckie) – Short Short Story

Ahoy there me mateys!  It's been a long while since I read anything by this author and I was reminded about this free short story (4 pages) and so thought I would give it a whirl.  Is yer Thanksgiving full of family drama?  Read this and see how much subtext and characterization ye can get … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – bury the dead (Ann Leckie) – Short Short Story

The Captain’s Log – a song for a new day (Sarah Pinsker) – did this book deserve to win the Nebula?

Ahoy there me mateys!  The title of me post is not meant to be click bait but I am still not going to change it because it captures the conflicted feelings of the moment.  I just finishing reading the 2020 Nebula winner and I am not sure of how I rate this one.  Maybe writing … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a song for a new day (Sarah Pinsker) – did this book deserve to win the Nebula?

Abandoned Ship with Tidings from the Crew – zodiac (Neal Stephenson) – a 20 in 2020 novel!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This review has a twist.  The First Mate and I both read this one (sort of)!  We discussed the book and I enjoyed his viewpoint so I ordered asked him to write a review.  So you get one from me and a bonus additional review from me crew.  Please note that … Continue reading Abandoned Ship with Tidings from the Crew – zodiac (Neal Stephenson) – a 20 in 2020 novel!

Shiver Me Timbers – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! – Murderbot and ART do an AMA

Ahoy there mateys!!!   I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!!!!  And Matey Nicole @ BookWyrmKnits brought me a treasure today.  Apparently Murderbot and ART had an AMA on Instagram which I missed.  Luckily, Matey Nicole managed to procure a transcript for me.  And of course I need to disseminate the information to me crew ASAP.  In case ye missed … Continue reading Shiver Me Timbers – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! – Murderbot and ART do an AMA

The Captain’s Log – Network Effect (Martha Wells) – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!!

Ahoy there mateys!!!   RELEASE DAY!!!!!  I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!!!! 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 … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – Network Effect (Martha Wells) – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!!

On the Horizon – sea change (Nancy Kress)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi novella eARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . sea change (Nancy Kress) Title: sea change Authors: Nancy Kress Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback & e-book) ISBN: 978-1616963316 Source: Edelweiss One of the things I have … Continue reading On the Horizon – sea change (Nancy Kress)

On the Horizon – the book of koli (M.R. Carey)

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 book of koli (M. R. Carey) Title: the book of koli Author: M. R. Carey Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0316477536 Source: NetGalley She forgot … Continue reading On the Horizon – the book of koli (M.R. Carey)