On the Horizon – the seventh perfection (Daniel Polansky)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . Title: the seventh perfection Author: Daniel Polansky Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: TODAY! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250767561 Source: NetGalley This was a very entertaining read.  The story follows a girl looking … Continue reading On the Horizon – the seventh perfection (Daniel Polansky)

The Captain’s Log – sisters of the vast black (Lina Rather)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Aye, this novella has nuns in space.  But it also has so much more.  It is a fantastic character study about a group of women who have secrets and what happens when Rome and the Earth's government try to involve them in a conspiracy. Well the first thing I have to … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – sisters of the vast black (Lina Rather)

The Captain’s Log – how rory thorne destroyed the multiverse (K. Eason)

Ahoy there me mateys!  The lovely cover drew me attention and the quirky premise hooked me.  This is the first book in a duology that has fairy tale tropes but takes place in space.  And, seriously, it so worked for me. The tone (kinda silly) and storytelling style (omnipresent narrator) did take some getting used … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – how rory thorne destroyed the multiverse (K. Eason)

On the Horizon – the trials of koli (M.R. Carey) – book two is better than book one!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings.  While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the first book in this series, the book of koli, then ye might want to skip this.  If ye keep reading … Continue reading On the Horizon – the trials of koli (M.R. Carey) – book two is better than book one!

On the Horizon – the architects of memory (Karen Osborne)

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 architects of memory (Karen Osborne) Title: the architects of memory Author: Karen Osborne Publisher: Macmillian-Tor/Forge Publication Date: TOMORROW!! (paperback/ebook) ISBN: 978-1250215475 Source: NetGalley   Super awesome title and … Continue reading On the Horizon – the architects of memory (Karen Osborne)

The Captain’s Log – the space between worlds (Micaiah Johnson)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book's premise drew me in - multiverse travel with a murder mystery and a queer protagonist.  Cool.  While this book was enjoyable, I did have some issues that led to it not being a favorite. So the story follows Cara who is one of the few people who can travel … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the space between worlds (Micaiah Johnson)

The Captain’s Log – on a red station, drifting (Aliette de Bodard)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I was introduced to the Universe of Xuya in her novella the tea master and the detective.  I adored the sentient spaceship and avidly wanted more.  So I was super happy to get this story.  The biggest problem is that the majority of this series are short stories and not all … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – on a red station, drifting (Aliette de Bodard)

The Captain’s Log – the lost steersmen (Rosemary Kirstein)

Ahoy there mateys!  A long while back in 2017, Matey Sarah @ brainfluff reminded me that this series existed.  I had the two books in omnibus form and they were five stars reads.  Then Matey Sarah told me there were two more books in the series!  So I recently I re-read the omnibus and then moved … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the lost steersmen (Rosemary Kirstein)

On the Horizon – afterland (Lauren Beukes)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this dystopian thriller eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . afterland (Lauren Beukes) Title: afterland Author: Lauren Beukes Publisher: Mulholland Books Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-0316267830 Source:  NetGalley This be me fourth book by the author.  I adored … Continue reading On the Horizon – afterland (Lauren Beukes)

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!