On the Horizon – in the vanishers’ palace (Aliette de Bodard)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this fantasy/sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . in the vanishers' palace (Aliette de Bodard) Title: in the vanishers' palace Author: Aliette de Bodard Publisher: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1625673985 Source: NetGalley … Continue reading On the Horizon – in the vanishers’ palace (Aliette de Bodard)

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The Captain’s Log – the speed of dark (Elizabeth Moon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  After reading the vatta's war and the vatta's peace series, I wanted to check out one of her standalone novels.  Apparently this one won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2003.  I can certainly see why.  This novel was heart-warming, thought-provoking, and superb. Set in our close future, genetic testing … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the speed of dark (Elizabeth Moon)

The Captain’s Log – cold welcome & into the fire (Elizabeth Moon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a combined review of the Vatta's Peace duology. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the Vatta's War series and ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . Ye think I would have … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – cold welcome & into the fire (Elizabeth Moon)

On the Horizon – the emerald circus (Jane Yolen)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this short story collection eARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the emerald circus (Jane Yolen) Title: the emerald circus Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication Date: Available Now!!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1616962739 Source: Edelweiss While I have read … Continue reading On the Horizon – the emerald circus (Jane Yolen)

The Captain’s Log – the book of m (Peng Shepherd)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Here be another dystopian for the crew.  In this one, the premise is that all across the globe people's shadows are disappearing.  And though it seems like a miracle at first, humanity learns that with the loss of shadows comes the lost of memory.  And with the loss of memory comes … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the book of m (Peng Shepherd)