The Captain’s Log – the girl in the steel corset (Kady Cross)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book is a Steampunk YA that has basically been on me ports for plunder list since it came out in 2011 because of the cover and the title.  I didn't read it back then because I was worried that the plot would be too silly for me.  The plot is … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the girl in the steel corset (Kady Cross)

The Captain’s Log – before the coffee gets cold (Toshikazu Kawaguchi)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This book was recommended to me by a member of the crew.  It is a Japanese work translated by Geoffrey Trousselot.  The story takes place in a café in Tokyo where urban legend says ye can go back in time.  This story follows four people who visit the café. The book … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – before the coffee gets cold (Toshikazu Kawaguchi)

Tidings of the Crew – bellwether (Connie Willis)

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the First Mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: bellwether (Connie Willis) We read and talked about the book and I … Continue reading Tidings of the Crew – bellwether (Connie Willis)

Tidings from the Crew – the moons of barsk (Lawrence M. Schoen) – this book needs SO much more love!

Ahoy there mateys!  Though the First Mate and I have very different reading tastes, occasionally we do recommend books to each other.  Books the first mate introduced to me included xom-b, holes, and the perks of being a wallflower.  He and I both read the following: the moons of barsk (Lawrence M. Schoen) We read and talked about … Continue reading Tidings from the Crew – the moons of barsk (Lawrence M. Schoen) – this book needs SO much more love!

On the Horizon – the spare man (Mary Robinette Kowal) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Here be me honest musings . . . Title: the spare man Author: Mary Robinette Kowal Publisher: Macmillian/Tor-Forge Publication Date: Next Tuesday! (paperback & e-book) ISBN: 978-1250829177 Source:  NetGalley I love this author's work and yet this was a complete … Continue reading On the Horizon – the spare man (Mary Robinette Kowal) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

On the Horizon – station eternity (Mur Lafferty) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Here be me honest musings . . . Title: station eternity Author: Mur Lafferty Publisher: Berkely Publishing Group Publication Date: TODAY! (paperback & e-book) ISBN: 978-0593098110 Source:  NetGalley I really enjoyed some of the author's work in the past so … Continue reading On the Horizon – station eternity (Mur Lafferty) – Unpopular Opinion Time!

The Captain’s Log – ethan of athos, brothers in arms, borders of infinity, and the vor game (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Continues!

Ahoy there me mateys!  In 2021 the First Mate gave me a treasure trove of the entire Vorkosigan Saga.  I am loving exploring this world.  After much internal debate, I decided to read the series in publishing order . . . well mostly.  Here be the reviews for the most recent books I tackled . … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – ethan of athos, brothers in arms, borders of infinity, and the vor game (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Continues!

On the Horizon – a prayer for the crown-shy (Becky Chambers)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this sci-fi novella from Edelweiss in exchange for me honest musings . . . Title: a prayer for the crown-shy Author: Becky Chambers Publisher: tor.com Publication Date: Available Now!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250236241 Source: Edelweiss The first novella of this series was a delight and this one … Continue reading On the Horizon – a prayer for the crown-shy (Becky Chambers)

On the Horizon – drunk on all your strange new words (Eddie Robson)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received an eArc of this sci-fi novella through NetGalley in exchange for me honest musings . . . Title: drunk on all your strange new words Author: Eddie Robson Publisher: Tor.com Publication Date: TOMORROW!!! (hardcover/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250807342 Source:  NetGalley This is the story of Lydia who works as a translator for … Continue reading On the Horizon – drunk on all your strange new words (Eddie Robson)