Ahoy there me mateys! I received this young adult fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . the mermaid, the witch, and the sea (Maggie Tokuda-Hall) Title: the mermaid, the witch, and the sea Author: Maggie Tokuda-Hall Publisher: Candlewick Press Publication Date: Yesterday!! (hardback/e-book) … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – the mermaid, the witch, and the sea (Maggie Tokuda-Hall) – a Wyrd & Wonder Book!
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. Here I take a second look at a previously enjoyed novel and give me crew me … Continue reading Second Reflections with Tidings from the Crew – moby dick (Herman Melville)
Ahoy there me mateys! I loved the author's debut and was excited to finally read the second book of the duology. While I try to post no spoilers if ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . I absolutely loved life on the river … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – whisper of the tide (Sarah Tolcser) – great ending to underrated duology
Ahoy there me mateys! I received this fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. So here be me honest musings . . . the bone ships (R.J. Barker) Title: the bone ships Author: R.J. Barker Publisher: Orbit Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0316487962 Source: NetGalley I had been meaning to check … Continue reading Here Be Dragons On the Horizon – the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!
Ahoy there me mateys! The title and the cover for this one is what drew me in: I just love the image of the feather blending into the waves. When I found out this was a historical mystery tale set in the 1920s I knew I had to read it. Twelve year-old Crow doesn't … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – beyond the bright sea (Lauren Wolk)
Ahoy there me mateys! This was me last read of 2018 and I loved it! This is a dystopian where the Earth is almost completely covered in water. There are small island settlements where the "landlockers" live. But the majority of folks are "damplings" who spend their time on boats and ships of all sizes. … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the gracekeepers (Kirsty Logan) – me last book of the year!
Ahoy there me mateys! This be the sea tale of Caroline Oresteia, a lass who wants nothing more then to sail the river on the Cormorant with her father and their crewmember Fee. She longs for the day when the river god will finally speak to her and looks towards the future of inheriting the … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – song of the current (Sarah Tolcser)
Ahoy there me mateys! This be the second read in me April BookBum Club Challenge! This read is long overdue. Ye see it all stems from a post I read from me matey Jackie @ deathbysundoku back in October 2017. She be on the Great Newbery quest wherein she be reading all Newbery medal winners … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – call it courage (Armstrong Sperry)
Ahoy there me mateys! the wanderer (Sharon Creech) I previously read two novels by this author: walk two moons (Newbery Medal Winner) and chasing redbird.(ALA Best Book for Young Adults). When I found a copy of her Newbery Honor Book about an adventure across the ocean on a sailboat at a Friends of the Library … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the wanderer (Sharon Creech)