Second Reflections – the steerswoman & the outskirter’s secret (Rosemary Kirstein)

Ahoy there mateys!  A long while back in 2017, Matey Sarah @ brainfluff reminded me that these books existed.  I had read them and owned them in an omnibus form.  I have no idea where I got this omnibus but both books were five stars reads.  What I never knew was that there were two … Continue reading Second Reflections – the steerswoman & the outskirter’s secret (Rosemary Kirstein)

Second Reflections with Tidings from the Crew – moby dick (Herman Melville)

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)

Second Reflections – have spacesuit – will travel (Robert A. Heinlein)

Ahoy there mateys!  Not so long ago I read Heinlein's stranger in a strange land.  It was me first "adult" Heinlein novel and it made me rant and get grumpy.  I wasn't sure I ever wanted to read a Heinlein again.  But back in the day, I had read his "juveniles" and had fuzzy memories … Continue reading Second Reflections – have spacesuit – will travel (Robert A. Heinlein)

Second Reflections – these broken stars (Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner) – me rating certainly changed!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin’ up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing – out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part of what … Continue reading Second Reflections – these broken stars (Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner) – me rating certainly changed!

Second Reflections – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin' up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing - out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

Second Reflections – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin’ up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing – out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – ancillary sword & ancillary mercy (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Second Reflections – ancillary justice (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin’ up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing – out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – ancillary justice (Ann Leckie) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Second Reflections – the miniaturist (Jessie Burton) – with more thoughts from an airplane!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin' up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing - out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – the miniaturist (Jessie Burton) – with more thoughts from an airplane!

Second Reflections – heidi (Johanna Spyri) – with reflections from the Norwegian Sea and an airplane!

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin' up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing - out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – heidi (Johanna Spyri) – with reflections from the Norwegian Sea and an airplane!

Second Reflections – all systems red (Martha Wells) – INSUBORDINATION ABOUNDS!

Ahoy there me mateys!  It has come to me attention that there be crew members aboard me ship that STILL have not yet read the adventures of the Murderbot.  Only 38 of ye have read the first book.  This be insubordination and it is unwarranted, unwanted, and undeserved.  I believe I was extremely clear when … Continue reading Second Reflections – all systems red (Martha Wells) – INSUBORDINATION ABOUNDS!