Shiver me Timbers! Words readers have read but have no idea how to say!

Ahoy there me mateys!  Though I don't do weekly wrap-up posts meself (too lazy), I very much enjoy reading those written by the crew.  Matey Nicki @ secretlibrarybookblog does a links round-up where I particularly enjoy the "Other Links" section due to the miscellaneous treasure she finds for me.  Recently she linked to "The Guardian … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! Words readers have read but have no idea how to say!

Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Winners – The Conclusion!

Ahoy there me mateys!  The Hugo Winners have been announced!  Let’s see how I did.  I be using the list as published on Tor.com with links to me reviews where applicable.  The winners are listed in bold.  A reminder that I only be tracking the categories of specific interest to me.  They be: Best Novel The City … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Winners – The Conclusion!

Shiver Me Timbers! NetGalley Rejections! Part Thirteen

Ahoy there me mateys!  With more NetGalley rejections piling up, I had a hankering to do another one of these posts.  For those scalawags new to the crew, me blog started in January 2016.  It originally took several months for me to learn about NetGalley and then attempt to use it.  In fact, my first … Continue reading Shiver Me Timbers! NetGalley Rejections! Part Thirteen

Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Finalists – Part Three – Best Short Story

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2020 Hugo award nominees.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the best short story category.  I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the short stories and me … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Finalists – Part Three – Best Short Story

Shiver me Timbers! The UK National Theatre does Tennessee Williams

Ahoy there me mateys!  Matey Kim @ travelinginbooks was kind enough to let me know that "the UK’s National Theatre is presenting certain plays for free on YouTube through June to provide theatrical experiences while people are stuck at home during lock-downs. These plays are available for one week beginning each Thursday."  Having been a … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The UK National Theatre does Tennessee Williams

Shiver Me Timbers – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! – Murderbot and ART do an AMA

Ahoy there mateys!!!   I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!!!!  And Matey Nicole @ BookWyrmKnits brought me a treasure today.  Apparently Murderbot and ART had an AMA on Instagram which I missed.  Luckily, Matey Nicole managed to procure a transcript for me.  And of course I need to disseminate the information to me crew ASAP.  In case ye missed … Continue reading Shiver Me Timbers – I LOVE MURDERBOT!!!! – Murderbot and ART do an AMA

Shiver me Timbers! Books in Five Words – Twice Over for Wyrd and Wonder

Ahoy there me mateys!  Matey Sarah @ brainfluff's post convinced me to join this game.  The aim of this one is to select five of your all-time favourite books and sum each one up in five words as part of this year’s Wyrd and Wonder challenges.  I decided to order the First Mate to participate.  While … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! Books in Five Words – Twice Over for Wyrd and Wonder

Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

Ahoy there me mateys!  A short while back, I wrote a post discussing me initial thoughts on the 2020 Hugo awards.  At that time, I had read none of the works in the novelette category.  I have since remedied the situation and so here be mini-reviews of the novelettes and me pick for the 2020 … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2020 Hugo Finalists – Part Two – Novelettes

Shiver me Timbers! The UK National Theatre is still awesome!

Ahoy there me mateys!  Matey Kim @ travelinginbooks was kind enough to let me know that "the UK’s National Theatre is presenting certain plays for free on YouTube through June to provide theatrical experiences while people are stuck at home during lock-downs. These plays are available for one week beginning each Thursday."  Having been a … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The UK National Theatre is still awesome!

Shiver me Timbers! The UK National Theatre is awesome!

Ahoy there me mateys!  Matey Kim @ travelinginbooks was kind enough to let me know that "the UK’s National Theatre is presenting certain plays for free on YouTube through June to provide theatrical experiences while people are stuck at home during lock-downs. These plays are available for one week beginning each Thursday."  Having been a … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The UK National Theatre is awesome!