On the Horizon – subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) – a short story collection!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this short story collection eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) Title: subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 Editor: William Schafer Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: TODAY!! Oops!  It is on … Continue reading On the Horizon – subterranean: tales of dark fantasy 3 (William Schafer) – a short story collection!

The Captain’s Log – bury the dead (Ann Leckie) – Short Short Story

Ahoy there me mateys!  It's been a long while since I read anything by this author and I was reminded about this free short story (4 pages) and so thought I would give it a whirl.  Is yer Thanksgiving full of family drama?  Read this and see how much subtext and characterization ye can get … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – bury the dead (Ann Leckie) – Short Short Story

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

On the Horizon – the best of elizabeth bear (Elizabeth Bear) – a short story collection!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this short story collection eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the best of elizabeth bear (Elizabeth Bear) Title: the best of elizabeth bear Author: Elizabeth Bear Publisher: Subterranean Press Publication Date: Available now!! (hardcover) ISBN: 978-1596069404 Source:  NetGalley   The … Continue reading On the Horizon – the best of elizabeth bear (Elizabeth Bear) – a short story collection!

On the Horizon – sea change (Nancy Kress)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this sci-fi novella eARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . sea change (Nancy Kress) Title: sea change Authors: Nancy Kress Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback & e-book) ISBN: 978-1616963316 Source: Edelweiss One of the things I have … Continue reading On the Horizon – sea change (Nancy Kress)

The Captain’s Log – the hidden girl and other stories (Ken Liu)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this short story  collection eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the hidden girl and other stories (Ken Liu) Title: the hidden girl and other stories Author: Ken Liu Publisher: Saga Press Publication Date: TODAY! (hardcover / e-book) … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the hidden girl and other stories (Ken Liu)

The Captain’s Log – galatea (Madeline Miller) – a short story

Ahoy there me mateys!  I read circe in 2019 and really enjoyed it so I wanted to give this short story a try.  Luckily a local library had a copy.  For those who don't recognize the title, it is a Greek myth where a sculptor (and king), Pygmalion, falls in love with his statue of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – galatea (Madeline Miller) – a short story

The Captain’s Log – night’s slow poison & she commands and i obey (Ann Leckie) – Short Stories – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  It's Sci-Fi Month!!  After rereading the Imperial Radch trilogy, I thought I would take some time to read the two short stories set in the world.  Click the titles to read the stories for free.  I do not however recommend that these stories by yer introduction to the world (personal opinion. others … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – night’s slow poison & she commands and i obey (Ann Leckie) – Short Stories – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Here be Dragons On the Horizon – the last tsar’s dragons (Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this historical fantasy novella eARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . the last tsar's dragons (Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple) Title: the last tsar's dragons Authors: Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication Date: TODAY!! (e-book) & … Continue reading Here be Dragons On the Horizon – the last tsar’s dragons (Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple)

Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 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 2019 Hugo awards.  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 pick … Continue reading Shiver me Timbers! The 2019 Hugo Finalists – Part Three – Best Short Story