On the Horizon – the midnight circus (Jane Yolen)

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 midnight circus (Jane Yolen) Title: the midnight circus Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Tachyon Publications Publication Date: TODAY!!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1616963408 Source: NetGalley I have always loved reading … Continue reading On the Horizon – the midnight circus (Jane Yolen)

Here be Dragons . . . picky eaters (S.J. Higbee)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Well, all ye scalawags should be familiar with Matey Sarah's blog and wonderful book reviews.  But some of ye may not be aware that she also be a writer.  (What be wrong with ye wretches?)  In these crazy times, Matey Sarah decided to publish her short story as an escapist uplifting … Continue reading Here be Dragons . . . picky eaters (S.J. Higbee)

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)

On the Horizon – 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 On the Horizon – 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!