The Captain’s Log – a review of the entire fudge series (Judy Blume)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I was looking for short audiobooks that fit certain time restrictions.  I was having so much fun revisiting old books from me childhood that when I saw that Judy Blume herself narrates these I just had to give them a whirl.  And I am so very glad I did.  Judy Blume … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a review of the entire fudge series (Judy Blume)

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The Captain’s Log – girl against the universe (Paula Stokes)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Now I am not a big YA contemporary fan.  When I read YA, I tend to read sci-fi or fantasy books.  Occasionally I will read some historical fiction.  But I have to admit that the cover for this one is what drew me in: Something about how she is sprawled on … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – girl against the universe (Paula Stokes)

The Captain’s Log – playing with fire (Derek Landy)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So this is the second book in the series.  No real spoilers but read further at yer own peril . . . This book continues the adventure of a detective named Skulduggery Pleasant who just happens to be a walking, talking skeleton who can do magic.  His sidekick, Stephanie is back … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – playing with fire (Derek Landy)

The Captain’s Log – red seas under red skies (Scott Lynch)

Ahoy there me mateys!  So a while back, the winds shifted regarding me original take on the first book in this series.  After finally understanding the hype about Locke Lamora and crew, I knew I had to read the second book in the series.  If ye haven’t read the first book then ye might want … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – red seas under red skies (Scott Lynch)

The Captain’s Log – a Hiaasen menagerie (Carl Hiaasen) – reviewing the rest of his juvenile series

Ahoy there me mateys!  A while back I was introduced to this author because of a cat on the cover: I enjoyed that book so much that I decided to listen to all of Hiaasen's other juvenile books.  This be a review of the other four books: hoot, flush, chomp, squirm.  These books have some … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a Hiaasen menagerie (Carl Hiaasen) – reviewing the rest of his juvenile series

The Captain’s Log – skyward (Brandon Sanderson)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Okay I know that I just reviewed legion yesterday.  I needed more Sanderson!  After finishing that one, I got me grubby mitts on this absolutely wonderful gem.  I am always amazed by the talent and ingenuity of this writer.  Two stories back to back and both amazing and so different. This … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – skyward (Brandon Sanderson)