Ahoy there me mateys! This be the tenth book in me Ports for Plunder - 19 Books in 2019 list. The story of reading this book can trace its roots back to me 2016 trip to Maine wherein I got 17 books for 20 bucks. This be one of them. I had never heard of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the night circus (Erin Morgenstern) – a 19 in 2019 book!
Ahoy there me mateys! Back in January 2018, I read book one of the original trilogy (in chronological order). I meant to read book two shortly thereafter but never did. Book two was therefore added to me Ports for Plunder – 19 Books in 2019 list. But upon working on me recent Series Shakedown, I was … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – world of the five gods series (Lois McMaster Bujold) – with one 19 in 2019 book!
Ahoy there mateys! I have no idea where or how I first encountered this book but I knew I wanted to read it. The problem was finding a copy as Amazon lists it as a "rare book." I had never read the author's works before but then there was an eArc of walking to aldebaran … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – dogs of war (Adrian Tchaikovsky)
Ahoy there me mateys! This is me third book by the author and will not be me last. This book was a fun sci-fi thriller that deals with the ideas of memory. What happens if a person suddenly, out of the blue, has memories of a past life that they never lived? What could go … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – recursion (Blake Crouch)
Ahoy there me mateys! It was the cover of this standalone novel featured on Drew's blog, that originally drew me to this book. Feast yer eyes on it: This book involves an un-aging and self-healing magic stone golem named Task who has been a slave for four hundred years with only one purpose. Death. With … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the heart of stone (Ben Galley)
Ahoy there me mateys! I have been meaning to read some of Kali Wallace's work for quite some time but always seem to forget to do so. Then I was reminded of this book's existence from Mogsy @ thebibliosanctum's awesome review which led me to this fun read. She said: the way the story is … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – salvation day (Kali Wallace) – A sci-fi thriller set in an abandoned spaceship!
Ahoy there me mateys! I absolutely love Sharon Shinn and featured her works in me Broadside No. 2. I just finished the Elemental Blessings series and me 16th book by her. The author's website describes the world of these books as: Everyone in the country of Welce is affiliated with one of the five elements: … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – unquiet land (Sharon Shinn) – with brief thoughts on the elemental blessings series as a whole!