The Captain’s Log – first last snow (Max Gladstone) – why chronology vs. publishing order sometimes matters

Ahoy there me mateys!  So in previous times, wendy @ the biliosanctum set me on a series of adventures that led to me reading the first book in The Craft Sequence, three parts dead.  I absolutely loved it.  This is a review that talks about the fourth published book in the series.  Like the others, … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – first last snow (Max Gladstone) – why chronology vs. publishing order sometimes matters

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The Captain’s Log – spellslinger (Sebastien de Castell)

Ahoy there me mateys!  The crew has been readin' and reviewin' this series like crazy.  I have been meaning to check out both it and the author's work for a while.  So when I couldn't think of what to read, I thought I would take a page out of Kate @ booksaremyfavouriteandbest's tips and use … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – spellslinger (Sebastien de Castell)

The Captain’s Log – the speed of dark (Elizabeth Moon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  After reading the vatta's war and the vatta's peace series, I wanted to check out one of her standalone novels.  Apparently this one won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2003.  I can certainly see why.  This novel was heart-warming, thought-provoking, and superb. Set in our close future, genetic testing … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the speed of dark (Elizabeth Moon)

The Captain’s Log – the scorpio races (Maggie Stiefvater)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I have been hearing about Maggie Stiefvater's work for a long time and have been meaning to read some of it long before now.  I picked this one because it deals with water horses and I listened to this one in audio book format. What is a water horse?  It is a … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the scorpio races (Maggie Stiefvater)

The Captain’s Log – cold welcome & into the fire (Elizabeth Moon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This here be a combined review of the Vatta's Peace duology. While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the Vatta's War series and ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . Ye think I would have … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – cold welcome & into the fire (Elizabeth Moon)

The Captain’s Log – the bronze bow (Elizabeth George Speare)

Ahoy there me mateys!  This read is long overdue.  Having loved other books by this author, I always wanted to read this book but never did.  Then I read a post by me matey Jackie @ deathbysundoku back in October 2017.  She be on the Great Newbery quest wherein she be reading all Newbery medal … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the bronze bow (Elizabeth George Speare)