The Captain’s Log – the first half of the Spellbound Series series (Annette Marie) – It’s Wryd & Wonder Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  The crew knows that I don't read much urban fantasy.  This one caught me eye because of the silly titles.  I binged the first four books of the eight book series: three mages and a margarita dark arts and a daiquiri two witches and a whiskey demon magic and a martini … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the first half of the Spellbound Series series (Annette Marie) – It’s Wryd & Wonder Month!

The Captain’s Log – firewalkers (Adrian Tchaikovsky)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Aye, another Tchaikovsky so soon after the last.  This is a sci-fi dystopian that takes place in a West African country by the equator.  The only reason the little town exists is for the space elevator ferrying rich folks off the dying burning planet.  The town illegally harvests from solar panels … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – firewalkers (Adrian Tchaikovsky)

The Captain’s Log – shards of honor, falling free, and the warrior’s apprentice (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Has Begun!

Ahoy there me mateys!  In 2021 the First Mate gave me a treasure trove of the entire Vorkosigan Saga.  I have finally begun exploring this world.  After much internal debate, I decided to read the series in publishing order . . . well mostly.  Here be the first three books I tackled . . . … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – shards of honor, falling free, and the warrior’s apprentice (Lois McMaster Bujold) – The Vorkosigan Saga Year Has Begun!

The Captain’s Log – cursed luck duology (Kelley Armstrong) – A Series Finished!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I love Kelley Armstrong!  I discovered her through her young adult book, sea of shadows, and she became me most read author of 2016.  I have not read all her stuff because not all of it appeals to me.  This sounded interesting but it be urban fantasy which I don't usually … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – cursed luck duology (Kelley Armstrong) – A Series Finished!

The Captain’s Log – mennik thorn series (Patrick Samphire)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I don't read a ton of self-published novels but have been interested in the SPFBO ever since I started blogging.  One of me crew, Matey Lynn is a judge in the contest.  Every year I make a list of those nominees that interest me, based on her reviews, and I am … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – mennik thorn series (Patrick Samphire)