The Captain’s Log – jackaby (William Ritter)

Ahoy there me mateys!  The crew swaps tales of how good this series be and I needed a new audiobook so I listened to their recommendation.  Glad I did cause this be so much fun. The story is told from the perspective of Abigail Rook who has just landed in a New England port with … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – jackaby (William Ritter)

On the Horizon – the galaxy, and the ground within (Becky Chambers)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this sci-fi novel from NetGalley in exchange for me honest musings . . . Title: the galaxy, and the ground within Author: Becky Chambers Publisher: Harper Voyager Publication Date: Available Now!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0062936035 Source: NetGalley This is the last book of the series and I … Continue reading On the Horizon – the galaxy, and the ground within (Becky Chambers)

The Captain’s Log – night of the mannequins (Stephen Graham Jones)

Ahoy there mateys!  I had never read anything by this author but the idea of a mannequin coming to life is always fun.  Wasn't there an 80s movie about a mannequin coming to life in a department store? I believe that was a comedy and this one was a horror.  I was excited but this … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – night of the mannequins (Stephen Graham Jones)

The Captain’s Log – why I hate zombie unicorns (Laura Pearlman) & and all the trees of the forest shall clap their hands (Sharon Hsu) – Short Stories

Ahoy there me mateys!  Recently Matey Jess posted her "five favorite SFF short stories."  I was intrigued.  Would I recognize any of them?  Aye, as it turns out.  I have read the following: "A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies" (Alix E. Harrow) - 2019 Hugo Award Winner "‘The Rose MacGregor Drinking … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – why I hate zombie unicorns (Laura Pearlman) & and all the trees of the forest shall clap their hands (Sharon Hsu) – Short Stories

The Captain’s Log – call of the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!

Ahoy there me mateys!   While I try to post no spoilers, if ye haven’t read the first book in this series, the bone ships, then ye might want to skip this.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . Aye, I really, really enjoyed … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – call of the bone ships (R.J. Barker) – sea dragons matey!

The Captain’s Log – a magical inheritance (Krista D. Ball)

Ahoy there me mateys!  Somewhere I heard this book described as Jane Austen with magic.  So color me curious.  When I wanted a light-hearted fun read, I scooped this one up.  No disappointment here! The main character, Elizabeth Knight, is a spinster who, of course, is a burden on her family.  When her beloved uncle … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – a magical inheritance (Krista D. Ball)

The Captain’s Log – harriet the invincible (Ursula Vernon)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I learned about Ursula Vernon through her work under the pseudonym T. Kingfisher.  I was surprised to find that she has a lot of work written for children published under her "real" name.  As she says, In order to never again have that horrific experience where I find myself running in … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – harriet the invincible (Ursula Vernon)