The Captain’s Log – fly by night (Frances Hardinge)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I was in a mood where I wasn't sure what I wanted to read.  Then I read Matey Nicky's review of this book where she said: I have to admit that, primed by Untitled Goose Game, I was on Saracen’s side in all of this. In any given scene, at any … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – fly by night (Frances Hardinge)

The Captain’s Log – hollowpox: the hunt for morrigan crow (Jessica Townsend) – unpopular opinion time!

Ahoy there me mateys!  If ye haven’t read the first book in this series, nevermoor, then ye might want to skip this post and go read the first book.  Worth the read.  If ye keep reading this log then ye have been forewarned and continue at yer own peril . . . The first book was … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – hollowpox: the hunt for morrigan crow (Jessica Townsend) – unpopular opinion time!

The Captain’s Log – castle hangnail (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 – castle hangnail (Ursula Vernon)

On the Horizon – premeditated myrtle (Elizabeth C. Bunce)

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received a copy of this young adult murder mystery Arc from the publisher in exchange for me honest musings . . . Title: premeditated myrtle Author: Elizabeth C. Bunce Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardcover / e-book) ISBN: 978-1616209186 Source: Publisher I loved mysteries as a kid like … Continue reading On the Horizon – premeditated myrtle (Elizabeth C. Bunce)

The Captain’s Log – the left-handed booksellers of london (Garth Nix)

Ahoy there me mateys!  It be no secret that I adore Garth Nix.  He was the first author featured in me Broadside No. 1 and I have re-read the Old Kingdom series many times over the years.  So I was super happy to finally read his newest standalone book. I have to admit that this … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the left-handed booksellers of london (Garth Nix)

The Captain’s Log – it’s like this, cat (Emily Cheney Neville) – a Newbery Winner!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I recently saw this book somewhere and of course was interested because of the title.  Cause cats be awesome.  Then I saw that Amazon had it for free.  So I downloaded it.  Apparently it be the 1964 Newbery winner.  Which of course I had forgotten about despite having read the list … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – it’s like this, cat (Emily Cheney Neville) – a Newbery Winner!

The Captain’s Log – uncommon echoes series (Sharon Shinn) – the series makes no real sense but I liked it anyway!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I absolutely love Sharon Shinn and featured her works in me Broadside No. 2.  I finished the Elemental Blessings series, was sad and then Matey Nicole @ bookwyrmknits told me that this YA series existed and of course I had to track it down.  The author's website describes the world of … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – uncommon echoes series (Sharon Shinn) – the series makes no real sense but I liked it anyway!

Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – fable (Adrienne Young) – a pirate book that didn’t float me boat!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this young adult fantasy eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . fable (Adrienne Young) Title: fable Author: Adrienne Young Publisher: Wednesday Books Publication Date: TODAY!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250254368 Source: NetGalley I had heard good things about this author's … Continue reading Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – fable (Adrienne Young) – a pirate book that didn’t float me boat!

The Captain’s Log – the girl who drank the moon (Kelly Barnhill) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!

Ahoy there me mateys!  This 2017 Newbery winner sounded awesome and has a lot of good things going for it.  While the prose in this book was divine, a lot of the joy came from the narration by Christina Moore.  I don't know that I would have finished this if not for the audiobook.  I … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – the girl who drank the moon (Kelly Barnhill) – a Wyrd and Wonder book!