The Captain’s Log – wolf hollow (Lauren Wolk)

Ahoy there me mateys!    I loved the author's book beyond the bright sea and thought it was past time I read this book.  It was on me list longer as it be a Newbery Honor book and I heard of it first.  In comparison to her other book, this one was so different in … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – wolf hollow (Lauren Wolk)

On the Horizon – ashlords (Scott Reintgen)

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 . . . ashlords (Scott Reintgen) Title: ashlords Author: Scott Reintgen Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: TODAY!!! (hardback/e-book) ISBN: 978-0593119174 Source: NetGalley To those new to the … Continue reading On the Horizon – ashlords (Scott Reintgen)

Second Reflections – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

Ahoy there me mateys!  While drawin' up me lists of 2016 for me log, I realized a curious thing - out of 134 books read, not a single one was a re-read.  In me enthusiasm of discovery and taking suggestions from me crew, I did not revisit a single old port for plunder!  And part … Continue reading Second Reflections – mrs. frisby and the rats of NIMH (Robert C. O’Brien)

On the Horizon – catfishing on catnet (Naomi Kritzer) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  I received this young adult sci-fi eARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  So here be me honest musings . . . catfishing on catnet (Naomi Kritzer) Title: catfishing on catnet Author: Naomi Kritzer Publisher: Tor Teen Publication Date: TODAY!! (paperback/e-book) ISBN: 978-1250165084 Source: NetGalley I have only read … Continue reading On the Horizon – catfishing on catnet (Naomi Kritzer) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!

Ahoy there me mateys!  With an awesome cover and cool premise, I thought for sure that I would love this one.  Instead it was very uneven. The story is a dystopian sci-fi drawn from the Nigerian and Biafra civil war of the 1960s.  It takes place in 2172 after the planet has been decimated from … Continue reading The Captain’s Log – war girls (Tochi Onyebuchi) – It’s Sci-Fi Month!