Map Legend by Author

Ahoy there me hearties, seadogs, and fellow explorers . . .

In order to help ye peruse me Captain’s Logbook, here is the legend to help ye chart these unfamiliar waters and find the yarns of yer heart desires.  May ye have fair winds in yer sails for all yer travels.  Arrrrr!

The Categories (in no particular order):

Here be Dragons – must have at least one dragon in it . . . preferably more

Ports for Plunder – lists of books that I must commandeer and read

Curiosities of the Deep –  books whose story of acquisition is unusual

Dead Men Tell No Tales – stories containing the undead and other unsavories

Sailing to the Stars – novels that take place in the great expanse of space

Walk the Plank – yarns that made this Captain angry so overboard they go

3 Bells – 3 days straight, 3 books in a row, showcasing a trilogy

Dry Dock – westerns with a sci-fi or fantasy twist

Abandoned Ship – novels that I just could not finish

Broadside – a highlight of a favorite specific author and their work

On the Horizon – a review of an ARC for an upcoming novel

Off the Charts a non sci-fi, fantasy, or young adult novel

Tidings from the Crew – reviews from yer Captain and one of her crew, usually the First Mate

Parley with an Author – an author communique

Second Reflections – a second look at a previously enjoyed with me second reflections, as it were, upon visitin’ it again

The Captain’s Log – a general category that is further split into sci-fi, fantasy, and/or young adult respectively

The Haul – A Running Tally of Plundered Contraband and Booty (alphabetical by author’s last name):

A is for Ahoy!

  • Albert, Melissa – the hazel wood (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Allan, Nina – the race (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • Anderson, Laurie Halse – fever 1793 – (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Historical Fiction)
  • Anderson, M.T. – feed (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Sci-Fi)
  • Andrews, Ilona – magic bites (Dead Men Tell No Tales – Urban Fantasy)
  • Applegate, Katherine – crenshaw (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Arnett, Mindee – onyx & ivory (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Ashton, Brodi – my lady jane (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Historical Fantasy)
  • Ayliff, John – belt three (Sailing to the Stars)

B is for Ballast!

  • Bailey, Teri Bailey – girl at the grave – (Walk the Plank / On the Horizon – Young Adult Gothic Historical Fiction eArc)
  • Beagle, Peter S. – in calabria (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Beukes, Lauren – zoo city (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Black, Holly – white cat (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Urban Fantasy)
  • Brown, Jeremy K. – zero limit (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Burke, Sue – semiosis (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Burnett, Frances Hodgson – a little princess (Second Reflections – Young Adult Classic)

C is for Cutlass!

  • Caskabel, C.A. – the sieve (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Chee, Traci – the reader (Abandon Ship – Fantasy)
  • Cheney, J. Kathleen – iron shoes (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Chupeco, Rin – the bone witch (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Clarke, Cassandra Rose – star’s end (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)
  • Clark, D. Nolan – forsaken skies (Abandoned Ship On The Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Connolly, Kate – no good deed (On the Horizon – Young Adult Historical Fantasy eArc)
  • Cordova, Zoraida – labyrinth lost (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Cordova, Zoraida – bruja born (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Cornwell, Betsy – mechanica (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Creech, Sharon – the wanderer (Captain’s Log – Young Adult)
  • Crewe, Megan – a mortal song (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Cronin, Justin – the passage (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi Dystopian)
  • Crouch, Blake – dark matter (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • Crouch, Blake – run (Off the Charts – Thriller)

D is for Doubloon!

  • Dahl, Roald – the witches (Second Reflections – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Dalcher, Christina – vox (Walk the Plank / On the Horizon – Sci-Fi Dystopian eArc)
  • Davis, Sophie – the syndicate (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Dawson, Deliah S. – kill the farm boy (Abandoned Ship / On the Horizon – Fantasy e-Arc)
  • Denzel, Jason – mystic (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Denzel, Jason – mystic dragon (Here Be Dragons / On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Donoghue, Emma – the wonder (Off the Charts – Historical Fiction)
  • Duncan, Dave – irona 700 (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Durst, Sarah Beth – vessel (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)

E is for Ebb!

  • Elliott, Kate – black wolves (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)

F is for Fathom!

  • Flynn, Gillian – gone girl (Off the Charts – Thriller)
  • Forde, Patricia – the list (On the Horizon – Young Adult Dystopian eArc)
  • Francis, Diana Pharoah – path of fate (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)

G is for Galleon!

  • Grant, Michael – front lines (Captain’s Log – Young Adult)
  • Gregory, Daryl – afterparty (Captain’s Log – Sci-fi)
  • Gregory, Daryl – spoonbenders (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)

H is for Hull!

  • Hand, Cynthia – my lady jane (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Historical Fantasy)
  • Hart, Joe – obscura (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Hartman, Rachel – seraphina (Here be Dragons)
  • Hearne, Kevin – kill the farm boy (Abandoned Ship / On the Horizon – Fantasy e-Arc)
  • Hiassen, Carl – scat (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Contemporary Humor)
  • Hiassen, Carl – the downhill lie (Off the Charts – Sports Non-Fiction)
  • Hinton, S.E. – the outsiders (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Classic)
  • Holmberg, Charlie N. – the fifth doll (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Houghton, Jude – autonomy (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Huckelbridge, Dane – castle of water (Off the Charts – Literary eArc)
  • Hutchinson, Dave – acadie (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)

I is for Irons!

  • Ireland, Justina – dread nation (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Historical Sci-Fi)

J is for Jolly Roger!

  • Jae-Jones, S. – wintersong (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Fantasy e-Arc)
  • James, Vic – gilded cage (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Fantasy e-Arc)
  • Jones, Holly Goddard – the salt line (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)

K is for Keelhaul!

  • Kaufman, Amie – illuminae (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)
  • Kaufman, Amie – these broken stars (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)
  • Kavanagh, John Patrick – sixers (Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Krasnostein, Sarah – the trauma cleaner (Off the Charts / On the Horizon – Biography eArc)
  • Kristoff, Jay – illuminae (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)

L is for Landlubber!

  • Lafferty, Mur – six wakes (Sailing to the Stars)
  • Landers, Melissa – starflight (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)
  • Larke, Glenda – the aware (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Lawrence, Mark – red sister (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Lee, Fonda – jade city (Abandon Ship / On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Levithan, David – everyday (Captain’s Log – Young Adult)
  • Lindsey, Erin – bloodbound (Walk the Plank – Fantasy)
  • Llwelyn, Morgan – drop by drop (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi Dystopian eArc)

M is for Marooned!

  • Mandel, Emily St. John – station eleven (Second Reflections – Dystopian Sci-Fi)
  • Marks, Laurie J. – fire logic (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Marsden, K.S. – the lost soul (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Mead, Richelle – soundless (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • McCaffrey, Anne – the coelura (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • McQuein, Josin L. – arclight (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • McQuein, Josin L. – premeditated (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Thriller)
  • Miéville, China – railsea (Walk the Plank – Sci-Fi)
  • Miller, Lindsey – mask of shadows (Walk the Plank On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Miller, Rowenna – torn (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)

N is for Navigate!

  • Newitz, Annalee – autonomous (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Newman, Peter – the vagrant (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)

O is for Overboard!

  • O’Neill, Louise – only ever yours (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Dystopian)
  • Oppel, Kenneth – airborn (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)

P is for Pillage!

  • Palmgren, Tristan – quietus (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Parrish, Rhonda – equus (Abandoned Ship / On the Horizon – short stories eArc)
  • Pinborough, Sarah – 13 minutes (On  the Horizon – Young Adult Thriller eArc)

Q is for Quartermaster!

R is for Rigging!

  • Rees, Celia – witch child (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Historical Fiction)
  • Roach, Mary – gulp (Off the Charts – Non-Fiction)
  • Robinson, Jeremy – xom-b (Dead Men Tell No Tales)
  • Rohn, Jennifer – cat zero (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Ruby, Laura – the bone gap (Captain’s Log – Magical Realism with Fantasy)

S is for Starboard!

  • Sachar, Louis – holes (Captain’s Log – Young Adult)
  • Shapiro, Laurie Gwen – the stowaway (Off the Charts and on the Horizon – Historical Non-Fiction eArc)
  • Slaughter, Karin – the kept woman (Off the Charts – Thriller)
  • Slaughter, Karin – pretty girls (Off the Charts – Thriller)
  • Sloan, Robin – sourdough (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi and Magical Realism)
  • Sullivan, Michael J. – age of myth (On the Horizon – Fantasy Arc)
  • Sullivan, Michael J. – age of swords (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)

T is for Tack!

  • Teffeau, Lauren C. – implanted (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Tintera, Amy – reboot (Dead Men Tell No Tales – Young Adult)
  • Tudor, C.J. – the chalk man (Off the Charts and on the Horizon – Thriller eArc)

U is for Under Sail!

V is for Vessel!

  • Valente, Catherynne M. – radiance (Abandon Ship)

W is for Wench!

  • Weir, Andy – artemis (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Weisenberg, Marit – select (On the Horizon – Young Adult Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Wilde, Fran – updraft (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Willis, Connie – crosstalk (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Wrede, Patricia C. – shadow magic (Abandoned Ship – Fantasy)

X is for X Marks the Spot!

Y is for Yardarm!

Z is for Zephyr!

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