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 – YA Fantasy eArc)
  • Allan, Nina – the race (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • Alten, Steve – the meg (Walk the Plank – Sci-Fi)
  • Anderson, Laurie Halse – fever 1793 – (Captain’s Log – YA Historical Fiction)
  • Andrews, Ilona – magic bites (Dead Men Tell No Tales – Urban Fantasy)
  • Applegate, Katherine – crenshaw (Captain’s Log – YA Fantasy)
  • Arnett, Mindee – onyx & ivory (Captain’s Log – YA Fantasy)
  • Ashton, Brodi – my lady jane (Captain’s Log – YA Historical Fantasy)
  • Ayliff, John – belt three (Sailing to the Stars)

B is for Ballast!

  • Backman, Fredrik – a man named ove (Off the Charts – Contemporary Fiction)
  • Bailey, Teri Bailey – girl at the grave – (Walk the Plank / On the Horizon – YA Gothic Historical Fiction eArc)
  • Bancroft, Josiah – selin ascends (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Black, Holly – white cat (Captain’s Log – YA Urban Fantasy)
  • Brown, Jeremy K. – zero limit (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Burke, Sue – semiosis (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)

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)
  • Chokshi, Roshani – the gilded wolves (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – YA Fantasy)
  • Clarke, Cassandra Rose – star’s end (Sailing to the Stars – YA)
  • Clark, D. Nolan – forsaken skies (Abandoned Ship On The Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Connolly, Kate – no good deed (On the Horizon – YA Historical Fantasy eArc)
  • Cordova, Zoraida – labyrinth lost (On the Horizon – YA Fantasy eArc)
  • Cordova, Zoraida – bruja born (On the Horizon – YA Fantasy eArc)
  • Cornwell, Betsy – mechanica (Captain’s Log – YA Fantasy)
  • Creech, Sharon – the wanderer (Captain’s Log – YA Sea Yarn)
  • 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 – YA 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)
  • de Castell, Sabastien – spellslinger (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • 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)
  • Dorren, Gaston – babel (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Non-Fiction eArc)
  • Duncan, Dave – irona 700 (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Durst, Sarah Beth – vessel (Captain’s Log – YA 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 – YA 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)

H is for Hull!

  • Hale, Shannon – the goose girl (Second Reflections – YA Fantasy)
  • Hand, Cynthia – my lady jane (Captain’s Log – YA Historical Fantasy)
  • Hardinge, Frances – the lie tree (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Hart, Joe – obscura (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Hartman, Rachel – seraphina (Here be Dragons – YA)
  • Hearne, Kevin – kill the farm boy (Abandoned Ship / On the Horizon – Fantasy e-Arc)
  • Hiassen, Carl – scat (Captain’s Log – YA Contemporary Humor)
  • Hiassen, Carl – the downhill lie (Off the Charts – Sports Non-Fiction)
  • Hiassen, Carl – hoot (Captain’s Log – YA Contemporary Humor)
  • Hiassen, Carl – flush (Captain’s Log – YA Contemporary Humor)
  • Hiassen, Carl – chomp (Captain’s Log – YA Contemporary Humor)
  • Hiassen, Carl – squrim (Captain’s Log – YA Contemporary Humor)
  • Hinton, S.E. – the outsiders (Captain’s Log – YA Classic)
  • Holmberg, Charlie N. – the fifth doll (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Houghton, Jude – autonomy (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Howrey, Meg – the wanderers (Captain’s Log – Dystopian Sci-Fi)
  • Huckelbridge, Dane – castle of water (Off the Charts – Literary eArc)
  • Hutchinson, Dave – acadie (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • Hutchinson, Shaun David – we are the ants (Walk the Plank – YA Contemporary)

I is for Irons!

  • Ireland, Justina – dread nation (Captain’s Log – YA 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!

  • 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 – YA)

L is for Landlubber!

  • Lafferty, Mur – six wakes (Sailing to the Stars)
  • Landers, Melissa – starflight (Sailing to the Stars – YA)
  • 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 – YA)
  • Lindsey, Erin – bloodbound (Walk the Plank – Fantasy)
  • Llwelyn, Morgan – drop by drop (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi Dystopian eArc)

M is for Marooned!

  • Mackintosh, Clare – i let you go (Off the Charts – Thriller)
  • Malerman, Josh – unbury carol (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Malerman, Josh – bird box (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi Thriller)
  • Mandel, Emily St. John – station eleven (Second Reflections – Dystopian Sci-Fi)
  • Mandel, Emily St. John – the singer’s gun (Off the Charts – Murder Mystery)
  • Marks, Laurie J. – fire logic (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Marsden, K.S. – the lost soul (On the Horizon – YA Fantasy eArc)
  • Mead, Richelle – soundless (Captain’s Log – YA Fantasy)
  • McCaffrey, Anne – the coelura (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • McClellan, Brian – war cry (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • McQuein, Josin L. – arclight (Captain’s Log – YA Fantasy)
  • McQuein, Josin L. – premeditated (Captain’s Log – YA Thriller)
  • Miéville, China – railsea (Walk the Plank – Sci-Fi)
  • Miller, Lindsey – mask of shadows (Walk the Plank On the Horizon – YA Fantasy eArc)
  • Miller, Rowenna – torn (Abandoned Ship on the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Mitchell, J. Barton – the razor (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Moskowitz, Hannah – salt (Abandoned Ship On the Horizon – YA 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’Malley, Daniel – the rook (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Oppel, Kenneth – airborn (Captain’s Log – YA 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 – YA Thriller eArc)
  • Pinborough, Sarah – behind her eyes (Off the Charts – Thriller)

Q is for Quartermaster!

R is for Rigging!

  • Rees, Celia – witch child (Captain’s Log – YA 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 – YA Fantasy)
  • Sanderson, Brandon (Broadside No. 3)
  • Sanderson, Brandon – legion (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • Sanderson, Brandon – skyward (Captain’s Log – YA Sci-Fi)
  • Sanford, John – saturn run (Sailing to the Stars)
  • Shapiro, Laurie Gwen – the stowaway (Off the Charts and on the Horizon – Historical Non-Fiction eArc)
  • Shepherd, Peng – the book of m (Captain’s Log – Dystopian Sci-Fi)
  • Simmons, Kristen – metaltown (Abandon Ship – YA Dystopian)
  • 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)
  • Stephens-Davidowitz – everybody lies (Off the Charts – Statistics Non-Fiction)
  • 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 – YA Sci-Fi)
  • Tudor, C.J. – the chalk man (Off the Charts and on the Horizon – Thriller eArc)
  • Tung, Debbie – book love (On the Horizon – Comic 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)
  • Weir, Andy – the egg (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Weisenberg, Marit – select (On the Horizon – YA Sci-Fi eArc)
  • Wilde, Fran – updraft (Captain’s Log – YA 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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