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

Abandon 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!

  • Andrews, Ilona – magic bites (Dead Men Tell No Tales – Urban Fantasy)
  • Ayliff, John – belt three (Sailing to the Stars)

B is for Ballast!

C is for Cutlass!

  • Caskabel, C.A. – the sieve (On the Horizon – Fantasy eArc)
  • Chee, Traci – the reader (Abandon Ship – Fantasy)
  • Chupeco, Rin – the bone witch (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy eArc)
  • Clark, D. Nolan – forsaken skies (Abandoned Ship On The Horizon – Sci-Fi)
  • Cordova, Zoraida – labyrinth lost (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Creech, Sharon – the wanderer (Captain’s Log – Young Adult)
  • Crewe, Megan – a mortal song (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Crouch, Blake – dark matter – (Captain’s Log – Sci-Fi)
  • Crouch, Blake – run (Off the Charts – Thriller)

D is for Doubloon!

  • Dennard, Susan – truthwitch (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • 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!

  • Fine, Sarah – reliquary (On the Horizon – Fantasy)
  • Francis, Diana Pharoah – path of fate (On the Horizon – Fantasy)

G is for Galleon!

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

H is for Hull!

  • Hartman, Rachel – seraphina (Here be Dragons)
  • Houghton, Jude – autonomy (On the Horizon – Sci-Fi)

I is for Irons!

J is for Jolly Roger!

  • Jae-Jones, S. – wintersong (Abandon Ship / On the Horizon – Fantasy e-Arc)
  • James, Vic – gilded cage (Abandon Ship / On the Horizon – Fantasy e-Arc)

K is for Keelhaul!

  • Kaufman, Amie – illuminae (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)
  • Kaufman, Amie – these broken stars (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)
  • Kowal, Mary Robinette – ghost talkers (Captain’s Log – Historical Fantasy)
  • Kristoff, Jay – illuminae (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)

L is for Landlubber!

  • Landers, Melissa – starflight (Sailing to the Stars – Young Adult)
  • Larke, Glenda – the aware (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Levithan, David – everyday (Captain’s Log – Young Adult)
  • Lindsey, Erin – bloodbound (Walk the Plank – Fantasy)

M is for Marooned!

  • Marks, Laurie J. – fire logic (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)
  • Marsden, K.S. – the lost soul (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Mead, Richelle – soundless (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • McIntosh, Will – burning midnight (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • McIntosh, Will – hitchers (Dead Men Tell No Tales)
  • McIntosh, Will – faller (On the Horizon – 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)

N is for Navigate!

  • Newman, Peter – the vagrant (Captain’s Log – Fantasy)

O is for Overhaul!

P is for Pillage!

Q is for Quartermaster!

R is for Rigging!

  • Rees, Celia – witch child (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Historical Fiction)
  • Robinson, Jeremy – xom-b (Dead Men Tell No Tales)

S is for Starboard!

  • Sachar, Louis – holes (Captain’s Log – Young Adult)
  • Sanford, John – saturn run (Sailing to the Stars)
  • Shusterman, Neal – scythe (Captain’s Log – Young Adult Fantasy)
  • Simmons, Kristen – metaltown (Abandon Ship – Young Adult Dystopian)
  • Sullivan, Michael J. – age of myth (On the Horizon – Fantasy Arc)

T is for Tack!

  • Tintera, Amy – reboot (Dead Men Tell No Tales – Young Adult)

U is for Under Sail!

V is for Vessel!

  • Valente, Catherynne M. – radiance (Abandon Ship)
  • Vaughn, Carrie – martians abroad (On the Horizon – Young Adult Fantasy)

W is for Wench!

  • 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)

X is for X Marks the Spot!

Y is for Yardarm!

Z is for Zephyr!