The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

This book got interesting around page 200. Before that, there was witty repartee that wasn’t witty. The aristocrats were all boring. The most interesting character was the cat. There were naval battles fought in 3 dimensions because these sailing ships sailed the air. Lots of world building about living in spires with ‘habbles’ or habitats, … More The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

Voyager by Diana Gabaldon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Why did no one introduce me to this series when it first came out??? It’s so much fun! Now that her husband is dead and her daughter graduated high school, Claire wants to take up with her old flame – the guy she married 200 … More

1636: Seas of Fortune by Iver P Cooper

Don’t think too hard. This book is fun like popcorn, you can’t put it down, but don’t overthink the plot. There are 2 ‘braided’ stories, one plot with a bunch of shorts featuring different narrators. One centers around Brazil, Nicaragua, Surinam, and Delaware. The other centers on /J/a/p/a/n/ Nippon & California. Maps!   The Good: … More 1636: Seas of Fortune by Iver P Cooper