The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper by A J Fitzwater

The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper had me at hello. I knew only this when I bought it: that it was about a dapper, lesbian, capybara pirate. It was enough. And I have not been disappointed. In the seven stories that make up Cinrak’s voyages we follow her from young orphan with pirate dreams to Captain of the ship Impolite Fortune and mother to a wonderfully eclectic crew/found-family. She is delightful throughout. A “well-read, clean and handsome pirate”, honest and brave, loving and joyous, she prefers “to dream forwards, not backwards”. And her world is as wonderful as she is … Continue reading The Voyages of Cinrak the Dapper by A J Fitzwater

Fun for Monday: Mid-Year Check-in Tag

This tag was loads of fun to do last year, but I nearly forgot all about it this year, what with one thing and another. Thankfully, I’ve seen it doing the rounds, so while I’m a bit late, I’m here now. Hi! I’m kind of in a weird place at the moment. I’ve been taking it easy on the bloggy front and trying to sort out some work things and some personal things that have me feeling … a little blue. I’m hoping talking about books will get me out of my funk and maybe get me excited for some … Continue reading Fun for Monday: Mid-Year Check-in Tag