Category Archives: steampunk

Review: Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Categories: 4 butterflies, arc, fairies, Ironskin series, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, retelling, review, some romance, steampunk, Tina Connolly, ya
Ironskin (Ironskin #1)By Tina ConnollyEditions: ebook, hardcoverExpected publication: October 2nd 2012 by Tor BooksGenre: YA Paranormal / Steampunk / RomanceSource: NetGalleyJane Eliot wears an iron mask. It’s the only way to contain the fey curse that scars her cheek. The Great War is five years gone, but its scattered victims remain—the ironskin. When a carefully worded listing appears for a governess to assist with a "delicate situation"—a child born during the Great War—Jane is certain the child is fey-cursed, and that she can help.Teaching Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Categories: 5 butterflies, angels, Cassandra Clare, demons, fluttering thoughts, magic, paranormal, ROMR, steampunk, teen romance, The Infernal Devices series, vampires, werewolves, ya
Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices #2)By Cassandra ClareEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished December 6th 2011 by Margaret K. McElderry BooksGenre: YA Steampunk / Paranormal / RomanceSource: own copyIn Clockwork Prince, with Mortmain vanished and the clock counting down on how long Charlotte can keep control of the Institute away from Benedict Lightwood, Will, Jem and Tessa must dig into Mortmain’s past to predict what he will do in the future, But secrets about Mortmain aren’t all they find buried—Tessa begins to Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin

Categories: 3 butterflies, Bethany Griffin, dystopia, fluttering thoughts, Masque of the Red Death series, RAWBLlinkup, ROMR, steampunk, teen romance, ya
Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death #1)By Bethany GriffinEditions: ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished April 24th 2012 by Greenwillow BooksGenre; YA / Steampunk / DystopiaSource: own copyEverything is in ruins.A devastating plague has decimated the population, and those who are left live in fear of catching it as the city crumbles around them.So what does Araby Worth have to live for?Nights in the Debauchery Club, beautiful dresses, glittery makeup . . . and tantalizing ways to forget it all.But in the depths of the club—in the depths Read more [...]

Did not Finish: Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Categories: adventure, Cherie Priest, did not finish, middle grade, RAWBLlinkup, review, ROMR, steampunk, ya
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century #1)By Cherie PriestEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardback, paperbackPublished September 29th 2009 by Tom Doherty AssociatesGenre: Steampunk YA (more Middle Grade, if you ask me)Source: own copyIn the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. Anxious to compete, Russian prospectors commissioned inventor Leviticus Blue to create a great machine that could mine through Alaska’s ice. Thus was Dr. Blue’s Incredible Bone-Shaking Drill Engine Read more [...]

Review: Moonglow by Kristen Callihan

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult romance, Darkest London series, historical, hot romance, Kristen Callihan, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, review, romance, shape shifters, steampunk, werewolves
Moonglow (Darkest London #2)By Kristen CallihanEditions: ebook, paperbackExpected publication: July 31st 2012 by ForeverGenre: Adult Paranormal Romance/Historical { Steampunk-ish }Source: netgalley, my loveOnce the seeds of desire are sown . . .Finally free of her suffocating marriage, widow Daisy Ellis Craigmore is ready to embrace the pleasures of life that have long been denied her. Yet her new-found freedom is short lived. A string of unexplained murders has brought danger to Daisy's door, forcing her to turn to the most unlikely of saviors Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Categories: #WWReadathon, 5 butterflies, bomy award of excellence, Cassandra Clare, fluttering thoughts, hunters, ROMR, shape shifters, steampunk, The Infernal Devices series, vampires, ya
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1)By Cassandra ClareEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished August 31st 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry BooksGenre: YA SteampunkSource: borrowed copyMagic is dangerous--but love is more dangerous still.When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London's Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Only the Read more [...]