Category Archives: steampunk

Review: Ironskin by Tina Connolly

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

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

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

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

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 [...]