Category Archives: Victorian

Julia Vanishes by Catherine Egan

Categories: 5 butterflies, bildungsroman, Catherine Egan, fantasy, fluttering thoughts, magic, mystery, netgalley, RBR, some romance, suspense, urban, urban fantasy, Victorian, Witch's Child series, witches, ya
Julia Vanishes (Witch's Child #1) By Catherine Egan Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: June 7th 2016 by Knopf Books for Young Readers Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Exciting! Julia has the unusual ability to be…unseen. Not invisible, exactly. Just beyond most people’s senses. It’s a dangerous trait in a city that has banned all forms of magic and drowns witches in public Cleansings. But it’s a useful trait for a thief and a spy. And Julia has learned—crime pays. Her Read more [...]

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn

Categories: 1800's, 5 butterflies, adult, bomy award of excellence, Deanna Raybourn, historical, mystery, netgalley, RBR, some romance, Veronica Speedwell Mystery series, Victorian
A Curious Beginning (Veronica Speedwell Mystery #1) By Deanna Raybourn Editions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperback Published: September 1st 2015 by NAL/Penguin Genre: Adult Historical Mystery Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Entirely delectable! London, 1887. As the city prepares to celebrate Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee, Veronica Speedwell is marking a milestone of her own. After burying her spinster aunt, the orphaned Veronica is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry—and the occasional Read more [...]

The Diamond Conspiracy by Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris

Categories: 1800's, 4 butterflies, action, adult, fluttering thoughts, historical, Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series, netgalley, Pip Ballantine, RBR, romance, steampunk, suspense, Tee Morris, time travel, Victorian
The Diamond Conspiracy (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences #4) By Pip Ballantine, Tee Morris Editions: ebook, paperback Expected publication: March 31st 2015 by Ace Genre: Adult Historical Steampunk Source: NetGalley In a Flutter: Delightful For years, the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has enjoyed the favor of Her Majesty the Queen. But even the oldest loyalties can turn in a moment… Having narrowly escaped the electrifying machinations of Thomas Edison, Books and Braun are looking forward to a relaxing and possibly romantic Read more [...]