Category Archives: steampunk

Lumière (The Illumination Paradox #1) by Jaqueline E. Garlick

Synopsis (from Goodreads): One determined girl. One resourceful boy. One miracle machine that could destroy everything. After an unexplained flash shatters her world, seventeen-year-old Eyelet Elsworth sets out to find the Illuminator, her father’s prized invention. With it, she hopes … Continue reading

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Review: Emperor’s Edge (Emperor’s Edge 01) by Lindsay Buroker

Synopsis (from Goodreads): Imperial law enforcer Amaranthe Lokdon is good at her job: she can deter thieves and pacify thugs, if not with a blade, then by toppling an eight-foot pile of coffee canisters onto their heads. But when ravaged … Continue reading

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The Kingmakers (Vampire Empire #3) by Clay Griffith, Susan Griffith

Book info:Form: pdf format, e-bookGenre: steampunk with vampiresTarget audience: YASynopsis (from Goodreads): The epic Vampire Empire trilogy rushes to a conclusion of honor and love, hatred and vengeance, sacrifice and loss. A war to the death. Empress Adele has launched … Continue reading

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Review: Kiss of Steel (London Steampunk 01) by Bec McMaster

Book info: Form pdf format Genre: paranormal romance, alternate history fantasy, steampunk-flavoured Target audience: adults Synopsis: After the tragic death of his father Honoria Todd found herself in dire straits: impoverished, with two younger siblings to care for, one of … Continue reading

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Review: The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross (Steampunk Chronicles #01)

Book info: Form: pdf file Genre: steampunk-flavoured romance/adventure Target audience: YA Synopsis: 1897, Victorian England.16-year-old Finley Jayne is convinced she’s a freak. No normal girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man or … Continue reading

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Review: Timeless by Gail Carriger (Parasol Protectorate #05)

Form: e-book, Kindle edition Genre: fantasy steampunk Target audience: YA and adults who like such novels (like me) Synopsis: Lord Conall Maccon, the Alfa of London werewolf pack and his lovely perternatural wife, Alexia nee Tarabotti, are planning a visit … Continue reading

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Mini review: Vampire Empire Book Two: The Rift Walker by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith

Book info: Paperback: 300 pages Publisher: Pyr (September 6, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 1616145234 ISBN-13: 978-1616145231 Genre: steampunk, pulp action Target audience: YA Synopsis (from Goodreads): Princess Adele struggles with a life of marriage and obligation as her Equatorian Empire and their American Republic allies … Continue reading

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Summer mini review: Heartless by Gail Carriger (The Parasol Protectorate series 04)

Book info: Mass Market Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Orbit; Original edition (June 28, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0316127191 ISBN-13: 978-0316127196 Genre: paranormal fiction, romance, steampunk,  Target audience: adults and not only… Synopsis: Alexia lady Maccon, nee Tarabotti, might be in her last months of  pregnancy … Continue reading

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Mini summer review: The Strange Case of Finley Jayne (The Steampunk Chronicles) by Kady Cross

Book info:Form: e-book, pdf Genre: steampunk, adventure novellaTarget audience: YA Synopsis: This novella is set in alternate-world London, late April 1897 and it features Finley Jayne, the heroine of other Kady Cross’s book, The Girl in the Steel Corset. I suppose … Continue reading

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Mini review: Whitechapel Gods by S.M. Peters

Cover of Whitechapel Gods Book info:Form: e-book, pdf formatGenre: Steampunk, horror, sci-fiTarget audience: adults (too much gore to qualify it as YA) Synopsis: Victorian London. The Whitechapel section has been turned into a mechanized, steam-driven horrific hell, cut off and … Continue reading

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