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Leviathan

"Leviathan" by Scott Westerfeld is the best Steampunk novel ever. The fact that it’s also Young Adult is an added bonus. In this story, there is an alternate historical moment that started World War 1. One side will fight the war with metal...

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  • Author: Scott Westerfeld
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Steampunk, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

The City of Ice - Gates of the World, #2

I did not get an opportunity to read the first book in this series, but I enjoyed this sequel. The Kressind siblings all seem to be in the thick of things at all times. And generally it is because of the choices they make. Trassan has a gre...

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Department Zero

To be totally honest, I am not sure how to review this book. It’s incredible. It’s a non-stop roller coaster of multi-dimensional chaos and mayhem, and more than a little humor. I have always been a fan of the amazing H.P. Lovecraft, and th...

5 Stars

The Dastardly Miss Lizzie - Electric Empire Novels, #3

This was another good installment of the Electric Empire series. The story starts with Eliza and Lizzie still at odds with each other. Eliza has her hands full with the ongoing investigation of The Slasher and there are now a series of murd...

4 Stars

The Transference Engine

“The Transference Engine” just didn’t work for me. I’m not really sure what it was. But the combo of the story and the characters just had be going meh. I was so intrigued to get this as it sounded right up my alley. I really didn't care fo...

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Lord Kelvin's Machine - Langdon St. Ives

Lord Kelvin's Machine has been this reader's introduction to James P. Blaylock and a very good one. The reason(s) for this involve good characters, an interesting storyline, and, naturally, steampunk. While the last may not necessarily be e...

4 Stars

Hatshepsut's Collar - The Artifact Hunters #2

I must admit it, I am a massive fan of Egyptian mythology. So when I stumbled upon this series, you can imagine how thrilled I was. In no way whatsoever was I prepared for the wild adventure that awaited me. Author A.W. Exley has spun a mas...

5 Stars

Curse of the Iris - The Jupiter Pirates #2

Jupiter Pirates: Curse of the Iris by Jason Fry is a story of Tycho and his siblings who are on the search for an ancient treasure. Tycho holds a secret deal with a security agent who wants something from the treasure. To keep the deal that...

4 Stars

Hunt for the Hydra - The Jupiter Pirates #1

Hunt for the Hydra was a very good read. My daughter thought there were a few boring parts scattered throughout the book yet she still claims it was an awesome read. There was mystery, action, adventure and lots of characters with amusing n...

4 Stars

Kinslayer - The Lotus War Trilogy, #2

Kinslayer for the most part was boring. I nearly didn't make it through book one and well this one was no better. I experienced off the wall names and things that I couldn't pronounce let alone understand what it was. I just ended up having...

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Falling Sky

This is a good dystopian novel. Ben Gold is a hardened survivor and is a pilot down to his very marrow. If he's not sailing above the ground, he's not himself. At first he seems selfish and closed off. Willing to do nearly anything to survi...

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Dead Man's Hand Anthology

I have to admit that when it comes to my reading preferences, I am a bit of a girl. So, the western "shoot out at the O.K. Coral" themed read that I expected from this anthology was a bit out of my comfort zone...to say the least. What I di...

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  • Author: John Joseph Adams
  • Review by: WTFAreYouReading
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Fantasy, Supernatural, * Science Fiction, Steampunk, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Western
  • Publisher: Titan Books

Pendulum - The Neumarian Chronicles, #2

Welcome to the awesome world of steampunk. I normally do not read or enjoy steampunk, but Ms. Knight has changed my mind. Caught up in the action, scenery, characters, traitors, deception, zombies, and a love story on the side, Pendulum wil...

4 Stars
  • Author: Ciara Knight
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Steampunk, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Ciara Knight

A Study in Ashes - Book Three in The Baskerville Affair

This intricately woven tale continues to enthrall with its depiction of a remarkable society where progress in mechanical and chemical sciences intersect with manipulations using magic and arcane elements. The delightful utilization of key...

5 Stars

Silver Mirrors - An Apparatus Infernum Novel, #2

Inspectors Ritsuki and Mikani are called in for an important mission right on the heels of their last job; the one that almost killed them. The city is overrun with strange happenings, magic interfering with technology. The Counsel has requ...

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A Study in Darkness - Book Two in The Baskerville Affair

This delightful steampunk tale blends the conventions of the beloved Sherlock Holmes series with an enthralling reimagining of a world where some people have magic and others monopolize the different forms of tangible power. The intriguing...

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Homunculus - Langdon St. Ives

This rather gory steampunk tale would best be appreciated by those who have very strong stomachs and an appreciation for macabre situations. Unfortunately, that does not describe me. I confess that it took me a long time to finish reading t...

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Disenchanted & Co. - Disenchanted & Co., #1

In Disenchanted & Co., authoress Lynn Viehl has created a world where steampunk and magic exist side by side and mysteries abound. This story is a wonderful mix of the old and the new. Old, in the sense that there are definite nods given to...

4 Stars

The Clockwork Wolf - Disenchanted & Co., #2

The Disenchanted & Co. series just keeps getting better and better! The Clockwork Wolf will have readers thrown back into the world of steampunk and magic! Kit is an ever growing heroine that we all love and cherish! She still makes her liv...

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The Doctor and the Dinosaurs - Weird West Tales, #4

The Doctor and the Dinosaur is an excellent read! As usual Mr. Resnick pulls out all reverence to history and places his spin on it from start to finish. Great characterization helps place this novel on the map___ in the middle of a Comanch...

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The Osiris Curse - A Tweed & Nightingale Adventure, #2

Mr. Crilley has created a pleasant steampunk mystery that kept me reading until the end. Like other books in the steampunk genre this book has the prerequisites of steam powered technology and the background setting of Victorian England alo...

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A Study in Silks - Book One in The Baskerville Affair

This blend of steampunk, mystery and historical romance is an intricately woven story that introduces a series that provides a remarkable glimpse of Victorian London as seen through the eyes of a young female. The impressive depth of detail...

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The Doctor and the Rough Rider - Weird West Tales, #3

Mr. Resnick again pulls out all the stops in this stellar western! Strong characters and a well-developed plot aid in making this one for history. Resnick again creates a memorable story. It starts with the news taken from the pages of the...

4 Stars

A Clockwork Heart - Chronicle of Light and Shadow, #2

A Clockwork Heart is book 2 in The Chronicles of Light and Shadow series. I have to say that this one fails to make a good story. I loved book one and couldn’t wait to read book two. But this one fell so flat that I just had to stop reading...

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The Aylesford Skull - Langdon St. Ives

Well Sherlock Holmes should watch his back! Because Professor Langdon is so catching up to him! This was my first book by James P. Blaylock and I wasn’t disappointed in the least. This is the second book with Professor Langdon in it, but I...

4 Stars

The Steam Mole

Dave Freer has written a creative fantasy world readers will enjoy. I found the first of "The Steam Mole" to be a little slow, but the second half I found exciting, and more face paced. The alternate world of Australia is unique, and the ch...

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Clockwork Princess - Infernal Devices

I just finished this book a few minutes ago, and I am sitting her trying to figure out where I should start. But there are so many emotions swirling through me that it is hard to pin point one and go with it. Cassandra Clare is a very talen...

5 Stars

Nefertiti's Heart

I was insatiable in reading Nefertiti's Heart! This was only my second steampunk book and this book is downright amazing. The descriptions in the story make you feel like you are Cara and that your life is literally turned upside down. Whil...

5 Stars

The Lazarus Machine - Tweed & Nightingale Adventures,# 1

The Lazarus Machine is a debut novel from YA author Paul Crilley. Steampunk has definitely made an impression on the YA genre. The Lazarus Machine is unique from other Steampunk YA’s, because it has the essence of a Sherlock Holmes novel. S...

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Escapement - The Neumarian Chronicles, #1

Wow! My first read by Ciara Knight and all I can think of is wow! I loved the characters and the relationships between them. I do not think I have read a book where I have loved or hated a character and jumped so much in one book before. Yo...

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  • Author: Ciara Knight
  • Review by: Missyb0103
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Steampunk, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Ciara Knight

Doktor Glass

Doktor Glass takes place in a believable steam punk variation of Victorian England after the second Boer wars, (nasty bit of history there) at a time when is seems that new technology can accomplish anything. This story draws on Voodoo lore...

4 Stars

The Dragon Men - Clockwork Empire, #3

The Dragon Men by Stephen Harper is quite the adventure! After the events in The Impossible Cube, I had started to wonder if Gavin and Alice would ever make it to China. Right away a giant squid and mutated squid men take Alice and the ship...

4 Stars

The Curious Steambox Affair

The Curious Steambox Affair consists of a nice mix of drama and suspense which leads to murders and Mr. Purefoy being framed for murder. The novel is about a physician’s assistant’s (Alistair Purefoy) experiences during his posting in Edinb...

4 Stars

The Unnaturalists

Tiffany Trent has created something in The Unnaturalists that is unlike anything I have ever read before. The setting is a combination of steampunk and dystopian London, called New London. Unnaturalists study everything unnatural from sphin...

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The Steampunk Gazette

The Steampunk Gazette is an absolutely awesome reference book if you want or need to know anything about the history and development of steampunk. It has lots of beautiful color pictures and details describing most items. There are referenc...

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The Janus Affair - A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel, #2

The Janus Affair provides action, mystery, undercurrents of a personal nature and a pace that is sure to keep a reader's interest. The blend of story, characters, action, mystery, and humor worked really well. The combination of Eliza Braun...

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Incarnation

Lucy Weston has become a vampire and is horrified to discover that Bram Stoker has written a fictitious account of her life in his new novel, Dracula. Determined to discover the truth about her transformation, she finds Bram and he leads he...

4 Stars

The Impossible Cube - A Novel of the Clockwork Empire, 2

The Impossible Cube, second book in the Clockwork Empire series, picks up where The Doomsday Vault left off. Gavin and Alice are traveling as fast as they can to China to find a cure for the clockwork plague that is slowly killing Gavin. Al...

4 Stars

Steampunk Accessories - 20 Projects to Help You Nail the Style

Are you attending a steampunk themed event, interested in some funky crafts or a huge steampunk enthusiast? Well this book will fit you all. The authors do a great job of introducing the reader to what steampunk is and how to make steampunk...

4 Stars

The Impossible Cube - A Novel of the Clockwork Empire, #2

I found The Impossible Cube to have a nice mix of characters, settings, and story. The motivations for the characters may not always be the best, but each of the characters firmly believes in them, and that spills over into the "believeabil...

4 Stars

The Girl in the Clockwork Collar - The Steampunk Chronicles, #2

Kady Cross does an amazing job of providing historical insight and steampunk attractions. The Girl in the Clockwork Collar picks up shortly after where The Girl in the Steel Corset ends. Instead of taking place in England, this sequel takes...

4 Stars
  • Author: Kady Cross
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, * Science Fiction, Steampunk, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Inkyard Press

The Devil Draws Two - The Wild West Adventures of Miles O'Malley

Generally speaking, I like a book that combines different eras, cultures, and "things" together in a new and unique way. I also enjoy the book if the characters are interesting and the pace is good. I enjoyed Mr. Riley's take on the Old Wes...

3 Stars

Masque of the Red Death

Bethany Griffin introduces a very unique take on Edgar Allen Poe's The Masque of the Red Death, and her take is awesome!! This slightly steampunk rendition, will not disappoint its readers and the twists and turns will keep them guessing. I...

4 Stars

Hearts of Smoke and Steam - The Society of Steam, #2

While, for me, Hearts of Smoke and Steam still felt a little bit campy (like its predecessor, The Falling Machine), I did like it a bit more than I did the first book. Part of it, I believe, had to do with seeing how the Paragons moved on a...

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Storm Riders

“Storm Riders” by Karen Michelle Nutt isn’t your typical western. It is a western steampunk tale that takes the readers into a small town called Bodie, a town with a bad reputation. Ace McTavish is being accused of murdering his brother and...

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Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon - Burton & Swinburne, #3

Sir Richard Francis Burton has been asked to return to Africa by Prime Minister, Lord Palmerston. Before the journey even starts though, attempts on his life begin to occur, some even resulting in other people’s death. Still Richard must go...

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The Doctor and the Kid - A Weird West Tale, #2

With the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral behind him, Doc Holiday has moved to Deadwood, Colorado where it's supposed to be easier for him to live his remaining days while suffering from consumption. Unfortunately, he didn't plan on a night of d...

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The Doomsday Vault - A Novel of the Clockwork Empire, #1

To be perfectly frank it took me a long time to get through this book. The concept had me highly motivated to read it as soon as it arrived in my hands, but the beginning slowly ate away at that excitement till I put it down after about fou...

3 Stars

Ghosts by Gaslight - Stories of Steampunk and Supernatural Suspense

Ghosts by Gaslight is a wonderful title. The font and color on the cover will draw you into a spooky mood. The first story in this anthology started out kind of slow and it took me several pages to get into it. By the end of The Iron Shroud...

4 Stars

A Clockwork Fairytale - Clockwork Fairytales, #1

I have to say, "A Clockwork Fairytale" is exactly as described, priests, magic, doodads, and all. If you are attached to steam punk novels, however, that aspect is only lightly handled here, instead falling into a perception of mechanical f...

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