The Buried Life by Carrie Patel

18 August 2014 Natassia 0

The thrill of Steampunk investigation captures the reader in Carrie Patel’s The Buried Life. With a setting that is reminiscent of a post apocalyptic Victorian island, Patel weaves a tale of intrigue. A charming ensemble makes the plot immersive and creates an altogether good read. The gaslight and shadows of […]

The Clockwork Wolf by Lynn Viehl

17 May 2014 Natassia 1

Bringing more investigation into her latest installment of  The Disenchanted & Co. steampunk series, Lynn Viehl creates a delightful story with The Clockwork Wolf. Romance takes a back seat to the intrigue and adventure, creating an all around amusing tale. Doing a favor for deathmage Lucien Dredmore, Kit agrees to interview […]

The Revenant of Thraxton Hall by Vaughn Entwistle

26 March 2014 Natassia 0

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is brought to life in Vaughn Entwistle’s The Revenant of Thraxton Hall. With an ease of writing, Entwistle transports us to the man behind Holmes and creates an intriguing story. Tricksters and phantasms abound as Entwistle keeps us on the edge of our seats trying to […]

Wicked As They Come by Delilah S. Dawson

6 March 2014 Casey 0

Over the years, I’ve heard some readers talk about how books should stick with one genre and leave it at that. If that were an actual rule, Wicked As They Come by Delilah S. Dawson would completely shattered that rule. Wicked As They Come has everything: Vampires that aren’t really […]

Scarlet Devices by Delphine Dryden

24 February 2014 Natassia 0

The second novel in Delphine Dryden’s Steam and Seduction series, Scarlet Devices, takes steampunk romance to the races and plays out like a standalone novel, with little need to read the prior book. Dryden takes the expansive backdrop of the U.S and turns it into a cross-country trip, complete with stops at […]

Disenchanted & Co. by Lynn Viehl

21 February 2014 Natassia 0

Lynn Viehl twists a tale mixing paranormal, romance and steampunk in Disenchanted & Co., the first in her new series. Viehl creates a neat alternate reality where America lost the Revolutionary War and despite being past WW1, is still in a Victorian state of development. This setting makes the world […]

A Study in Darkness by Emma Jane Holloways

12 January 2014 Natassia 0

Intrigue abounds in A Study in Darkness, the second installment of Emma Jane Holloway’s Baskerville Affair Trilogy. Picking up several months after A Study in Silks , the story plays out like a true sophomore entry. While not as thrilling or as creative as the first, Holloway contrasted the prior society […]

Fiddlehead by Cherie Priest

5 January 2014 Natassia 0

Cherie Priest’s renowned Clockwork Century Series continues in the fifth installment Fiddlehead. At the close of the civil war, Priest thrusts the reader into political plans. With a heavy emphasis on reunification, Priest shifts the story to DC. Though Priest has proven in the past to be a masterful storyteller, […]

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Bronze Gods by A. A. Aguirre

3 January 2014 Natassia 1

The writing duo A.A Aguirre brings to life a charming quirky addition to the steampunk genre in Bronze Gods. This first installment of the new Apparatus Infernum series gives us a world where fae and steam meet in a stellar fashion. The fun doesn’t stop with the mix of tech […]

A Study in Silks by Emma Jane Holloway

20 November 2013 Natassia 0

In the debut novel of the new Baskerville Affair Trilogy, Emma Jane Holloway puts her own spin on steampunk with A Study in Silks. Unlike any other Sherlock spin off I’ve read, Holloway mixes humor with intrigue and magic with science. There are neat concepts at each turn and Holloway […]

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A Thousand Perfect Things by Kay Kenyon

31 October 2013 Natassia 1

Kay Kenyon brings to life a tale reminiscent of true Victorian style with the added mysticism of magic in A Thousand Perfect Things. With a Victorian sensibility of the exotic, Kenyon infuses her mythical world with the real life relations of Britain and India. Kenyon’s storytelling lends itself to the […]

A Conspiracy of Alchemists by Liesel Schwarz

19 May 2013 Natassia 0

Liesel Schwarz starts off with a bang in A Conspiracy of Alchemists, the first installment of the Chronicles of Light & Shadow. An alternate history tale, Schwarz brings elements of steampunk to her adventure. Readers and non-readers alike will feel at home with the familiar themes and no-frills take. LEAVE […]

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The Steampunk Gazette by Major Tinker

25 February 2013 Natassia 0

A creatively informative compilation, The Steampunk Gazette is a go to guide for information on all things steampunk. The editor-in-chief, John Naylor aka Major Tinker, shares his unique view of steampunk. The Steampunk Gazette is more than just the expressions of one man as it encompasses various aspects of steampunk […]

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Power Under Pressure by Andrew P. Mayer

24 February 2013 Natassia 0

The Society of Steam trilogy concludes in Andrew P. Mayer’s Power Under Pressure. I dived right into reading directly after finishing Hearts of Smoke and Steam and was glad I did. Each plot twist was cleverly wrapped up in Power Under Pressure and as a whole, the trilogy stands as […]