Kinslayer | Jay Kristoff | Book Review

It can be a little hard going from young adult to adult steampunk fantasy, especially when you are used to the large print and snappy pacing of young adult books. Thankfully Jay Kristoff masterfully bridges the gap with his Lotus War series which honestly crosses over quite well. Kinslayer, the sequel to Stormdancer is a very adult […]

The Rithmatist | Brandon Sanderson | Book Review

I am forever and always a fangirl of Brandon Sanderson. There are very, very few of his books that I have not read yet, not including the Wheel of Time books that he wrote when taking over for the deceased Robert Jordan. You guys, this dude, this writer has an AMAZING imagination. He builds these […]

Stormdancer Jay Kristoff Book Review

Perhaps the thing that stuck with me the most after reading Jay Kristoff’s Stormdancer is that I would like an arashitora – a half eagle, half tiger- of my very own. In all seriousness though, Stormdancer is a powerful read about rising up against oppression set against the backdrop of a fictional land called Shima that may […]

Dearly Departed Lia Habel Book Review

Dearly Departed by Lia Habel is a debut that has knocked me dead. Set in an interesting, steampunk world where inhabitants follow Victorian conventions but have modern day technology, characters Nora and Bram live in an age where people reanimate after death due to the Laz virus. Dearly Departed is a sprawling read with a […]

Dead Reckoning Mercedes Lackey Rosemary Edghill Book Review

Zombies and steampunk and post Civil War Reconstruction era Wild West should be the most awesome combination ever, right? Alas, while the concept for Dead Reckoning by Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edghill was excellent, I found the overall execution to be quite lacking. Dead Reckoning specifically focuses on three main characters. Jett Gallatin is a […]

The Battle Of Blood And Ink Jared Axelrod Steve Walker Book Review

The Battle Of Blood And Ink by Jared Axelrod and Steve Walker is a steampunk graphic novel that takes place on a floating city called Amperstam and is an interesting read to pass the day away with. The Battle Of Blood And Ink explores the freedom of press and the risks of  telling the truth […]