Steampunk

A Swift and Savage Tide (A Captain Kit Brightling Novel Book 2) by Chloe Neill: Fantastic

Captain Kit Brightling is Aligned to the magic of the sea, which makes her an invaluable asset to the Saxon Isles and its monarch, Queen Charlotte. The Isles and its allies will need every advantage they can get: Gerard Rousseau, the former Gallic emperor and scourge of the Continent, has escaped his island prison to …

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City of Illusion by Victoria Ying: Delightful

It’s been a peaceful three months since Hannah Morgan and Ever Barnes saved their beloved Oskars, and activated the powers of their city’s Megantic. Ever now lives with the Morgan family and the two children watch over and learn more about Oskar (the Megantic) every day. But their conflict-free days come to an abrupt end …

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Gearbreakers by Zoe Hana Mikuta: Glorious, Heartbreaking, and Powerful

Two girls on opposite sides of a war discover they’re fighting for a common purpose―and falling for each other―in Zoe Hana Mikuta’s high-octane debut Gearbreakers. We went past praying to deities and started to build them instead… The shadow of Godolia’s tyrannical rule is spreading, aided by their giant mechanized weapons known as Windups. War …

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Book Review: Lightning Wolves by David Lee Summers

Review: Lightning Wolves by David Lee Summers Originally posted January 18, 2019   It’s 1877 and Russians forces occupy the Pacific Northwest. They are advancing into California. New weapons have proven ineffective or dangerously unstable. The one man who can help has disappeared into Apache Country, hunting ghosts. A healer and a former sheriff lead …

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Book Review: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato

Book Review: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato   Originally posted October 30, 2018   Thanks to her geomantic magic, Ingrid has successfully eluded Ambassador Blum, the power-hungry kitsune who seeks to achieve world domination for the Unified Pacific. But using her abilities has taken its toll: Ingrid’s body has been left severely weakened, and …

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Book Review: Call of Fire by Beth Cato

Book Review: Call of Fire by Beth Cato   When an earthquake devastates San Francisco in an alternate 1906, the influx of geomantic energy nearly consumes Ingrid Carmichael. Bruised but alive, the young geomancer flees the city with her friends, Cy, Lee, and Fenris. She is desperate to escape Ambassador Blum, the cunning and dangerous …

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Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato

Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato Originally posted Oct. 16, 2018 In an alternate 1906, the United States and Japan have forged a powerful confederation— the Unified Pacific—in an attempt to dominate the world. Their first target is a vulnerable China. In San Francisco, headstrong secretary Ingrid Carmichael is assisting a group of …

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Book Review: The Clockwork Crown by Beth Cato

 Originally posted October 9, 2018 Book Review: The Clockwork Crown by Beth Cato. Narrowly surviving assassination and capture, Octavia Leander, a powerful magical healer, is on the run with handsome Alonzo Garrett, the Clockwork Dagger who forfeited his career with the Queen’s secret society of spies and killers—and possibly his life—to save her. Now, they …

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Book Review: The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato

Book Review: The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato Orphaned as a child, Octavia Leander was doomed to grow up on the streets until Miss Percival saved her and taught her to become a medician. Gifted with incredible powers, the young healer is about to embark on her first mission, visiting suffering cities in the far …

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Book Review: Owl Dance by David Lee Summers

Book Review: Owl Dance by David Lee Summers Owl Dance is a Weird Western steampunk novel. The year is 1876. Sheriff Ramon Morales of Socorro, New Mexico, meets a beguiling woman named Fatemeh Karimi, who is looking to make a new start after escaping the oppression of her homeland. When an ancient life form called …

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