Mini Review: “Ironskin” by Tina Connolly

My review of “Ironskin” is a part of a mini-review series to write about books that I read while on blogging hiatus last fall.  I had originally planned to write about it during the R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril challenge. Tina Connolly’s Ironskin is a young adult re-imagining of the the story of Jane Eyre, but withRead more

“Morlock Night” by K. W. Jeter

I received a copy of Morlock Night by K.W. Jeter from the fine folks at Angry Robot in exchange for an honest review.  Angry Robot puts out some awesome books, and if you haven’t already, you should definitely check them out. Morlock Night is a steampunk novel that picks up where H. G. Wells’ The Time MachineRead more

“A Conspiracy of Alchemists” by Liesel Schwarz

Good evening everyone!  Today is my stop on the TLC Book Tour of Liesel Schwarz’s debut novel, “A Conspiracy of Alchemists,” which is the first book in the Chronicles of Light and Shadow series. “A Conspiracy of Alchemists” is a steampunk paranormal adventure.  Our protagonist, a young pilot named Elle, agrees to deliver a ratherRead more

“The Iron Wyrm Affair” by Lilith Saintcrow

“The Iron Wyrm Affair” by Lilith Saintcrow is a delightful blend of steampunk and mystery set in an alternate version of Dickensian Britain.  Mr. Archibald Clare is a Mentath, which means that he has the superpower of deduction.  When the corpses of Mentaths (some of which have had certain body parts removed) begin turning up,Read more

“The Time Machine” by H. G. Wells

After reading “Before the Storm” by Marian Perera, I decided that I need more steampunk in my life.  After consulting a bunch of random lists on the internet, I came to the conclusion that I ought to read something by H. G. Wells before delving into modern steampunk, as his ideas provide an inspiration to manyRead more