Steampunk Category

Book Review: The Transference Engine by Julia Verne St. John

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. The Transference Engine by Julia Verne St. John Mogsy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars Genre: Fantasy, Steampunk Series: Book 1 Publisher: DAW (July 5, 2016) Length: 320 pages Author Information: Website Julia Verne St. John’s fantasy steampunk alternate history novel The […]

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Waiting on Wednesday 05/18/16

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that lets us feature upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on! Mogsy’s Pick The Liberation by Ian Tregillis (December 6, 2016 by Orbit) Everything that has been building up and brewing in the first two books of the Alchemy Wars trilogy will finally culminate in […]

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Exclusive Cover Reveal & Excerpt: The Transference Engine by Julia Verne St. John

Today I’m totally thrilled to break out a cover reveal for a book I’ve had my eye on for a while, and with thanks to DAW Books/Penguin, we also have an exclusive excerpt of Chapter 1 to share. It’s no secret that I was excited when I got to get my hands on a copy […]

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Book Review: The Falconer by Elizabeth May

The Falconer by Elizabeth May Genre: Steampunk, fantasy Series: The Falconer #1 Publisher: Gollancz (September 2013) Author Info: elizabethmaywrites.com Wendy’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars “Kiaran and I have little connection beyond our names. We battle, bleed and hunt together almost every night. He teaches me how to slaughter in the most effective, brutal ways possible. But […]

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YA Weekend: Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Revenge and the Wild by Michelle Modesto Mogsy’s Rating: 2.5 of 5 stars Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Balzer + Bray (February 2, 2016) Length: 384 pages Author Information: Website | Twitter It’s a real shame this book and […]

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Book Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Cinder Spires Publisher: Roc (9/29/15) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Jim Butcher. I am a big fan. I will read any new Dresden Files book as […]

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Audiobook Review: The Rising by Ian Tregillis

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. The Rising by Ian Tregillis Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 2 of The Alchemy Wars Publisher: Hachette Audio (12/1/15) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating (Overall): 4 of 5 stars Narrator: Chris Kayser | Length: 12 hrs 47 min I loved Ian Tregillis’ The Mechanical, and I’m […]

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YA Weekend Book Review: Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff Series: Lotus Wars #1 Genre: Steampunk, Fantasy, Young Adult Publisher:  Thomas Dunne Books (September 2012) Author Info: misterkristoff.wordpress.com Wendy’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 The praise surrounding this book focuses almost entirely on its Japanese steampunk setting. This is certainly a unique setting, considering how often the genre is set in North American […]

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Book Review: The Kingmakers by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith

A review copy was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. The Kingmakers by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 3 of Vampire Empire Publisher: Pyr (9/4/12) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars I was so happy when I found out that Clay Griffith and […]

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Novella Review: Tales of the Captain Duke by Rebecca Diem

Tales of the Captain Duke by Rebecca Diem Genre: Steampunk, pirates Publisher: Woolf Like Me Publishing (2014, 2015) Author Info: http://www.rebeccadiem.com I had the good fortune of meeting Rebecca Diem by chance at Fan Expo Canada this past summer, and I’m so glad I did! I picked up a copy of her book and quickly […]

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