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The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne, #1)
This was a weird one for me. Not just because it was a weird book, but also because it's a really mixed review. And because it's really hard to write ...more
Feb 23, 2012
Dec 25, 2011
Camera Obscura (The Bookman Histories, #2)
Tidhar based this story more on movies than novels for his references, so I missed most of them, but the book was still enjoyable. Milady was a more c ...more
May 24, 2015
May 25, 2015
The Bookman (The Bookman Histories, #1)
3.5 stars. I went in prepared to give it the benefit of the doubt because I'd read a bit of the author's short fiction and knew he was both very creat ...more
May 24, 2015
Jul 06, 2013
The Rithmatist (Rithmatist, #1)
Sanderson is the most brilliant at creating worlds and characters and systems of magic that are instantly accessible. Within moments of starting the b ...more
May 28, 2013
May 17, 2013
Girl Genius Omnibus Volume One: Agatha Awakens
Very clever and entertaining. I can't really judge how I'd have felt about each individual comic, I can't quite tell where the breaks would have falle ...more
Jun 04, 2013
May 31, 2013
Clockwork Angels
3.5 stars. This book is a fascinating collaboration between author Kevin J. Anderson, Rush lyricist Neil Peart, and featuring art by Huge Syme. It's p ...more
Jan 19, 2013
Sep 03, 2012
Dead Iron (Age of Steam, #1)
This was a really fun book. I'm not normally a big fan of historical romances or steampunk, but I am a fan of Devon Monk's Allie Beckstrom series, so ...more
Aug 15, 2011
Jan 24, 2011
Tin Swift (Age of Steam, #2)
3.5 stars. There was a lot to love about this book. It started with what might be the most stunning cover I've ever seen, I really couldn't get enough ...more
Nov 05, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
Girl Genius, Vol. 4: Agatha Heterodyne and the Circus of Dreams
So the Heterodynes were bad news until "the boys" and the Baron was friends with her dad? The story is developing a lot of layers as it progresses. Th ...more
Jun 05, 2013
Jun 06, 2013
Bronze Gods (Apparatus Infernum, #1)
I want to write a longer review, and hope I get to it soon, but for now I'll say that it was well-done and fun. I liked the mystery and the chemistry ...more
May 14, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Heartless (Parasol Protectorate, #4)
I loved it. I laughed out loud more than with any book I can remember. It's just the wit and the phrases she uses and the way she puts things together ...more
Aug 21, 2011
Feb 07, 2011
Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)
What really makes the series work, as much as I'm firmly team Jem (because I'm old and in favor of less drama probably) is that it's really impossible ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
Girl Genius, Vol. 5: Agatha Heterodyne and the Clockwork Princess (Girl Genius #5)
So much fun, and so beautiful to look at that it lifts my mood whenever I'm reading it.
Jul 05, 2013
Jun 06, 2013
Cold Copper (Age of Steam, #3)
Aug 02, 2013
Jun 08, 2013
The Greyfriar (Vampire Empire, #1)
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Aug 24, 2011
All Men of Genius
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Sep 01, 2011
The Iron Thorn (Iron Codex, #1)
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Jan 25, 2012
Infernal Devices
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Mar 11, 2014
Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, #5)
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Jan 05, 2012
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