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Steampunk is a subgenre of speculative fiction, usually set in an anachronistic Victorian or quasi-Victorian alternate history setting. It could be described by the slogan "What the past would look like if the future had happened sooner." The term denotes works set in an era or world where STEAM POWER is still widely used—usually the 19th century, and often set in Victorian era England—but with prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy, such as fictional technological inventions like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, or real technological developments like ...more
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*Romance Readers who love Happily Ever Afters* If this describes you, then you've come to the r…more
[close] *Romance Readers who love Happily Ever Afters* If this describes you, then you've come to the right place. We love to chat about romance novels, humorous book passages (whether intentional or cringe-worthy purple prose), steamy love scenes, available freebie and cheapie novels, crazy cover art, questions about possible TBR books, and anything and everything in between. We give and receive tons of great recommendations and hope you'll share your favorites here, too. All subgenres and heat levels are welcome, but HEAs are pretty much mandatory. ;) Please note that our group is for readers of romance. Active users who are also authors who want to promote their books may post their promo in the specific author thread only. We aim for our refuge to be a drama-free zone, so please respect the group rules and play well with others. We look forward to chatting about romance with you! P.S. Please remember to confirm your understanding that there are promo rules at the time of your request. Detailed rules will be visible in the group upon approval of the request. Thanks!
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If, like us, you enjoy anything paranormal, then this place is for you. This is a bookclub dedic…more
[close] If, like us, you enjoy anything paranormal, then this place is for you. This is a bookclub dedicated to Paranormal (YA & Adult) Fantasy, dystopia, science-fiction with vampires, werewolves, ghosts... Anything out of this world is welcome around here! Each month we have a Book Of The Month club and Reading Challenges. We also have an informal Read-to-Review program and an ongoing We Found Free Ebooks post where you can find paranormal freebies. ABSOLUTELY NO SELF-PROMOTION IS ALLOWED That means authors, and also bloggers and marketers who try to lure people away to outside websites. First time you do it, you will be banned. No warnings. No exceptions.
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A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent …more
[close] A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent Fear (A novel inspired by true crimes) by Lance & James Morcan. This group can also be an intersection of sorts where Deaf and hearing people can engage and learn from each other.
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[close] Welcome to the Odd Tonic Book Club! This is a place where Oddlings can discuss and recommend books. If it's odd, spooky, scary, thrilling, or fantastical, it might just be our latest read of the month! *Must be on Facebook to be part of discussions and book votes*
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