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Gloriana
3.64
liked it
in a far more lush and gothic olde england, a decidedly NOT virgin queen rules over a golden age of expansion, exploration, and harmony. a secret popu ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.69
really liked it
a strange, rambling book that takes half of its length to finally get off the ground and decide what the point is going to be, you never notice until ...more
May 12, 2012
May 10, 2012
 
All You Zombies
4.07
liked it
The utterly fantastic movie adaptation 'Predestination' leaves in all the weird sex (yes, it's a very Heinlein story) but removes the dated misogyny w ...more
Apr 26, 2016
Apr 26, 2016
 
The Alchemist of Souls (Night's Masque, #1)
3.48
it was ok
it's clear by every "god's teeth!" and "zounds!" that 'alchemist of souls' was lovingly researched. it tells the story of a down-on-his-luck minor nob ...more
Jul 06, 2014
Jun 03, 2014
 
Marvel 1602
3.93
liked it
even though it feels a whole lot like an endless name-drop, Gaiman's 1602 is a fun re-imagining of the laundry list of all of Marvel's major character ...more
Feb 24, 2016
Feb 25, 2016
 
Agatha Heterodyne and the Beetleburg Clank (Girl Genius, #1)
4.13
liked it
test drive volume 1 by reading daily installments at the authors' web page:

http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic...

volume 1 is the prologue of the sto
...more
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 11, 2015
 
Bitter Seeds (Milkweed Triptych, #1)
3.74
really liked it
if the top of the back-cover blurb strikes your interest, go for it: "It’s 1939. The Nazis have supermen, the British have demons."

at the dawn of WW2,
...more
Dec 15, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, #1)
3.87
liked it
3.5 stars.

Meljean Brook has written one of the best examples of steampunk i've come across. this isn't a victorian fantasy where everyone inexplicably
...more
Nov 27, 2014
Dec 17, 2012
 
The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne, #1)
3.68
it was ok
a book this jam-packed with POW! BOOM! ZOWIE! ideas shouldn't be, essentially, a big snooze. Sir Richard Francis Burton (we're reminded of his 100% co ...more
Jan 24, 2012
Apr 30, 2011
 
God Save the Queen (The Immortal Empire, #1)
3.85
really liked it
starts off as eye-rollingly silly as the blurb makes it sound, but manages to very quickly get right on track as a snappy-paced swashbuckler of a UF/a ...more
Mar 31, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.91
really liked it
A delightfully charming adventure story that takes plenty of old tropes into fun new places, Leviathan is the sort of book that has me checking out th ...more
Feb 13, 2016
Sep 22, 2015
 
The Man in the High Castle
3.66
liked it
None
May 17, 2010
May 15, 2010
 
Pavane
3.70
None
not set
Aug 26, 2012
 
Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, #2)
4.14
really liked it
None
Jan 2003
Apr 08, 2012
 
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Vol. 2 )
3.94
None
not set
Apr 26, 2013
 
The Armor of Light
3.76
None
not set
Sep 28, 2013
 
New Amsterdam (New Amsterdam, #1)
3.55
None
not set
Oct 09, 2012
 
Cold Fire (Spiritwalker, #2)
3.93
really liked it
None
Mar 23, 2017
Jan 12, 2014
 
The Coldest War (Milkweed Triptych, #2)
4.11
None
not set
Mar 25, 2014
 
Necessary Evil (Milkweed Triptych, #3)
4.04
None
not set
Mar 25, 2014
 
The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
3.91
it was amazing
None
Jan 2002
Apr 08, 2012
 
The Shadow of Albion (Carolus Rex, #1)
3.77
None
not set
Aug 15, 2014
 
A Secret History (Book of Ash,  #1)
3.62
None
not set
Apr 08, 2012
 
Agatha Heterodyne and the Airship City (Girl Genius, #2)
4.32
really liked it
None
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 11, 2015
 
Agatha Heterodyne and the Monster Engine (Girl Genius, #3)
4.42
really liked it
None
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 11, 2015
 
Escape to Other Worlds with Science Fiction
3.30
liked it
None
Jan 16, 2012
Jan 14, 2012
 
Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
4.18
None
not set
Feb 13, 2016
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.70
None
not set
Jul 10, 2011
 
Farthing (Small Change, #1)
3.80
None
not set
Jul 20, 2010
 
The Philosopher Kings (Thessaly, #2)
3.90
None
not set
Aug 20, 2016
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