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Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
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Dec 31, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: sci-fi, 2010, hugo-nominees-2010
Read from March 10 to 15, 2010 — I own a copy

Cherie Priest has done a wonderful job with this novel. It's fun, exciting, and fun. The pacing is perfect, the dialog is good, and the exposition is well done. Priest is very good at letting the background story unfold via the characters' dialog, the action, and the setting. Even though this story has zombies, I chose to call this steampunk masterpiece science fiction rather than fantasy or horror because it is about the use and misuse of science and technology. I really had a lot of fun reading this book. It's probably only a 4 star book but I gave it 5 because of the enjoyment factor.
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