Books

The Silver Skull

Title: The Silver Skull Author: Anne Renwick Publisher: 2017 Blurb: Lady Olivia is not all she seems. Trained for marriage to an assigned political target, her skills lie in programming household steambots to serve tea, dress her hair… and sound the alarm while she picks locks and listens at doors. Humiliated by a failed assignment,… Continue reading The Silver Skull

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The Golden Spider

Title: The Golden Spider Author: Anne Renwick Publisher: 2016 Blurb: London papers scream of dirigible attacks, kraken swarms, and lung-clogging, sulfurous fogs. But a rash of gypsy murders barely rates mention. Lady Amanda is tired of having both her intelligence and her work dismissed. After blackmailing her way into medical school, she catches the eye… Continue reading The Golden Spider

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Symphony of the Wind: SPFBO Finalist

Title: Symphony of the Wind Author: Steven McKinnon Rating: 8 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: A bounty hunter with a death wish. A girl with fearsome powers. A kingdom on the brink of destruction. Serena dreams of leaving her harsh desert home behind in her very own airship. But when… Continue reading Symphony of the Wind: SPFBO Finalist

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Of Silk and Steam

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Of Silk and Steam Author: Bec McMaster Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca, March 2015 Blurb: Enemies. Allies. Lovers. When her beloved father was assassinated, Lady Aramina swore revenge. The man responsible is well beyond her grasp, but his dangerously seductive heir, Leo Barrons, is fair game. When Mina obtains evidence proving that Leo is… Continue reading Of Silk and Steam

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Karen Memory

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Karen Memory Author: Elizabeth Bear Publisher: Tor, Feb. 2015 Blurb: "You ain't gonna like what I have to tell you, but I'm gonna tell you anyway. See, my name is Karen Memery, like memory only spelt with an e, and I'm one of the girls what works in the Hôtel Mon Cherie… Continue reading Karen Memory

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Reading Outlook for 2018

I have a lot of books I want to read. Not surprising, right? But sometimes, that fact becomes ridiculously overwhelming, especially when I'm trying to decide what to read next. With the goal of reading at least 40 books this year (but hoping for more), I wanted to make a list of the books that,… Continue reading Reading Outlook for 2018

Books

Inherit the Flame

Holy shit. I don't think I'm going to do this book review justice, because...wow. Talk about a way to end a trilogy. I'm actually at a loss from words, here. To the point that, I'm not exactly sure what to even talk about, this book was that good. Should I mention that I read it in… Continue reading Inherit the Flame