Ghost Talkers is an ideal summer vacation read if you like historical and paranormal fiction. Set in Le Havre during World War I, it’s about a team of women who are helping the British troops by serving as mediums. Their role is to channel the dead,… Continue Reading “Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal”
My husband and I disagree about Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series. He wanted to like them but didn’t find that the alternative history involving the dragons made sense, and that bothered him enough that he didn’t continue reading. The issue is basically this: a world… Continue Reading “League of Dragons by Naomi Novik”
Spring-Heeled Jack is pretty much what you’d expect it to be – it’s good, fun steampunk set in an alternate version of Victorian England. The “twist” is that it actually explains how the alternate reality came to be. It also involves a whole cast… Continue Reading “Review: The Strange Affair of Spring-Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder”
In my last post, I recommended a book called Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld. Westerfeld is one of my favorite YA writers. He’s written the Uglies and Midnighters series, and this latest series is set in 1914 in a steampunk version of World War I.… Continue Reading “Review: Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld”
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