The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry

April 16th, 2012 Kimberly Review 0 Comments

16th Apr
The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry

The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry is a steampunk fiction set in an alternate late 1800s world. I love steampunk and was immediately drawn to the spectacular cover. Sprinkled with history, steampunk contraptions and strange folk known as Peculiars this novel kept me entertained.

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Cinder by Marissa Meyer

January 16th, 2012 Kimberly Review 0 Comments

16th Jan
Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder is Marissa Meyer’s debut novel, and in this readers opinion she knocked the ball out of the park for a Grand Slam home run. Cinder offers a futuristic, steampunk re-telling of the fairytale Cinderella. The world-building is magical with amazing characters and a plot that has endless possibilities. Meyer’s writing style is lovely and the tale was beautifully written. While some of the tale is very predictable Meyer’s creates a storyline and world that are both unique and fascinating.

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Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

October 24th, 2011 Kimberly Review 2 Comments

24th Oct
Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

Dearly, Departed is a YA steampunk novel with a splash of romance. It contains elements of horror fantasy and a post-apocalyptic dystopia. This is Lia Habel’s debut novel and despite some flaws, I found it to be refreshing and delightful.

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