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Lady of Devices – Victorian Feminist Steampunk

Book Review : Lady of Devices Magnificent Devices #1 By Shelley Adina e-book Spoiler Alert! Summary London, 1889. Victoria is Queen. Charles Darwin’s son is Prime Minister. And steam is the power that runs the world. At 17, Claire Trevelyan, … Continue reading

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“The Obsidian Mirror” – Can The Chronoptika Series Live Up To “Incarceron”?

Book Review: The Obsidian Mirror By Catherine Fisher Spoiler Alert! Jake’s father disappears while working on mysterious experiments with the obsessive, reclusive Oberon Venn. Jake is convinced Venn has murdered him. But the truth he finds at the snow-bound Wintercombe … Continue reading

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“Seraphina” – What Could Be Added to the Mythology of Dragons?

Book Review : Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Spoiler Alert! I am actually going to avoid spoilers to the best of my ability so you can discover this fun book for yourself. The dragons and the people in the kingdom of … Continue reading

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“The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate” – Beautifully Innocent and Thought Provoking

Book Review : The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly Spoiler Alert! Calpurnia Virginia Tate, or Callie Vee is the only daughter in a house overrun with boys and noise in the hot summer of 1899 in Texas. After … Continue reading

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