Book Review: Mist, Metal, and Ash by Gwendolyn Clare

Summary: Worlds collide in this thrilling sequel to the epic, imaginative, acclaimed fantasy Ink, Iron, and Glass. In an alternate 19th-century Italy, Elsa has an incredible gift: she can craft new worlds with precise lines of script written in books. But political extremists have stolen the most dangerous book ever scribedโ€•one that can rewrite the … Continue reading Book Review: Mist, Metal, and Ash by Gwendolyn Clare

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Friday Favorite Five: Books With Steampunk Elements

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here. Favorite Five Books With Steampunk Elements Steampunk these days is such a murky category. Is it science fiction? Is it fantasy? Well, a lot of 'steampunk' these days seem to be both, and that's just fine by me! Here are … Continue reading Friday Favorite Five: Books With Steampunk Elements

Book Review: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato

Summary: Thanks to her geomantic magic, Ingrid has successfully eluded Ambassador Blum, the power-hungry kitsune who seeks to achieve world domination for the United Pacific. But using her abilities has taken its toll: Ingridโ€™s body has been left severely weakened, and she must remain on the run with her friends Cy and Fenris. Hoping to … Continue reading Book Review: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato

I don't always have much going on during Wednesday's around here so I thought I'd participate in one of the Wednesday meme's now and then. I don't know if I'll stick with this every week, but it may be something I participate in once in a while, we'll see how things go. ๐Ÿ™‚ Can't-Wait Wednesday, … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Roar of Sky by Beth Cato

Book Review: Call of Fire by Beth Cato

Call of Fire is the second book in Beth Cato's steampunk alt-hist adventure series Blood of Earth. Summary: When an earthquake devastates San Francisco in an alternate 1906, the influx of geomantic energy nearly consumes Ingrid Carmichael. Bruised but alive, the young geomancer flees the city with her friends, Cy, Lee, and Fenris. She is … Continue reading Book Review: Call of Fire by Beth Cato

Book Review: Timeless by Gail Carriger

Timeless by Gail Carriger is the fifth and final book in her Parasol Protectorate series. Summary:ย  Alexia Tarabotti, Lady Maccon, has settled into domestic bliss. Of course, being Alexia, such bliss involves integrating werewolves into London High society, living in a vampire's second best closet, and coping with a precocious toddler who is prone to … Continue reading Book Review: Timeless by Gail Carriger

Book Review: Ink, Iron, and Glass by Gwendolyn Clare

Full disclosure: I ended up with an ARC copy of this in my book pile back in September while attending the Baltimore Book Festival. Since the book is being released later this month I thought it was a good time to dive in. Ink, Iron, and Glass takes place in an alternate version of the … Continue reading Book Review: Ink, Iron, and Glass by Gwendolyn Clare