Tag Archives: steampunk

Best Novel Nominees Reading Update

Yesterday I finished the fourth Best Novel (2016 Hugo Awards) nominee out of five.  Butcher’s Aeronaut’s Windlass surprised me.  I’ve previously read selections from his Dresden Files and from the Codex Alera series, but this novel, the first in his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stormdancer by Kristoff (4 Stars)

Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff 4 out of 5 stars Read in late August 2014 Synopsis from MacMillan’s site: Stormdancer is the first in the epic new fantasy series The Lotus War, introducing an unforgettable heroine and a stunningly original dystopian steampunk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Peacemaker by Stewart (4 Stars)

Peacemaker by K.A. Stewart 3.5-4 out of 5 stars Read January 2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: Caleb Marcus is a Peacemaker, a roving lawman tasked with maintaining the peace and bringing control to magic users on the frontier. A Peacemaker isn’t supposed … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Hugo (2011)

Hugo (2011) 4 out of 5 stars Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction and Best Visual Effects Nebula Nominee I squeeed with delight when I got the e-mail from Netflix on Monday afternoon that they … Continue reading

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Book Review: Leviathan by Westerfeld

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld My rating: 3 of 5 stars I read this in mid June 2011 as a member of the Fantasy Book Club group read. A quick, easy read, as I expected from a young adult novel, and … Continue reading

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