Top Five Steampunk Characters of Alltime

Top Five Steampunk Characters of Alltime

1. Carnival – Scar Night “Her Name is Carnival” Carnival is a scarred angel who stalks the city of Deepgate once a month searching for blood . Though she may seem a dark villain, the reader will find as the Deepgate Codex trilogy progresses Carnival...
Books for Kicking off a Steampunk Addiction

Books for Kicking off a Steampunk Addiction

Jumping off into the Steampunk World These are books that aren’t overly difficult to follow and are a good sample of what steampunk is all about. They all rank among the best if not the very best of the genre. The Court of The Air. Stephen Hunt A wonderful and...
A Red Sun Also Rises by Mark Hodder

A Red Sun Also Rises by Mark Hodder

A Red Sun Also Rises is a pleasantly original steampunk book by Mark Hodder. A Red Suns is a break from Hodder’s flagship the now growing Burton and Swinburne Series that explores a completely new world but carries with it the traditional Victorian based...
A review Escapement by Jay Lake

A review Escapement by Jay Lake

Escapement follows three separate but intertwining story-lines of Paulina (a village girl with great powers), AL- Wazir (a british aerostat officer) and Childress (a librarian turned secret order diplomat). They make their way either by foot, airship or by boat across...

Review of Perdido Street Station

Perdido Street Station was the first in China Mieville’s Bas Lag series and the start of what has been coined the “new weird”. Its gritty, dark and imaginative but what is most interesting is its complex story. This book must be read more than once....
Four Overused Steampunk Cliches

Four Overused Steampunk Cliches

4. The Airship The airship journey in a steampunk novel is almost always pointless and generally brings the story to a crawl. Its just that blimps/aerostats/airships are slow moving balloons and don’t do all that much for the imagination. It just feels like an...