‘The Guns Above’ Has Airships, Kick-Ass Women, and More!

Author: Robyn Bennis Series: Signal Airship #1 Release Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: Tor Books Review Spoilers:  — GoodReads | Amazon  Airships, kick-ass women, and military fiction with a hint of fantasy… I mean, really, what more could you want? The Guns Above is author Robyn Bennis’ debut novel and already she’s starting off strong with […]

Nisi Shawl’s Everfair is One of the Must-Read Speculative Fiction Novels of 2016

Everfair Author: Nisi Shawl Release Date: September 6, 2016 Publisher: Tor Books Genre(s): Alternative History, Steampunk Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon  On rare occasion there are books that manage to captivate you long before you ever get to read them. Their mere premise becomes enticing. Nisi Shawl’s Everfair was that sort of book for me. It promised […]

‘Gutter Magic #1’ Introduces a Fascinating New Urban Fantasy Tale

Gutter Magic #1 Author: Rich Douek Artists: Brett Barkley Release Date: January 13, 2016 Publisher: Comics Experience Genre(s): Urban Fantasy Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers: Mild The previously self-published Gutter Magic hits the shelves of your local comics shop today and it’s definitely worth picking up! Last month, we spoke with writer Rich Douek and provided a preview […]

“Lantern City #1” Takes Us To A Dark World Ripe for Revolution

Lantern City #1 Writer: Paul Jenkins & Matthew Daley Artist: Carlos Magno Release Date: May 13, 2015 Publisher: Archaia Source: BOOM! Studios DRC Genre(s): Steampunk Rating: ????? Review Spoilers:  Low Lantern City is one of those series that almost seems tailor fit to suit my interests. It just takes so many of the things I like and […]

“The Spiritglass Charade” Makes Colleen Gleason’s Steampunk Crossover Series Even Greater

The Spiritglass Charade Author: Colleen Gleason Series: Stoker & Holmes #2 Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher: Chronicle Books Source: Edelweiss DRC Genre(s): Young Adult, Steampunk, Fantasy Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon Talk about surprises. Somehow The Spiritglass Charade is even better than the first book in the series. Colleen Gleason, you’re killing me here! […]

“The Clockwork Scarab” Gives Us An Awesome Victorian Steampunk Crossover Featuring Some Kickass Ladies

The Clockwork Scarab Author: Colleen Gleason Series: Stoker & Holmes #1 Release Date: September 17, 2013 Publisher: Chronicle Books Source: Edelweiss DRC Genre(s): Young Adult, Steampunk, Fantasy Rating: ★★★★☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon I am in love with the Stoker and Holmes books. I wasn’t expecting this. I’m not much of a steampunk fan and, while the […]

The Casebook of Newbury and Hobbes is a Nice Little Steampunk Romp but Do Yourself a Favor and Read the Other Books First

The Casebook of Newbury and Hobbes Author: George Mann Release Date: September 24, 2013 Publisher: Titan Books Source: Titan Books Genre(s): Steampunk, Mystery, Crime Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon These days Sherlock Holmes is all the rage. Okay, so, let’s be real. Ever since his inception Sherlock Holmes has been all the rage. There have […]

Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares

Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Author: James Lovegrove Release Date: August 27, 2013 Publisher: Titan Books Source: Titan Books Genre(s): Mystery Review Spoilers: Moderate GoodReads | Amazon James Lovegrove’s greatest strength in writing Sherlock Holmes: The Stuff of Nightmares is his grasp of Holmes and Watson’s voices as originally written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Despite […]