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Book Review: Monstress by Marjorie Liu

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, I chose to review a graphic novel made by women, of women, and for all.  In a rare team-up, the author (Marjorie Liu), illustrator (Sana Takeda), and editor (Jennifer M. Smith) are all women, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Have you ever wanted to write a book, but never seem to have the time? What if I told you that you might have already written it, just in an alternate universe…? That is the core concept behind Genevieve Cogman’s … Continue reading

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My 13-year-old son just said he likes “steampunk.” What in the world is that?

Steampunk is a genre of science fiction that features advanced technology in a historical setting, usually steam-powered technology in the Victorian era, but not always. And generally there’s lots of adventure – famous explorers, pirate captains, mad scientists, independent women, … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Men of Genius by Lev AC Rosen

The story is based in Victorian London, steampunk style. This is the industrial age where steam-power is king while converging with fantasy and science fiction. Violet Adams is a scientific genius determined that she will not be held back by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (Sound Recording)

Victorian England greets Tessa Gray, come from America to join her brother and only relative, in very strange ways.  Within moments of disembarking from her journey, she is taken captive and soon forced into a world she could scarcely have … Continue reading

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