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review: The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry

The Peculiars Maureen Doyle McQuerry Amulet Books/YA fiction, historical Release Date: May 1, 2012 This dark and thrilling adventure, with an unforgettable heroine, will captivate fans of steampunk, fantasy, and romance. On her 18th birthday, Lena Mattacascar¬†decides to search for her father, who disappeared into the northern wilderness of Scree when Lena was young. Scree […]

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review: The Demi-Monde Winter by Rod Rees

The Demi-Monde: Winter Rod Rees Harper Collins/adult fiction Release date: ¬†January 1, 2012 Welcome to the Demi-Monde, a simulated world of cruelty, violence, and chaos run by psychopaths, madmen, and fanatics. And if you die in the Demi-Monde, you die in the Real World . . . ¬† The most sophisticated, complex, and unpredictable computer […]

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review: A Clockwork Christmas (anthology)

A Clockwork Christmas: A Steampunk Christmas Anthology Various Carina Press/fiction, anthology Release Date: December 5, 2011 We Wish You a Steampunk Christmas —Changed forever after tragedy, a woman must draw strength from her husband’s love. A man learns that love isn’t always what you expect. A thief steals the heart of a vengeful professor. And […]

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