[DWJ] OT: Steampunk

Hallie O'Donovan hallieod at gmail.com
Thu May 26 03:47:41 EDT 2011


I can help with the side note, at least - The Queen's Thief series is not
finished!  MWT has said there 'should be two more'.

Hallie

On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 1:12 AM, Elizabeth Parks <henx19 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> I was wondering if you could help me out with some recommendations for
> steampunk books.  I got my boyfriend to read the first two books in Scott
> Westerfeild's Leviathan trilogy, and he really liked them, and was
> interested in more, but it's not a genre I've had a lot of experience with.
>  I did a few searches from list history, and came up with some votes for
> Philip Reeve and some votes against Gail Carriger.  In the past, I've
> really
> liked Stephenson's The Diamond Age, enjoyed Meljean Brook's The Iron Seas a
> lot more than I expected to, couldn't get past the first few chapters of
> Cherie Priest's Boneshaker, and that's pretty much the limit of my
> knowledge.  I'd appreciate any suggestions, as well as any input on if
> Boneshaker would be worth picking up again.
>
> Side note: another thing I've tried to get him to read is The Thief series
> by Megan Whalen Turner, which is, as has been remarked on this list before,
> terrifically good.  Does anyone know if it is finished with the publication
> of A Conspiracy of Kings?  I reread it last week and it seemed pretty
> conclusive, but I would love for their to be more.
>
> thank you for your help!
>
> lizzie
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