[DWJ] OT: Steampunk

Ehsan Roudiani es at historicalfact.com
Thu May 26 03:53:43 EDT 2011

I'll second the votes for Philip Reeve (but read with hanky ready,  
they're pretty brutally sad in places).


> 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.

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