Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines (The Hungry City Chronicles #1) by Philip Reeve Scholastic, 2001 373 pages I've always been fascinated by steampunk, possibly because I'm fascinated by all things Victorian. For those unfamiliar with the term, "steampunk" is essentially a combination of Victoriana, industrialism, and technology - whether in stories, movies, fashion, or art. The genre usually … Continue reading Mortal Engines

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The Best We Could Do

The Best We Could Do By Thi Bui Abrams, 2017 336 pages Last August, I took a business trip to San Francisco for a conference I attend every year. On the final day, I had several hours post-conference to myself, so I took some time to walk down to the old ferry building and visit … Continue reading The Best We Could Do