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

Seeds of America

Seeds of America trilogy: Chains, Forge, and Ashes by Laurie Halse Anderson Atheneum, 2008-2016 I'm going to come right out and confess it: the Revolutionary War has never held much interest for me. In fact, American history as a whole and the Colonial period in particular have never quite captured my imagination the way other … Continue reading Seeds of America