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Etiquette and EspionageEtiquette and Espionage

By Gail Carriger

In an alternate England of 1851, spirited fourteen-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is suprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit, and espionage.

 

 

LeviathanLeviathan

By Scott Westerfeld

In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.

 

StormdancerStormdancer

By Jay Kristoff

Yukiko is a child of the Fox clan, possessed of a talent that if discovered, would see her executed by the Lotus Guild. Accompanying her father on the Shogun’s hunt, she finds herself stranded: a young woman alone in Shima’s last wilderness, with only a furious, crippled thunder tiger for company. Even though she can hear his thoughts, even though she saved his life, all she knows for certain is he’d rather see her dead than help her. But together, the pair will form an indomitable friendship, and rise to challenge the might of an empire.

 

Something Strange and DeadlySomething Strange and Deadly

By Susan Denard

In an alternate nineteenth-century Philadelphia, Eleanor Fitt sets out to rescue her brother, who seems to have been captured by an evil necromancer in control of an army of Undead.

 

 

Clockwork AngelClockwork Angel

By Cassandra Clare

When Tessa’s older brother vanishes, her search for him leads her into London’s supernatural underworld where she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder and must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to control her powers and find her brother.

 

Friday SocietyThe Friday Society

By Adrienne Kress

Cora, Nellie, and Michiko, teenaged assistants to three powerful men in Edwardian London, meet by chance at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered man, leading the three to work together to solve this and related crimes without drawing undue attention to themselves.

 

UnnaturalistsThe Unnaturalists

By Tiffany Trent

In an alternate London where magical creatures are preserved in a museum, two teens find themselves caught in a web of intrigue, deception, and danger. Vespa Nyx wants nothing more than to spend the rest of her life cataloging Unnatural creatures in her father’s museum, but as she gets older, the requirement to become a lady and find a husband is looming large. Syrus Reed’s Tinker family has always served and revered the Unnaturals from afar, but when his family is captured to be refinery slaves, he finds that his fate may be bound up with Vespa’s–and with the Unnaturals.

 

 

Clockwork ScarabThe Clockwork Scarab

By Colleen Gleason

In 1889 London young women are turning up dead, and Evaline Stoker, relative of Bram, and Mina Holmes, niece of Sherlock, are summoned to investigate the clue of the not-so-ancient Egyptian scarabs — but where does a time traveler fit in?

 

 

Marbury LensThe Marbury Lens

By Andrew Smith

After being kidnapped and barely escaping, sixteen-year-old Jack goes to London with his best friend Connor, where someone gives him a pair of glasses that send him to an alternate universe where war is raging, he is responsible for the survival of two younger boys, and Connor is trying to kill them all.

 

Dark UnwindingThe Dark Unwinding

By Sharon Cameron

In 1852, when seventeen-year-old Katharine is sent to her family’s estate to prove that her uncle is insane, she finds he is an inventor whose work creating ingenious clockwork figures supports hundreds of families, but strange occurrences soon have her doubting her own sanity.

 

PeculiarsThe Peculiars

By Maureen McQuerry

Eighteen-year-old Lena Mattacascar sets out for Scree, a weird place inhabited by Peculiars, seeking the father who left when she was young, but on the way she meets young librarian Jimson Quiggley and handsome marshall Thomas Saltre, who complicate her plans.

 

Girl in the Steel CorsetThe Girl in the Steel Corset

By Kady Cross

When Griffin King, the orphaned Duke of Greythorne, encounters sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne, he can tell that she’s no ordinary girl. Sensing the magical darkness inside her, he invites her to join his band of misfits, each with strange abilities much like her own, and together they must work to stop The Machinist, a criminal mastermind who is behind a number of recent crimes by automatons.

 

IncarceronIncarceron

By Catherine Fisher

To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.

 

 

Steampunk! An anthologySteampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories

By Various Authors

A collection of fourteen fantasy stories by well-known authors, set in the age of steam engines and featuring automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never existed.

 

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