Category: steampunk

Listen Up! #Audibook Review + ..

Posted March 28, 2019 by Jen in giveaway, Listen Up!, Rating B, romance, steampunk
Listen Up! #Audibook Review + #Giveaway: The Iron Fin by Anne Renwick

KEEP READING FOR AN AWESOME #AUDIOBOOK GIVEAWAY Audiobook review: The Iron Fin Author: Anne Renwick Narrator: Henrietta Meire Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Elemental Web Chronicles #3 Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Tantor Audio The Iron Fin is the third historical/steampunk romance in the wonderful Elemental Web Chronicles. While loosely related to the first two books (same world and a couple overlapping […]

Review: Dukes Are Forever by B..

Review: Dukes Are Forever by Bec McMaster

Dukes Are Forever Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Dukes Are Forever is finally here. Readers of the London Steampunk: The Blue Blood Conspiracy series have been waiting for the final showdown between the head of the Company of Rogues (CoR), Duke Malloryn, and his life-long arch-nemesis, Balfour. The story arc has […]

Review: Operation: Endgame by ..

Posted December 26, 2018 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: Operation: Endgame by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

Operation: Endgame Author: Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B+ What I’m Talking About: Operation: Endgame is just that… the final adventure with the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences for our beloved heroes, Eliza Braun and Wellington Books. I have loved Books and Braun since their first story and am sad to let them […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted August 3, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating B, romance, steampunk
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Silver Skull by Anne Renwick

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Elemental Web Chronicles Book: The Silver Skull Author: Anne Renwick Narrator: Henrietta Meire Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Elemental Web Chronicles #2 Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Tantor Audio The Silver Skull As the daughter of a prominent Duke, Lady Olivia is expected to marry, produce heirs […]

Review: The Mech Who Loved Me ..

Posted July 12, 2017 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: The Mech Who Loved Me by Bec McMaster

The Mech Who Loved Me Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: We first met Ava McLaren, blue blood and former Nighthawk, when she was captured and tortured in Perry’s book, Forged by Desire. Hague infected her with the craving virus and replaced her heart with a working, clockwork heart. She […]

Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: ..

Posted June 8, 2017 by Jen in Listen Up!, Rating A, romance, steampunk
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Golden Spider by Anne Renwick

Welcome to my weekly feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to… Audiobook review: Elemental Web Chronicles Book: The Golden Spider Author: Anne Renwick Narrator: Henrietta Meire Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Elemental Web Chronicles #1 Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Tantor Audio The Golden Spider Set in a time when England and Germany have heightened tensions, spy networks are vast, and the […]

Review: The Memory Thief by Sa..

Posted December 7, 2016 by Una in Rating A, reviews, romance, sci-fi/fantasy, steampunk
Review: The Memory Thief by Sarina Dorie

The Memory Thief Author: Sarina Dorie Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Memory Thief is a different type of steampunk series.  This Victorian era science-fiction novel is an interesting world.  Suffice to say, I enjoyed it and look forward to the next one. First, let me say that this was more mystery/adventure […]

Review: Mission: Improper by B..

Posted October 10, 2016 by Jen in paranormal romance, Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: Mission: Improper by Bec McMaster

Mission: Improper Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: In the three years since the rebellion, the queen has instituted reforms that give more power to the humans, Mechs, and non-blue bloods, while diminishing the control of the Echelon. This isn’t sitting well with some, and there have been a […]

Review: The Ghost Rebellion by..

Posted June 13, 2016 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Review: The Ghost Rebellion by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

The Ghost Rebellion Author: Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: The Ghost Rebellion is the latest exciting installment in the ultra-creative and madly crazy Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences steampunk series. Co-authors Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris take readers on a fantastical journey though an alternate history, filled […]

Review: Clockwork Samurai by J..

Posted December 16, 2015 by Una in Rating A, reviews, romance, steampunk
Review: Clockwork Samurai by Jeannie Lin

Clockwork Samurai Author: Jeannie Lin Reviewer: Una Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I have waited for the sequel to Gunpowder Alchemy, the novel ended with so many questions.  Suffice to say, Clockwork Samurai does not disappoint, though I will say the plot thickens. At the conclusion of the previous novel I was left with […]

Author Guest Post: Alexis Radc..

Posted October 14, 2015 by Jen in Author Guest Post, steampunk
Author Guest Post: Alexis Radcliff

Today we have author Alexis Radcliff here celebrating her newest title, A Vanishing Glow (Mystech Arcanum series #1) and sharing a bit about writing steampunk. Please welcome Alexis to That’s What I’m Talking About! On Writing Steampunk: Brass, Glass, and Victorian Sass Steampunk is exploding right now: From conventions to toys to graphic novels,  and even to major […]

Review: Stolen Petals by Kathe..

Posted July 6, 2015 by Jen in Rating B, reviews, romance, steampunk
Review: Stolen Petals by Katherine McIntyre

Stolen Petals Author: Katherine McIntyre Reviewer: Jen Twimom Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Viola Embrees runs a respectable bar, but makes her fortune as the Brass Violet, a clever bounty hunter. Unfortunately, Edward Van Clef, aka the Fox, has stolen her bounty out from under her a few times. So when the infamous Fox […]

Joint Review: Into the Aether ..

Posted May 14, 2015 by Jen in Rating A, Rating B, reviews, steampunk
Joint Review: Into the Aether by PJ Schnyder

Into the Aether Author: PJ Schnyder Reviewer: Una + Jen Twimom Rating: A and B+ What We’re Talking About: Today Una and Jen are here to talk about a new steampunk anthology from one of our favorite authors, PJ Schnyder. Which was your favorite story in the anthology and why? Una: Tough question since I […]