Saturday, January 15, 2011

Steampunk Challenge

I discovered this challenge over at The Bookkeeper. Since this is a genre I recently discovered and want to read more of, I decided to join!

What is Steampunk? According to the New Oxford American Dictionary the sub-genre Steampunk is:

a genre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology.

An example of a steampunk book is Leviathan by Scott Westerfield. The challenge runs from October 2010 to October 2011 and there are no obligations other than to have fun discovering a genre and let other participants know about what you find.

These are the books I'd like to read:
  1. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
  2. Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld

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  1. My sirter-in-law and I are writing letters to each other as characters in a steampunk world, and it is a really fun genre. I would recommend the Airborn series by Kenneth Oppel, they are really good.

  2. Thanks, Lieder! I will make a note of this series and check it out. Thanks for stopping by.

  3. I was just explaining steampunk to someone the other day. Good luck with the challenge.


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