A subgenre of fantasy and speculative fiction, often set in Victorian times, in which steam power results in future technology happening at an earlier date.
Agatha’s life is in turmoil when she is taken from her home and her adoptive parents. What is the cause of her headaches and is she really a Spark? Will she learn the truth about herself and her famous family? In this novelization of the popular webcomic Girl Genius, Agatha’s locket is stolen and she is caught up by the clanker powers.
"Finishing" School takes on a new meaning when Sophronia faces flying bandits and other perils on the journey from her home to board a floating school for young ladies. Fortunately, she is a resourceful teen and rises to the occasion, making friends in unlikely places along the way. This is a refreshing YA adventure prequel to the Parasol Protectorate series.
This young adult novel has action, adventure, a heroine in disguise, a prince on the run, giant monsters, intrigue, strange machines, and just enough World War I history to get you in trouble in history class.
In the first book of the Parasol Protectorate series, Carriger creates an alternate reality in Victorian England filled with gruff Werewolves, flamboyant Vampires and secret societies.
Alexia Tarrabotti, soulless spinster extraordinaire, finds herself in a jam when she is forced to kill an extremely rude vampire at afternoon tea. This unfortunate circumstance forces her into the acquaintance of chief investigator Lord Maccon, a gorgeous but insufferable werewolf. As inexplicable circumstances pile up, Alexia and Lord Maccon must work together to bring Victorian London society back into order in this witty steampunk romance.
This gorgeous large format coffee table book features full-color illustrations and chapters covering the history of the genre in print, film, art, and fan-dom. This is an excellent discussion of what defines steampunk.
Step-by-step instructions on how to make items, including what types of materials and glues to use. You can use their templates or adapt to your own designs.
Create jewelry from metal and polymer clay. Previous craft experience needed for the more complex works.
Learn how to sew a ruffle and modify garments in the nouveau Victorian style to spruce up your Steam-y wardrobe. Some projects require sewing machine skills.