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FICTION: Historical Sci-Fi - Steampunk

The steampunk bible : an illustrated guide to the world of imaginary airships, corsets and goggles, mad scientists, and strange literature book The steampunk bible : an illustrated guide to the world of imaginary airships, corsets and goggles, mad scientists, and strange literature

VanderMeer, Jeff.
809.3876 VANDERM

It's a clockwork universe, Victoria: measuring the critical mass of steampunk -- An imaginary voyage to the past: steampunk origins in Verne, Wells, and the Industrial Revolution -- Clanking metal men, Baroque airships, and clockwork worlds: the fiction, illustrated narratives, and story behind the stories -- From Forevertron to the Raygun rocketship and beyond: "making," art, craftsmanship, and aesthetic legitimacy -- Hair stays, goggles, corsets, clockwork guitars, and imaginary airships: fashion, accessories, music, and the steampunk subculture -- Magic lanterns, robot armies, giant tuning forks, and perambulating castles: steampunk movies and television -- The future of steampunk: will clockwork gears, mechanical corsets, and dirigibles be enough?

Soulless book Soulless

Carriger, Gail.

When Alexia Tarbotti, a soulless spinster with the ability to negate supernatural powers, accidentally kills a vampire, her life goes from bad to worse when the appalling Lord Maccon, a gorgeous werewolf, is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate.

Samurai 7.   1 book Samurai 7. 1

Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998.

"Threatened by plundering cyborg bandits, an innocent village defies its inhuman enemies with the help of mortal men born to do battle and bound to die for honor: humanity's champions, the seven samurai"--P. [4] of cover.

Boneshaker book Boneshaker

Priest, Cherie.

In an alternate 1880s America, mad inventor Leviticus Blue is blamed for destroying Civil War–era Seattle. When his son Zeke enters what remains of the city, his mother must save him from the toxic gas that could make him a zombie.

Clementine book Clementine

Priest, Cherie.

Maria Isabella Boyd's success as a Confederate spy has made her too famous for further espionage work, and now her employment options are slim. Exiled, widowed, and on the brink of poverty...she reluctantly goes to work for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency in Chicago.Adding insult to injury, her first big assignment is commissioned by the Union Army. In short, a federally sponsored transport dirigible is being violently pursued across the Rockies and Uncle Sam isn't pleased. The Clementine is carrying a top secret load of military essentials--essentials which must be delivered to Louisville, Kentucky, without delay.Intelligence suggests that the unrelenting pursuer is a runaway slave who's been wanted by authorities on both sides of the Mason-Dixon for fifteen years. In that time, Captain Croggon Beauregard Hainey has felonied his way back and forth across the continent, leaving a trail of broken banks, stolen war machines, and illegally distributed weaponry from sea to shining sea.And now it s Maria's job to go get him.

The diamond age book The diamond age

Stephenson, Neal.

The story of an engineer who creates a device to raise a girl capable of thinking for herself reveals what happens when a young girl of the poor underclass obtains the device.

Lyonesse.   [Book 1],   The well between the worlds Juvenile Book Lyonesse. [Book 1], The well between the worlds

Llewellyn, Sam, 1948-

Eleven-year-old Idris Limpet, living with his family in the once noble but now evil and corrupt island country of Lyonesse, finds his life taking a dramatic turn when, after a near-drowning incident, he is accused of being allied to the feared sea monsters and is rescued from a death sentence by a mysterious and fearsome stranger.

Fullmetal alchemist.   1 Teen Book Fullmetal alchemist. 1

Arakawa, Hiromu, 1973-

As young boys, Edward & Alphonse Elric dabbled in alchemy to try to resurrect their dead mother. As a result, Ed lost one arm and one leg, while Al lost his entire body and had his spirit sealed into a suit of armor. Now, they are searching for the fabled Philosopher's Stone to restore what they've lost.

Hatter M.   [Volume 1] :   the looking glass wars Teen Book Hatter M. [Volume 1] : the looking glass wars

Beddor, Frank.

In a morphed Wonderland the Queen's bodyguard, Hatter Madigan, undertakes an unscheduled journey through this sinister dystopia to rescue Alyss, the lost princess of Wonderland.

Clockwork angel Teen Book Clockwork angel

Clare, Cassandra.

When sixteen-year-old orphan Tessa Fell's older brother suddenly vanishes, her search for him leads her into Victorian-era London's dangerous supernatural underworld, and when she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder, she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.

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