Review: Neon Gods by Katee Robert 

Neon Gods by Katee Robert
Neon Gods
By Katee Robert
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication Date: June 1, 2021
Series or Standalone: Dark Olympus #1
Links: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads
Rating: 3.5 Stars

MY REVIEW

Neon Gods has been everywhere on bookstagram recently and I knew I had to give it a try. Plus, it’s a Hades/Persephone retelling so I’m a sucker for that. However, my thoughts on this book are complicated. Did I enjoy the experience of reading it? Yes. Did I enjoy the story? Yes. Did I stay up too late reading it? Yes. But did I like the book overall? Unsure.

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Review: Of Silk and Steam by Bec McMaster

Of Silk and Steam
By Bec McMaster
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication Date: March 3, 2015
Series or Standalone: London Steampunk #5
Links: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads
Rating: 4 Stars

MY REVIEW

Hard to believe it, but we’re at the conclusion of the London Steampunk series! And this might be the book I’ve been waiting for the most as I’ve been dying to get Barrons story since we met him in book one. He’s been such an intriguing secondary character and I was so excited to dive into this book. 

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Review: Forged by Desire by Bec McMaster

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Forged by Desire
By Bec McMaster
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication Date: September 2, 2014
Series or Standalone: London Steampunk #4
Links: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads
Rating:4 Stars

MY REVIEW

I didn’t read the blurb for this book before diving in as I honestly didn’t care what the plot would be, I just wanted to continue reading the series. And I have to say, this book wasn’t what I thought it was going to be, but that’s not a bad thing! I really enjoyed this one though it went in a totally different direction then I thought based on the characters it focused on.

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Review: My Lady Quicksilver by Bec McMaster

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My Lady Quicksilver
By Bec McMaster
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication Date: October 1, 2013
Series or Standalone: London Steampunk #3
Links: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads
Rating: 4.5 Stars


MY REVIEW

Oh, man. My Lady Quicksilver starts off with a bang and does not let up! In the third entry in the London Steampunk series, the story shifts to focus on Sir Jasper Lynch, the leader of the Nighthawks, and Rosalind Fairchild, aka Mercury the leader of the humanist movement.

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Review: Heart of Iron by Bec McMaster

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Heart of Iron
By Bec McMaster
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication Date: May 7, 2013
Series or Standalone:London Steampunk
Links: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads
Rating: 4.5 Stars


MY REVIEW

This is my second attempt at this review as I somehow lost the first version I wrote, which I bet was a lot better than this one since I’m writing this over a week or so since I read the book instead of the next day. Sigh. Technology.

Heart of Iron is book two in the London Steampunk series by Bec McMaster and it does not disappoint! I am in love with the world that McMaster has created and she manages to build on it even more in this book as we get even deeper into the politics at play within the Echelon and learn more about the verwulfen.

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Review: Kiss of Steel by Bec McMaster

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Kiss of Steel
By Bec McMaster
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Publication Date: September 4, 2012
Series or Standalone: London Steampunk #1
Links: AmazonBarnes & NobleGoodreads

Rating:4 Stars

MY REVIEW

I’ve been in a terrible reading slump the last few weeks and have been picking up books left and right only to have none of them hold my interest. And then I picked up Kiss of Steel on a whim and I was hooked. I’ve seen this book around for a while but never actually picked it up. After seeing a bookstack photo on Instagram for the series by author Bec McMaster I decided to see if the library had it as an ebook, and lo and behold they did. 

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