The Steampunk Chronicles. The Girl with the Wind Up Heart by Kady Cross. Published: The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross. Published: March 14, Kady Cross, publishing under various names, is a USA TODAY bestselling author of more than twenty books, including Harlequin TEEN’s Steampunk. The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles #1) by Kady Crosstakes us on a wild romp through an alternate version of Victorian London.
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I could even say all that describing was too croes. Partially due to being burned out on the Steampunk genre, and partially due to some bad reviews that I read when the book first came out. Originally reviewed at Book Whispers. Due to copy and seel, formatting has been lost.
They each have this thing that makes them different, less human, and while some have learned to except it they still loath it, but are just as grateful for it. Harlequin Teen; Original edition Language: The Raven Cycle 2: But no normal Victorian girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch.
Emotionally view spoiler [I was a little disappointed with this book but I still enjoyed parts of it. I’d say he has a few secrets hidden up his sleeves. I could say the tech aspect was a bit too much.
I love her stubbornness, independence, uniqueness, her standing up for the kday, how brave she is and many other things. With one thing after another and no breather in between it just become a series of unfortunate events.
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Cross is doing what I have missed. It’s not often that I see a male TSTL character, so kudos to the author for not being restrained by gender biases! Sisters of Salt and Iron. I tye it and wish we had followed up with characters introduced in that. Griffin’s aunt was very freaky with her ability to get into people’s heads and hope to see more of her in future books. He lay there, motionless, an imprint of the heel of her boot mady in the middle of his forehead, blood trickling from his already swelling nose.
English Choose a language for shopping. Unfortunately, the layers of skirts she wore softened the blow.
Steampunk Chronicles Series by Kady Cross
Each is on their own journey to discover what makes them girk way they are and the truth to their past. She felt his neck for a pulse, relief engulfing her as she found it.
View all 6 comments. The potential for greatness is definitely there but setel promising elements are put together so clumsily and in such a derivative fashion. The Girl in the Steel Corset is frustrating, time-consuming and an energy-sapping read.
The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
See, I’m a sap in the biggest way a sap can be, and I need that healthy amount of romance in cosret reads. I was on the edge of my seat almost the whole book. Lights danced in the darkness of her eyes as pain shot through her skull.
Unfortunately for him, he doesn’t know that Finley isn’t a timid maid. I spoke about their differences above but that was only what we find out about Jack on the surface. As is usual in Young Adult books there are two main love interests for kary main character.
The Girl in the Steel Corset gets major points based on cover and book design alone — I loved the dips and th of the script combined with the cogs on chapter pages and the lush cover is quite vibrant.
I wonder what happened in her past to make her want to get away from her family. This book was provided to me by the publishers via Net Galley.
Finley herself is rather lacking in personality — which almost seems hard to imagine, given that she’s supposed to have two distinctly different sides, so you’d think at seel one would jump out at you.
If she opened her mouth she’d tell him exactly what she thought of him, and she needed to keep this employment.