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==FOR ADULTS== ==FOR ADULTS==
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=against+the+day '''Against the Day'''], by Thomas Pynchon. F Pynchon  
-*Books set in the Bas Lag universe, by China Mieville SF Mieville 
-:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=perdido+street+station '''Perdido Street Station '''] 
-:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?scar+mieville '''The Scar '''] 
-:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=iron+council '''Iron Council '''] 
*Novels of The Company, by Kage Baker SF Baker *Novels of The Company, by Kage Baker SF Baker
:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=in+the+garden+of+iden '''In the Garden of Iden'''] :[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=in+the+garden+of+iden '''In the Garden of Iden''']
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:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=Mendoza+in+Hollywood '''Mendoza in Hollywood'''] :[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=Mendoza+in+Hollywood '''Mendoza in Hollywood''']
:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=graveyard+game '''The Graveyard Game '''] :[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=graveyard+game '''The Graveyard Game ''']
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=diamond+age '''The Diamond Age'''], by Neal Stephenson. SF Stephenson +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=shooting+the+sun '''Shooting the Sun'''], by Max Byrd. F Byrd
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?dreadnought+priest '''Dreadnought'''], by Cherie Priest. SF Priest +
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=dream+of+perpetual+motion '''The Dream of Perpetual Motion'''], by Dexter Palmer. SF Palmer+
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=glass+books+of+the+dream+eaters '''The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters'''], by Gordon Dahlquist. F Dahlquist *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=glass+books+of+the+dream+eaters '''The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters'''], by Gordon Dahlquist. F Dahlquist
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=kingdom+of+ohio '''The Kingdom of Ohio'''], by Matthew Flaming. F Flaming *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=kingdom+of+ohio '''The Kingdom of Ohio'''], by Matthew Flaming. F Flaming
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=shooting+the+sun '''Shooting the Sun'''], by Max Byrd. F Byrd+*Books set in the Bas Lag universe, by China Mieville SF Mieville
- +:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=perdido+street+station '''Perdido Street Station ''']
 +:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?scar+mieville '''The Scar ''']
 +:[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=iron+council '''Iron Council ''']
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=dream+of+perpetual+motion '''The Dream of Perpetual Motion'''], by Dexter Palmer. SF Palmer
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?dreadnought+priest '''Dreadnought'''], by Cherie Priest. SF Priest
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=against+the+day '''Against the Day'''], by Thomas Pynchon. F Pynchon
 +*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=diamond+age '''The Diamond Age'''], by Neal Stephenson. SF Stephenson
 + 
==RELATED NONFICTION== ==RELATED NONFICTION==
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=difference+engine '''The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer'''], by Doron Swade. 681.145 Swade *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t=difference+engine '''The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer'''], by Doron Swade. 681.145 Swade

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Try Some STEAMPUNK ... a list of books for every age

This list contains fiction and nonfiction, suitable for various age and reading levels.

Many of the books in the “Teen” section are often enjoyed by adults.

Contents

What is Steampunk?

Steampunk combines nostalgia for Victorian aesthetics with creative technology to create a genre of science fiction literature that has influenced movies, television, fashion, and design.

Steampunkers are Makers, embracing a do-it-yourself philosophy and crafting items & clothing from found gears, clockworks, metals, etc. Stories are often speculative fiction or alternate histories which use steam and clockwork technology to emulate modern electronics; using the palette of brass and wood instead of chrome and plastic. Other touchwords include retro-futurism, neo-Victorian, and techno-fantasy. Related genres are weird west, cyberpunk and gaslamp fantasy/romance, among others.

The titles in this list come from the JMRL collection and inhabit many of these sub-genres and more, all touching on various aspects of the steampunk aesthetic. Check them out and visit a world where the future meets the past! --Mdickens 14:14, 14 May 2011 (EDT)


CLASSICS

said to influence the genre

FOR KIDS

followed by Seeing Redd and ArchEnemy
The Society of Unrelenting Vigilance
The Society of Dread
The Cabinet of Wonders
The Celestial Globe

PICTURE BOOKS

appealing to a steampunk aesthetic

FOR TEENS

  • Clockwork Angel, by Cassandra Clare. YA Clare
  • Airman, by Eoin Colfer. YA Colfer
  • The Foundling’s Tale (series), by D. M. Cornish. YA Cornish
The Foundling
Lamplighter
Factotum
followed by Sapphique
  • Airborn, by Kenneth Oppel. YA Oppel
followed by Skybreaker and Starclimber
followed by The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass
  • The Hungry City Chronicles, by Philip Reeve YA Reeve
Mortal Engines
Predator’s Gold
Infernal Devices
A Darkling Plain
Fever Crumb (prequel)
followed by Starcross and Mothstorm
followed by The Dark Deeps
  • Leviathan, by Scott Westerfeld. YA Westerfeld
followed by Behemoth

FOR ADULTS

  • Novels of The Company, by Kage Baker SF Baker
In the Garden of Iden
Sky Coyote
Mendoza in Hollywood
The Graveyard Game
Perdido Street Station
The Scar
Iron Council

RELATED NONFICTION

Botting. 629.133 Botting

Russell Freedman. J 92 Verne

GRAPHIC NOVELS AND MANGA

Vol. 1 – Enter the Detective
Vol. 2 – The Silent Partner

DVDs

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