26 February 2014


Waiting on Wednesday #59 - The Inventor's Secret

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine
that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating

The Inventor's Secret by Andrea Cremer
Genre: YA Historical Science Fiction
Release Date: Apr 22 / 2014
Publisher: Philomel
Sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees have scraped out an existence on the edge of Britain’s industrial empire. Though they live by the skin of their teeth they have their health (at least when they can find enough food and avoid the Imperial Labor Gatherers) and each other. When a new exile with no memory of his escape from the coastal cities or even his own name seeks shelter in their camp he brings new dangers with him and secrets about the terrible future that awaits all those who have struggled has to live free of the bonds of the empire’s Machineworks.
The Inventor’s Secret is the first book of a YA steampunk series set in an alternate nineteenth-century North America where the Revolutionary War never took place and the British Empire has expanded into a global juggernaut propelled by marvelous and horrible machinery.

I'm really excited for this one! I haven't read anything set in the British Industrial empire so that sounds really interesting. Machineworks and the Revolutionary War definitely sounds like a lot of fun. I must say I'm sad to see the old cover go though. I actually liked the old one with the heart better :(

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