Ever read a YA steampunk novel? No? Then you should have a look at Leviathan (October 2009)[US] [UK] by Scott Westerfeld. Visit his site which has a very cool steampunk ambience. And this is the blurb:
I know there are conflicting opinions about book trailers, but the one for Leviathan is a great example of what they can do, take a look:
Some weeks ago I posted about the upcoming steampunk novel Boneshaker (2009)[US] [UK] by Cherie Priest. She posted a map of her version of 1879 Seattle. Save the map for when you start reading.
I really look forward to Book Blogger Appreciation Week (September 14 -18, 2009). And these are the daily blogging topics (Source):
Monday September 14
The shortlists for the awards will be announced next Monday, September 7th. The first day of BBAW, Monday September 14th, we encourage you to write a post thanking and spotlighting your favorite blogs that didn’t make the shortlists.
Tuesday September 15
We will post our blogger interview swaps!
Wednesday September 16
We encourage you to be creative with this! Please choose one or two questions to answer or try to answer all the questions in five words or less. Or choose a picture to answer a question! Brevity is the goal of today!
Today we encourage you to blog about a book you read only because you discovered it on another book blog. Preferably, this will be a book you loved! You might also write a bit about the blog you discovered it on!
Friday September 18
Setting Goals! Write in 50 words or less…what do you like best about your blog right now and where would you like your blog to be a year from now?
This week all quotes are related to fatigue. And I feel fatigue. Looking forward to a relaxing weekend.