20 April, 2010

Giveaway: Pinion, by Jay Lake

Political conflicts and philosophical arguments find closure at last in this splendidly baroque whirl of geomancy and Victorian clockwork. Young Paolina Barthes, the gear-minded prodigy who became a target for the empire-building ambitions of rival governments in 2009's Escapement, is on the run, heading south over the Wall that God built to divide the hemispheres and keep the Earth's gear turning through the heavens. As spies and ancient secret societies scramble to find her, Paolina struggles to learn how to control her world-shaking abilities, while her heart pulls her toward Boaz, a golemlike man of brass. Lake wields big themes—magic and religion versus science, free will, colonialism, and a bit of romance—with surprising elegance, and readers will enjoy cherishing the characters and pondering the concepts of this “clockpunk” world. (Apr.)
- Publishers Weekly

Enjoyed Mainspring and now want a copy of Pinion by Jay Lake? Done. Just follow these simple giveaway instructions for your chance to win (giveaway runs till 5/1/10 @ 11:59 PM EST):

E-mail me [bloggeratf@gmail.com] your name and address, with "PINION" as the subject of the email. Snarky comments increase your chances of winning and win bonus entries for future giveaways.

Giveaway is open worldwide as long as delivery doesn't require the mounting of an expedition into remote wilderness.


Helen Keeler said...

I would love to read.

Time4u Book Review said...

Sounds good, might take a look. cheers.