12 of 20 #20Series20Days
Meljean Brook (who now writes as Milla Vane) is a brilliant writer. She beautifully blends steampunk, paranormal, and historical romance in this series. All four books are perfect.
I am totally cool with Alpha Males in literature. Jane Eyre is my all-time favorite novel. I am not, however, okay with forced sex being passed off as anything other than rape - it certainly isn't love. If the "romance" portion of this book were removed, you'd have a decent story. I enjoyed the steampunk elements and the adventure, but I'm seething over Ms Brook's idea of romance.
Braved the cold and yuck for a quick run to the library. Thanks to #seasonsreadings2016, I really wanted to read this book now, and my library only had it in print, not ebook. I also grabbed the Richard Engel I had to take back unfinished and the Faulkner I originally had held, but then accidentally cancelled. 😳 #libraryhaul
#blameitonLitsy I apparently haven't read anything considered #steampunk, so I googled it and looked through a couple of "best of the genre" lists. I found Felicia Day's review of this and I think I have to add it to my TBR! #seasonsreadings2016