In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts. Worth Reading, Young Adult, Book Worth, L'Wren Scott, British Air, Leviathan, Scott Westerfeld, Book Covers, Steampunk
Scott Westerfeld, author of the Uglies series, penned Leviathan - an adventurous tale set around the onset of WWI. Learn how a Prince crosses paths with a female airman at goodreads.com. Then get into the other two books in the series, Behemoth and Goliath
Book discussion at the Brandon Regional Library July 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM.
From Jamie Ford, the "New York Times" bestselling author of the beloved "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, "comes a much-anticipated second novel. Set against the backdrop of Depression-era Seattle, "Songs of Willow Frost" is a powerful tale of two souls--a boy with dreams for his future and a woman escaping her haunted past--both seeking love, hope, and forgiveness.
Sixteen-year-old Gemma, a British city-dweller, is abducted while on vacation with her parents and taken to the Australian outback, where she soon realizes that escape attempts are futile, and in time she learns that her captor is not as despicable as she first believed.
"Sixteen-year-old Jared inherits the throne of Archenfield after his older brother, Prince Anders, is murdered. He relies on the twelve officers of the court to advise him but soon suspects one of them could be responsible for his brother's death and vows to hunt down the killer, who may be after Jared as well."