Saturday, February 13, 2010

Leviathan Appetizer

Hello all! Do you know Scott Westerfield, author of the Uglies and Midnighters series? If you have enjoyed his books as much as we have, than you'll surely enjoy this little appetizer from his next book; Leviathan!

It is the cusp of World War I, and all the European powers are arming up. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ fabricated animals as their weaponry. The Leviathan is a living airship, the most formidable airbeast in the skies of Europe.

Aleksandar Ferdinand, prince of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battle-torn Stormwalker and a loyal crew of men.

Deryn Sharp is a commoner, a girl disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She's a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.

With the Great War brewing, Alek's and Deryn's paths cross in the most unexpected way and taking them both aboard the Leviathan on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure. One that will change both their lives forever.

We all can't wait to read his next book which just looks so enticing! Steampunk is very dandy to both of us, and we hope it is to you too! And so, here's the first chapter posted online. You can also watch an amazing trailer here.

Also be on the look out for our upcoming review!

-The PIB Crew

1 comment:

  1. Loved this book! Thanks for all the great comments today! It's nice when people find my older reviews and leave me some comment love. Loving the blog and can't wait to see you guys grow even more! Cute layout too. I love browns - so soothing.


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