Clockwork Cairo Steampunk-Egypt Crossover Anthology Review

This anthology paid homage to the very real obsession with all things Egyptian in the steam-era. I was given a copy in exchange for an honest review of Egyptian Steampunk crossover stories, but I would have happily paid the price to enjoy this wide range of stories. Because this is an anthology, I can’t give you a quick and decisive synopsis of the entire volume. Instead, I’d like to share a few highlights from the collection that stood out to me. (I received this book in exchange for an honest review) What Worked The Curious Case of the Werewolf that Wasn’t, the Mummy that Was and … Continue reading Clockwork Cairo Steampunk-Egypt Crossover Anthology Review

Fall in Love with Egypt Alongside the Victorians with this Egyptomania Reading List and Image Gallery

I’m posting reviews this month of a few books and movies that pay homage to ancient Egypt in addition to my Egyptomania article. But, I also created a bibliography during the course of my research in case I ever wanted … Continue reading Fall in Love with Egypt Alongside the Victorians with this Egyptomania Reading List and Image Gallery

Nefertiti’s Heart by A.W. Exley Review

Ever since I did my research about Egyptomania I have been dying to get my hands on some Steampunk fiction that played with this topic. When I fired up my Kindle, I found lots of great Steampunk books out there to download. Unfortunately, they didn’t all hold my interest. Nefertiti’s Heart was the first one I actually finished, and I certainly plan to seek out more books by A. W. Exley. It was equal parts romance and mystery, and was a fun way to pass the time. The story centers on Cara, a woman who has been running from her past for the last seven years. When … Continue reading Nefertiti’s Heart by A.W. Exley Review