A postscript and a compass

| 21st August 2014

As promised long ago, I'm doing book reviews over at the Pandora Society. Here's the first of what may be many. I encourage everyone to go visit the Society – they're good people. Thanks!

see that little dot where the sky meets the sea?

| 3rd June 2014

Like a dirigible, the Steampunk Librarian has been slowly sailing toward the horizon. Thank you to everyone who has read, commented, and participated in the website over the years and its various locations on the interwebs. However! I’ll still be writing some reviews (and possibly other stuff) as well over at the Pandora Society.  Perhaps […]

February flyby

| 18th February 2014

February steampunk events, courtesy of Tor! (Anachrocon was great fun, from what I hear.)   The Steampunk Hands Around the World project is still going on – a myriad of wonderful websites awaits.   DC Comics is apparently showing off a steampunk version of the JLA. I am intrigued. Wary, but intrigued.   Disney is […]

A seasonally appropriate link

| 4th February 2014

No Victorian Era explorer would be caught dead without a Burroughs Wellcome & Company First Aid Kit!   (Well, actually, they might be caught dead, now that I think about it…)

Back for more in 2014

| 14th January 2014

Happy 2014! We are slowly making our way back into the steampunk world. Here, look at the Chicago World's Fair, from the perspective of 120 years. And go see it in person, too, if you can!

| 9th December 2013

Cross-posted from my other website, Spooky Librarians: — Hi, everyone. Here at SpookyLibrarians HQ, we like the number 13, which is probably not surprising. We are not triskaidekaphobics; we think 13 is a great number, and nothing to fear. However, 2013 has been one really tough year. We’ve been thrown off course by unforeseen circumstances, […]

| 26th November 2013

We’re on a hiatus due to a death in the family, but I just learned of a death in the steampunk family. Rest in peace, Datamancer – your creations brought joy to all of us.

Contest Winner – The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi

| 20th November 2013

Many thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway contest! We rolled a die — not a steampunk die, unfortunately, but a die from Arkham Horror, which is the next best thing — and it landed on 1. So congratulations to Gerard Quinn, who submitted the first comment and wins an advance reader copy of The […]

Book Giveaway Contest: The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi

| 12th November 2013

We have another Burton & Swinburne adventure to give away to some lucky person!     Three years ago, we started our review of The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack, the first book in Mark Hodder’s series, thusly:  –  In the middle of this place and time — London, 1861, to be exact — Mark […]

Contest Winners – Osiris Curse!

| 21st October 2013

Well, as luck would have it, there are two entries in the giveaway, and two copies of the book! Alden Ash will get the hardcover, and the paperback advance copy will go to soundofthunder.  Thanks! More soon!