I've been getting into some steampunk books lately, and I was happy to see that there's a YA release coming up in a few months from Simon & Schuster. They always manage to satisfy my YA needs. This one is the first in a trilogy called the Secret Order of Modern Amusmentists.
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Legacy of the Clockwork KeyA teen girl unravels the mysteries of a secret society and their most dangerous invention in this adventure-swept romance set in Victorian London. When a fire consumes Meg’s home, killing her parents and destroying both her fortune and her future, all she has left is the tarnished pocket watch she rescued from the ashes. But this is no ordinary timepiece. The clock turns out to be a mechanical key—a key that only Meg can use—that unlocks a series of deadly secrets and intricate clues that Meg is compelled to follow.
Author: Kristin Bailey
Series: Secret Order of Modern Amusmentists, Book 1
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 5, 2013
Meg has uncovered evidence of an elite secret society and a dangerous invention that some will stop at nothing to protect—and that Meg alone can destroy. Together with the handsome stable hand she barely knows but hopes she can trust, Meg is swept into a hidden world of deception, betrayal, and revenge. The clockwork key has unlocked her destiny in this captivating start to a trilogy.
Also, HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Whatever you may be doing or dressing up as, have fun and stay safe! I will be hanging out at home... studying and doing homework. Fun, fun. I did carve my pumpkin, so my part's done. Lol. Might give out some candy if I need a break from all the schoolwork. Check this out: