Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction that typically features steam-powered machinery, especially in a setting inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century. (Wikipedia)

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Corsets & Clockwork: 13 Steampunk Romances, edited by Trisha Telep

Collects thirteen original stories set during the Victorian era, including tales of steam-powered machines, family secrets, and love.



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The Inventor’s Secret by Andrea Cremer ON ORDER

In an alternate nineteenth-century America that is still a colony of Britain’s industrial empire, sixteen-year-old Charlotte and her fellow refugees’ struggle to survive is interrupted by a newcomer with no memory, bearing secrets about a terrible future. First in a projected new series.



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Steampunk! : an Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories, edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J Grant

A collection of fourteen fantasy stories by well-known authors, set in the age of steam engines and featuring automatons, clockworks, calculating machines, and other marvels that never existed.



Series

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Mortal Engines (2001) by Philip Reeve

In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, a fifteen-year-old apprentice is pushed out of London by the man he most admires and must seek answers in the perilous Out-Country, aided by one girl and the memory of another. First in a four-part series, The Hungry City Chronicles.



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Leviathan (2009) by Scott Westerfield

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. First in a three-part series, The Leviathan Trilogy.



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The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross

Finley, who has a beastly alter ego inside of her, joins Duke Griffin’s army of misfits to help stop the Machinist, the criminal behind a series of automaton crimes, from carrying out a plan to kill Queen Victoria during the Jubilee. Second in the Steampunk Chronicles series.



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Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

In an alternate England of 1851, spirited fourteen-year-old Sophronia is enrolled in a finishing school where, she is surprised to learn, lessons include not only the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also diversion, deceit, and espionage. First in the Finishing School series.