Publish date: May 24th 2010
Publisher: Clarion Books
Pages no: 372
Edition language: English
Full review at SFF Book Review.I'm surprised that with a title like this (and following Cherie Priest's succes with her "Boneshaker") this book doesn't get more attention. It is a wonderfully fun story about the little Missouri town of Arcane where Natalie is trying very hard to learn how to ride th...
13 year old Natalie Minks lives in the little town of Arcane, set at a crossroads, and the scene of many strange occurrences. Her mother is the undisputed source for all of the legends and stories about Arcane, from the crafty Jack, to the tale of how Old Tom Guyot beat the Devil in a guitar contest...
Goodreads SummaryThirteen-year-old Natalie Minks loves machines, particularly automata—self-operating mechanical devices, usually powered by clockwork. When Jake Limberleg and his traveling medicine show arrive in her small Missouri town with a mysterious vehicle under a tarp and an uncanny ability ...
by Kate Milford*Opening line: “Strange things can happen at a crossroads.”From the front flap: “Strange things can happen at a crossroads, and the crossroads outside of Arcane, Missouri, is no exception. Thirteen-year-old Natalie Minks knows all the odd, mysterious tales about her little town–she gr...
Can't be any worse the the other Boneshaker. Could be a lot better.
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