In an alternate London where magical creatures are preserved in a museum, two teens find themselves caught in a web of intrigue, deception, and danger.Vespa Nyx wants nothing more than to spend the rest of her life cataloging Unnatural creatures in her father’s museum, but as she gets older, the... show more
In an alternate London where magical creatures are preserved in a museum, two teens find themselves caught in a web of intrigue, deception, and danger.Vespa Nyx wants nothing more than to spend the rest of her life cataloging Unnatural creatures in her father’s museum, but as she gets older, the requirement to become a lady and find a husband is looming large. Syrus Reed’s Tinker family has always served and revered the Unnaturals from afar, but when his family is captured to be refinery slaves, he finds that his fate may be bound up with Vespa’s—and with the Unnaturals. As the danger grows, Vespa and Syrus find themselves in a tightening web of deception and intrigue. At stake may be the fate of New London—and the world.
Publish date: August 14th 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR
Pages no: 308
Edition language: English
Series: The Unnaturalists (#1)
I had high hopes for this book. I mean its Steampunk mixed with some Paranormal Fantasy. The story was pretty amazing as well. But unfortunately there was just too many little things that added up for me that made me give this a "just ok".First of all some praise. YAY! No love triangles *dances*!! A...
Actually 4.5 after reviewing it further, but I am leaning it closer to 5.Check out my review also on:http://twinjabookreviews.blogspot.com/p/our-reviews.htmlI bought this book because I was looking for a POC leading protagonist in a steampunk themed book. Let me tell you, I am very much glad I choos...
New London’s whole world their mythology is based on science and magic. Tinkers (the outcasts of new london) build the machines and magic–myth (a source of dubious origins) to be more precise powers them. New Londoners worship in the church of science and their saints you may recognize as some histo...
The Unnaturalists has the best cover I've seen all year. It's not sexy, it's just cool. Coupled with a really nifty concept and I was halfway in love with it already. If only the inside were that awesome. It starts with Vespa, the mid-rank daughter of a scholar. She's tasked with helping stuff 'unna...
It was difficult for me to grasp the world and I never did warm up to the characters. I thought the book was written fine, just never caught my interest. And it was pretty depressing overall. All the elementals and tinkers killed and murdered to support a society intent on destroying everything and ...