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Mechanical Animals, Mechanical Animials, Mechanical Animals
6/5/2018 7:37:00 AM by: pam

Mechanical Animals … say THAT 10 times fast!  haha!

Today on Fairies, Fantasy, and Faith, the Blog Tour for Electrical Menagerie by Mollie Reeder, stops here so I can spotlight it! I gotta tell ya, I stayed up waaaay too late to finish this story. WOW! It was engaging, fun, a bit thrilling, and one that I’ll probably read again.

How to explain it? Well, to me, it’s an otherworldly steampunk, as it involves mechanicals, a bit of Victorian, and a totally non-earth-like world, as the worlds are islands, floating in the sky, connected by train tracks. Mollie’s imagination is amazing, and I was pulled in immediately and stayed with the characters all the way through.

Here’s more about The Electrical Menagerie:

The Electrical Menagerie, one-of-a-kind robotic roadshow, is bankrupt.

Sylvester Carthage, illusionist and engineer, has the eccentric imagination the Menagerie needs to succeed creatively — but none of the people skills. Fast-talking Arbrook Huxley, meanwhile, has all the savvy the Menagerie needs to succeed commercially — but none of the scruples.

To save their show, Carthage & Huxley risk everything in a royal talent competition, vying for the chance to perform for the Future Celestial Queen. In this stardust-and-spark-powered empire of floating islands and flying trains, a shot at fame and fortune means weathering the glamorous and cutthroat world of critics, high society, and rival magicians —but with real conspiracy lurking beneath tabloid controversy, there’s more at stake in this contest than the prize.

Behind the glittery haze of flash paper and mirrors, every competitor has something to hide… and it’s the lies Carthage & Huxley tell each other that may cost them everything.

"Dazzles from start to finish. In Carthage & Huxley, Sherlock & Watson fans will find another dynamic duo whose ready wit and sizzling banter (and inevitable personality clashes) never fail to delight. You'll be calling for an encore performance." Gillian Bronte Adams, author of The Songkeeper Chronicles

"The stuff that fandoms are built on." Kyle Robert Shultz, author of Beaumont & Beasley

 

Purchase Links

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Electrical-Menagerie-Celestial-Isles-Book-ebook/dp/B07D5TM5VS

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39719906-the-electrical-menagerie

 

About the Author

Mollie’s first job was with a major theme park, where she operated a roller coaster, fixed parade floats, and helped Scooby-Doo put on his head. Now, Mollie is a movie producer and the author of character-driven science fiction/fantasy novels for adults who never outgrew imagination. Her favorite things include Jesus, dinosaurs, and telling cinematic stories that blend glitter and grit.

Social Media Links

Website — Twitter — Instagram

Giveaway!!

Explore the world of The Electrical Menagerie by entering to win this Celestial Isles prize pack, which includes: "High Victorian" playing cards by luxury playing card company Theory11, handmade galaxy mug by DeVita Designs, Science & Engineering Themed Pocket Notebook Set by CognitiveSurplus, and a tin of Electrical Menagerie themed tea (over a $50 value)! (US only.)

Link: https://kingsumo.com/g/8tf8sz/the-electrical-menagerie-steampunk-prize-pack-giveaway 

I’m looking forward to more from Mollie Reeder, Carthage, and Huxley!

 

                                                                    


Comments

Laura A. Grace From USA At 6/5/2018 2:51:07 PM

I love this, Pam! I didn't have time to read TEM before the tour and hearing you share is getting me even more pumped!

Reply by: Pam Halter

It's fabulous! You're gonna love it!

Marla From California At 6/5/2018 11:47:42 AM

I pre-ordered this book. Can't wait for June 9!

Reply by: Pam Halter

You're gonna love the book. Thanks for stopping by!

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