My next reading challenge for 2013:

About: The Get Steampunk’d Reading Challenge is all about Steampunk! Read anything as long as it has that Steampunk theme, with steam-powered gadgets, dirigibles, and punked up Victorian dress.

Steampunk Examples: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by Alan Moore, Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, Boneshaker by Cherie Priest, The Difference Engine by William Gibson.
The Finer Deets

Running dates for all 2013 challenges: 1st of January – 31st of December 2013
Sign-Ups are accepted until the 16th of December 2013.
Formats: All BA Challenges are eBook, audio, short story, and graphic novel friendly.
Crossovers: You’re welcome to crossover with BA’s challenges. Include as many books across all the challenges as you can, I always say.

How To Sign-Up and Join In

1, Choose Your Level: Choose a challenge level listed below.
2, Sign Up Post: Create a post on your blog, in a group, or on a forum (where possible) to let others see what you’re aiming for (a predefined list of books is optional).
3, Grab The Badge: Download or grab the badge and place it in your sign up post. Then link back to BA’s Get Steampunk’d Challenge. Grab me!Bookish Ardour.
4, Link Up: Grab the direct URL to your sign up post, not your blog, click the Mr Linky graphic and enter your link.
5, Blogless? Don’t worry, you can sign up with your social network profile (YouTube, Twitter, GoodReads, Shelfari included), just make sure you link to your review list, shelf, tweet, or category. If you don’t have any of those feel free to comment.
6, Your Reviews: Reviewing is optional! But if you do review it would be great for you to share them by submitting them on the review page.
7, Finished: When you’re done it’s completion post time and you can share these on the completion/wrap-up page.

Challenge Levels
Geared – Choose 5 books to read
Cogged – Choose 15 books to read
Goggle Mad – Choose 30 books to read
Victorian Lord/Lady – Choose 50 books to read
Inventor – Choose 75 books to read
Zephyr Pilot – Choose 76-135 books to read
Steampunk’d – Choose 136-200 books to read

I’m going easy on myself and choose Geared: 5 books.

Read:
1, Phil Foglio and Kaja Foglio: Agatha H. and the Airship City
2, Steven Harper: The Doomsday Vault
3, Michael Moorcock: The Warlord of the Air
4, Michael Moorcock: The Land Leviathan
5, P. C. Martin: Steampunk Holmes: Legacy of the Nautilus
6, Karina Cooper: Gilded

I read one more book than my goal but surprisingly, I read only one book from my TBR. This means, of course, that I have to read some more steampunk in 2014.

Reading pool:
M. K. Hobson: Native Star
Steven Harper: Doomsday Vault
Mammoth Book of Steampunk, edited by Sean Wallace
James P. Blaylock: Lord Kelvin’s Machine
Kenneth Oppel: Airborn
Clay and Sussan Griffith: The Greyfriar
The next Cherie Priest book

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