World Building

The Dark Thorn by Shawn Speakman

Shawn Speakman is no stranger to the world of speculative fiction. The owner of popular online bookstore The Signed Page and webmaster to many authors, including Terry Brooks and Naomi Novik, Speakman has become a well-known presence online and personal friend to …

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Leviathan (Leviathan #1) by Scott Westerfeld

Leviathan is the first novel in Scott Westerfeld’s Leviathan trilogy, a series of young adult novels that present an alternate World War I revolving around a different type of warfare—the steam-powered war machines of the Clanker powers against the genetically-manipulated …

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