BookCase.Club February 2017 Subscription Box Review + Coupon – Sci-Fi/Fantasy

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Bookcase.Club sends hand selected books to your door for less than $15 including shipping per month. With eight different reader options there is something for everyone. I picked the thrill seeker case: mystery/thriller books. This box contains two books, one hard cover and a paperback and as well as a card with a quick description of each.

 

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Quotes and a picture of the book are found on the back.
 

“You ain’t gonna like what I have to tell you, but I’m gonna tell you anyway. See, my name is Karen Memery, like memory only spelt with an e, and I’m one of the girls what works in the Hôtel Mon Cherie on Amity Street. ‘Hôtel’ has a little hat over the o like that. It’s French, so Beatrice tells me.”

Set in the late nineteenth century-in a city a lot like what we now call Seattle Underground-when airships plied the trade routes, would-be gold miners were heading to the gold fields of Alaska, and steam-powered mechanicals stalked the waterfront, Karen is a young woman on her own, is making the best of her orphaned state by working in Madame Damnable’s high-quality bordello. Through Karen’s eyes we get to know the other girls in the house-a resourceful group-and the poor and the powerful of the town.

Trouble erupts one night when a badly injured girl arrives at their door, begging sanctuary, followed by the man who holds her indenture, and who has a machine that can take over anyone’s mind and control their actions. And as if that wasn’t bad enough, the next night brings a body dumped in their rubbish heap-a streetwalker who has been brutally murdered.

Hard on the heels of that horrifying discovery comes a lawman who has been chasing this killer for months. Marshal Bass Reeves is closing in on his man, and he’s not about to reject any help he can get, even if it comes from girl who works in the Hôtel Mon Cheri.

Elizabeth Bear brings alive this Jack-the-Ripper yarn of the Old Steampunk West with a light touch in Karen’s own memorable voice, and a mesmerizing evocation of classic steam-powered science in Karen Memory.

A Jack the Ripper type book set in the Old Steampunk, sounds like an amazing combination for a great book. All the leading characters being women also makes me super happy, I love strong women. I’m not normally a fantasy book kind of gal, but this looks great and I”m pretty sure I can get my daughter to read this too.

From the author of the #1 bestselling The Atlantis Gene comes a new novel in which the world’s past and future rests in the hands of five unwitting strangers in this definitive edition of A. G. Riddle’s time-traveling, mind-bending speculative thriller.

En route to London from New York, Flight 305 suddenly loses power and crash-lands in the English countryside, plunging a group of strangers into a mysterious adventure that will have repercussions for all of humankind.

Struggling to stay alive, the survivors soon realize that the world they’ve crashed in is very different from the one they left. But where are they? Why are they here? And how will they get back home?

Five passengers seem to hold clues about what’s really going on: writer Harper Lane, venture capitalist Nick Stone, German genetic researcher Sabrina Schröder, computer scientist Yul Tan, and Grayson Shaw, the son of a billionaire philanthropist.

As more facts about the crash emerge, it becomes clear that some in this group know more than they’re letting on—answers that will lead Harper and Nick to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy involving their own lives. As they begin to piece together the truth, they discover they have the power to change the future and the past—to save our world . . . or end it.

A wildly inventive and propulsive adventure full of hairpin twists, Departure is a thrilling tale that weaves together power, ambition, fate, memory, and love, from a bold and visionary talent.

A tale of survival in order to save the world, sign me up to miss all sorts of important things because my nose will be buried in this book.  I will admit that I did judge this book by its cover and decided that it will be the first one I read.
This is the first time I’ve received the Sci-Fi/Fantasy box and I think I’m in love. I love a great thriller but I am so excited to broaden my reading horizons. Both of these selections sound fun and like an adventure. Hopefully, I will get to share the experience with my daughter and maybe my husband. I was also super happy to get two hardcover books instead of one paperback and one hardcover. Another favorite thing about this box is there is very little filler and it’s all recyclable.
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