ARC Book Review: Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Publishing Date: September 18 2012 Genre: YA, Japanese Steampunk Format: Paperback Page count: 313 My rating: When sixteen year old Yukiko is sent to tag along on her father the Huntmaster’s impossible quest of finding and capturing the legendary and probably extinct arashitora (thunder tiger/griffin), her airship crashes and she is forced to make a tentative […]

Mini Review: The Little Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Publisher: Jay Kristoff Publishing Date: 2012 Genre: Children, Steampunk Format: Paperback Page count: 33 My rating: Without spoiling Stormdancer, Jay Kristoff’s companion children’s book The Little Stormdancer delivers the charming tale of Yukiko and her companion griffon (‘thunder tiger’) Buruu in a condensed, simplified version, weaving the familiar themes of environmental protection and animal welfare also found in the full-length novel. The repeated […]