A fairy tale themed blog that I follow (I forgot which one, but it was a good post) recently featured an essay about how popular it currently is to mix fairy tales with steampunk.So, probably a gimmick that is going to turn into a genre.
Well, I thought it made a refreshing change from the "Me and my hunky vampire/werewolf/fae" genre, but it still felt weirdly calculated. Like she was writing something that she'd identified as an Emerging Market. I haven't read it, but I expect I will eventually. Probably shouldn't judge it 'til then, should I?
© 2012 Wordcandy Books LLC
All book cover art property of their respective artists and publishers