A stunning anthology of the very best of steampunk that's taking teen fiction by storm.
Bestselling romance editor Trisha Telep brings an exciting new element to the fast-growing sub-genre of steampunk, which bends and blends the old and the new in increasingly popular dark urban fantasies. Young heroes and heroines battle evil, in various forms with the help of super-technological or supernatural powers, while falling in and out of love.
Ann Aguirre a bestselling author who writes urban fantasy (the Corine Solomon series from Roc), romantic science fiction (the Jax series from Ace), apocalyptic paranormal romance (as Ellen Connor, writing with Carrie Lofty, from Penguin), paranormal romantic suspense (as Ava Gray from Berkley), and post-apocalyptic dystopian young adult fiction (Razorland and Wireville coming in 2011 from Feiwel & Friends).
Tessa Gratton, her debut novel Blood Magic arrives in 2011 from Random House Children's Books, followed by the companion Crow Magic in 2012.
Jaclyn Dolamore is the debut author of Magic Under Glass from Bloomsbury USA.
Lesley Livingston is the award-winning author of Wondrous Strange and Darklight, the first two books in the bestselling trilogy from HarperCollins.
Frewin Jones is the bestselling author of the Faerie Path series and the Warrior Princess books, among many others
Caitlin Kittredge is the author of the Iron Codex trilogy, a Lovecraftian steampunk adventure.
Dru Pagliassotti's first novel Clockwork Heart was one of the first in the rising new genre of steampunk romance and was named by Library Journal as one of the five steampunk novels to read in 2009.
Dia Reeves is the debut author of the critically acclaimed YA Bleeding Violet.
Michael Scott is the Irish-born, New York Times bestselling author of the six part epic fantasy series, The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.
Maria V. Snyder is the New York Times bestselling author of the Study series (Poison Study, Magic Study, and Fire Study) about a young woman forced to become a poison taster.
Tiffany Trent the author of the acclaimed YA dark fantasy series Hallowmere, which was an IndieBound Children's Pick and a New York Public Library Book of the Teen Age 2008.
Kiersten White is the debut author of Paranormalacy, the first book in a new trilogy, which was published by HarperTeen in August of 2010.
Adrienne Kress, is the author of Alex and the Ironic Gentleman and Timothy and the Dragon's Gate.
Trisha Telep has interviewed a myriad of players in the burgeoning edible insect industry, which is currently developing new markets with unfamiliar but curious potential bug-eating consumers in the west including natural history TV presenter and speaker (BBC, ITV, Channel 5, Animal Planet, Channel 4 and Sky Television) Dr Sarah Beynon and her partner, chef Andy Holcroft. Together, they run Grub Kitchen from The Bug Farm, an award-winning scientific research centre on a 100-acre family farm in St Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales, carrying out world-class, cutting-edge scientific research on environmentally-friendly food production, and serving up innovative dishes to visitors hungry for a taste of the future of sustainable food.