Friday, July 9, 2010

SteamBoyz: Welcome

SteamBoyz
July 9-17, 2010
an interactive virtual event

SteamBoyz = YA steampunk stories with YA male protagonists

Pre-schedule:
Teaser 1: SteamBoyz in July
Teaser 2: Clockwork Angel cover contest & blogosphere giveaways
Teaser 3: IMM
Teaser 4: Steampunk Weekly
Teaser 5: Dreaming Books
Teaser 6: Leviathan dress & blogosphere giveaways
Teaser 7: IMM

W E L C O M E !

Jane and Jade are making preparations for their latest voyage. They have agreed to take on some passengers for the journey to South America.

Spectators can send transmissions to them via comments or simply sit back and view the adventure through your Lovelace devices.

As with all events, treasures may be found along the way that participants can attempt to claim.

Alright, put away the parasols and adjust your goggles...

FYI: There will be 2-5 posts per day posted between 5am - 12pm PDT.
Feel free to check in every couple hours or at the end of the day.

Schedule of events:
details and links will be filled in after posted
per usual links are also on the sidebar


July 9, 2010 - Friday
Welcome
Giveaway: SteamBoyz steampunk challenge
Passengers
Tiny Bubble aka Bulla Parvula

July 10, 2010 - Saturday
Status Report
Mobile City: Worldshaker by by Richard Harland
Review: Worldshaker by Richard Harland
Giveaway: Cecelia Bedelia

July 11, 2010 - Sunday
~~ intermission ~~ In My Mailbox
Biological Airship: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld (with review from Giada)
Report: Italy - Leviathan
Behemoth

July 12, 2010 - Monday
New Passenger: Freda
Giveaway: Society of Unrelenting Vigilance - Candle Man by Glenn Dakin
Report: Japan - guest post by author Glenn Dakin
Review: Candle Man by Glenn Dakin
Society of Dread

July 13, 2010 - Tuesday
Report: France
Tiny Bubble: Submerge
Under the Sea: Knights of the Sea by Paul Marlowe
Giveaway: Octo Pulley doll & Larklight by Philip Reeve

July 14, 2010 - Wednesday
Report: Turkey
HMS Jupiter
Giveaway: Sky Mail - Ginny's card & Thomas Riley by Nick Valentino
Review: Thomas Riley by Nick Valentino

July 15, 2010 - Thursday
Giveaway: Bit of Steampink
Aurora: Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
Review by Lexie: Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
Still Under the Sea: The Choir Boats by Daniel A. Rabuzzi

July 16, 2010 - Friday
Tiny Bubble: Surface
At Sea Level: Secrets of the Fire Sea by Stephen Hunt
Rambling House: Larklight by Philip Reeve
Review: Larklight by Philip Reeve

July 17, 2010 - Saturday
Lovelace device: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Podcast: The Gearheart by Alex White
Tiny Bubble: Birth of a Bubble

July 18, 2010 - Sunday
~~ intermission ~~ In My Mailbox
Tiny Bubble: Skyward
Land, ho! - End credits and acknowledgments

July 19, 2010 - Monday
Giveaway: Epilogue: Monkey Coloring Book by Chet Phillips
Announcement: Cecelia Bedelia's giveaway winner

July 21, 2010 - Wednesday
Announcement: giveaway winners

August 3, 2010
Announcement: giveaway winner

August 2010
Announcement: Stormi's giveaway winner

-->coming in December, Old Skewl Steampunk

Books featured:

Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

Candle Man by Glenn Dakin

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Larklight by Philip Reeve

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

Thomas Riley by Nick Valentino

WorldShaker by Richard Harland

In addition:

Knights of the Sea by Paul Marlowe

The Choir Boats by Daniel A. Rabuzzi

Secrets of the Fire Sea by Stephen Hunt

Sinister Simians by Chet Phillips

~*~

* image for button from Vecona

* image source sky pirate from Vecona

4 comments:

  1. Hello SteamBoyz! Ready for action!

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  2. So many interesting books and Old Skewl Steampunk in December?! YAY!!!

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  3. Well, this will certainly be fun. Thanks for hosting, V!

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  4. *puts goggles on and enjoys the ride* ;-)

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