Tinker has ratings and reviews. Barbara said: Notes on the first half:I’m having problems with this, mostly related to my reading as a writer. Project Elfhome – () Collection of novelettes and short stories from the Elfhome series; Steel City Magic – Science. Elfhome [Wen Spencer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. # 3 in the groundbreaking, award-winning Elfhome series. Pittsburgh, PA has.
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I’m still unclear on the whole shutdown bus I feel mislead. Within the first few pages I found myself immediately drawn into the world, and loving every second of it.
But it made me uncomfortable, and I’m not inclined to read the next one. And Tinker starts to make sense of it all.
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Elfhome Book 4 Hardcover: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. With an IQ over one-eighty, and standing only five feet tall, she always considered her wits to be her greatest weapon. Mostly, because too many characters were too shallow for my tastes.
Despite being tiny for his age, he was also very good at fighting. They come together like a mosaic, little pieces creating a greater picture. I don’t think it’s the heroine age that makes this a young adult book even if she is barely Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. If you like magic and elves, but also credible science with fiction thrown in, this book will do it for you. This was a fresh, interesting read with an excellent smart le Tinker, the main character is ridicuously smart, brave, cool and a little clueless.
And the drabble, especially Oilcan and the quads, makes you hope it becomes part of the canon of Elfhome. Cloudwalker and Little Egret still sported an impressive set of bruises, and Rainlily had a slight wheeze from smoke inhalation. Tinker has to be one of my top 10 favorite characters in literature, and if you knew how many books I’ve read in my life you would realize that is a big freaking deal.
They can buy pre-printed spells, though, and make use of those alongside their machines. They are true heroes, but there is something very heroic in a different way watching these humans without magic or special powers of any kind stand up, risk their lives and kick oni ass.
People change one another, often without realizing the impact they’ve made on others. I read it in a single sitting unfortunately for me, I started it at A free novelette from the Elfome universe that ta… More.
There are supposedly Chinese immigrants in Pittsburgh, though I don’t recall any Chinese characters actually appearing. But so much disregard of personal boundaries, lack of consent, deception, and just plain weird overload, 2- stars is a VERY generous rating from me. Displaying what years of practice could spencrr, Chloe side- stepped a pothole without glancing down.
Oh, and then she finds out that it wasn’t just spencet stole her humanity, but now she is also his wife, but it’s ok because she loves him. Inventor, girl genius Tinker lives in a near-future Pittsburgh which now exists mostly in the land of the elves. The last thing she wanted was Blue throwing himself between her and the type of danger that came looking for her. There’s no doubt in my mind both side are right.
Tinker finds herself taking on the Elven court, the NSA, the Elven Interdimensional Agency, technology smugglers sprncer a college-minded Xenobiologist as she tries to stay focused on what’s really important — her first date.
The creativity in this book was fantastic – weaving together mythical creatures and interesting made-up ones, with a big dose of science thrown in.
Mostly because I didn’t feel she had any. I loved this book, and the whole series so far, looking forward to more. All political ties are fraying. When her lover, the glorious I first read this book when it came out in and I loved it.
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Anybody else catching ugly echoes here? So elves are the inhabitants of one alternate universe, and other alternate universes contain creatures that also form the basis of other stories of earth. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Then again, elves were immortal; the traitorous Sparrow was the only other elf that Tinker had ever heard of being killed.
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I devoured this book, staying up all night until the end. Petite, gorgeous without trying, a genius at the ripe old age of 18, sexing up the most eligible Elf around, attracting the attention of numerous potential lovers, and literally transforming into an Elf?!
The mythology is weird too. Tinker — November — no spoilers 1 5 Nov 01, How much zaniness can be endured before the world implodes upon itself?!
She gave him a little shake to try and get him to relax. She thinks she knows and understands more than she does.
Inshe was the winner of the John W. Dec 27, Lightreads rated it did not like it Shelves: On the other women aspect, Tinker does at least spend time with two older women who have been in their way mothers to her, but there is also the standard jealous beautiful antagonist that makes Tinker feel grubby and not pretty.
The narrative is thick with info-dumps, jus Notes on the first half: I growled and threatened to bite my SO when he suggested it slfhome time to go to bed.
And b it just made me feel uncomfortable that the author might be hiding some racism in all of this with the zomg evil Chinese people thing. He may come into his own in the sequel, which is named after him instead of her.