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Airborn: Matt Cruise Series – Book 1, Kenneth Oppel, Thorndike Press (2006)

Set in a steampunk world of airships and adventure, Airborn is an exciting romp through an Early-to-Mid 20th Century world that never was. A simple, fun adventure of exploration and pirates set aboard a dirigible skyliner, this was a great read, particularly for the YA audience. This is the second review I’ve given of this text: the first was of the audiobook, which sucked. Continue reading

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Airborn: Matt Cruse Series Book 1, Kenneth Oppel (David Kelly, Narrator)(HarperCollins, 2005/Audible Audio Edition, 2007).

Even in a steampunk world where airships and ornithopters rule the sky, bad acting can still kill an otherwise promising novel!!! Continue reading

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