Steamborn by Eric R. Asher

294 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous fast-paced


Jacob, a tinker's apprentice and sometime thief, has lived his entire life in the mountain city of Ancora, protected by the city walls. These towering barriers keep the Deadlands creatures at bay, but the monsters move higher into the peaks every ...

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adventurous 100%
emotional 66%
funny 66%
mysterious 66%
dark 33%
hopeful 33%
lighthearted 33%
sad 33%
tense 33%


medium 66%
slow 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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