Gadgets, Gears & Great Adventures 7 steampunk novels for teens What would history have been like with more nifty gadgets? These novels take a different view of the past. 1. Boneshaker Cherie Priest 2. Corsets and Clockwork: 13 Steampunk Romances Tricia Telep 3. Stormdancer Jay Kristoff 4. Mortal Engines Philip Reeve 5. Leviathan Scott Westerfeld 6. His Dark Materials Philip Pullman 7. Soulless Gail Carriger Tags: inventions, history, alternate history View the discussion thread.