Steampunk Cakes!

You know what makes any sub-genre better? CAKES, that’s what!

Perhaps it’s not surprising, given that October is Steampunk Month, but one of my favorite blogs, Cake Wrecks, is all about the steampunk this week. Normally Cake Wrecks covers only weird, horrible cakes, but apparently everything steampunk is GOOD:

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Cake by Mike’s Amazing Cakes.

Click here to see more delicious steampunk cakes.

Here are the next few days of my tour:

Seattle
Monday October 12, 7:00PM
(with Sarah Rees Brennan)
Third Place Books
Location: 17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 981555

Tempe, Arizona
Wednesday October 14th, 7:00PM
(just me)
Changing Hands signing
Location: 6428 South McClintock Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283

Click here for all tour details.

Click here to buy Leviathan.

Oh, and yes, there was a fire in our hotel last night. But we survived! When I have more time, I shall post photos of the (mild, easily controlled) emergency.

(Thanks to Kami Garcia for the headsup on these cakes!)

43 thoughts on “Steampunk Cakes!

  1. Mmmmm, gears. Actually, “delicious” is probably one of the adjectives I most think of in relation to steampunk. (Leviathan included–I finished a couple hours ago and it was DEFINITELY as good as I’d hoped. Amazing rich and real alternate history whale adventures of secret identities for everyone!) Cake Wrecks is pretty great as well…so many hours of Chem lab spent laughing myself sick instead of researching the chemistry of eggs. *looks back fondly*

  2. Ping to: Team Yoshi Banana and Claire-wa (team zane)-
    what fire?!?!

  3. ohmygoodnessohmygoodnessohmygoodness i reeeeaaallllyyyyyy hope my mom takes me to see you tomorro Scott-la!

    and Mike’s Amazing Cakes is the place my sis wants to get her birthday cake from hehe those things are PRICEY but so pretty-making!

    -Lizzy-wa OUT! :mrgreen:

  4. Serafina-la! wow i havent seen you in foreeever! looks like LEVIATHAN brought you out of your non-blogging real world for a bit hehe

    -Lizzy-wa OUT! 😆

  5. woah extremley cool

    i cant wait until friday! your coming to uss in jersey! =]

    and haha you took pictures of the hotel emergency. that’s something me and my mother would doo haha

  6. Ping to Yoshi (i dont wanna write the whole thing out): duh that was suuch a bubble head moment! i didnt finish reading the post duh. haha
    ok right right now im about 2 go eat a delicious peanut butter cookie. theyre sooooooo good! lolzyz! is anyone on right now??? im soo bored

  7. So excited for tomarrow……so coming to Seattle…….are you just signing leviathan….or can we bring other books too…..cause I dought you’ll be anywhere near here again.

  8. i missed everybody! i went away 4 a little then everyone got on and probably already left. darn. well is anyone still on???

  9. i know no ones on but i wanna say im eating really good fudge right now

  10. That is so funny! I was just over at cakewrecks (a daily stop) and had copied the address to e-mail to you, Scott. Looks like you are a cakewrecks fan, too. Awesome!

    WandaV

  11. Hmm… that cake looks good, Scott-la! 🙂
    I haven’t commented on your blog since the production of Bogus to Bubbly D: But I do read your blog each and every day as soon as I wake up, and have been an avid follower on Twitter!
    I was so excited to pick up my copy of Leviathan today, and I’m about to go read chapter 5 now 🙂 I also bought Justine’s book Liar today, and after reading that and Leviathan I plan on reading some of her older books as well.

    I am also hoping to be able to meet you when you’re in up-state new jersey, but unfortunately I’m in south jersey and my dad won’t be able to drive me that weekend, but hopefully I’ll find a ride!

    You’re my favorite author, and it would be an honor to meet you.

    Lots of good wishes,
    Prue-la

  12. Nice cakee(:
    And yeah that is scary making (the fire)
    You should come to Houston,Texas (northwest part of town) I will totally be there!
    I still gotta buy the ‘brick’ and what will make it complete is if you sign it!!
    Well that’s all I have to say for now;; cya Scott fans!~mostly uglies fans:D

  13. wow! Can u actually EAT that? Bubbly-making!

    Oh, and scary-making fire! A bajilion ( its a number, people, get used to it ) of your fans would be totally devastated! *sniff*

    Okay, am i missing something, people? I’ve been looking for Liar EVERYWHERE! Is it not out in the U.S.? Is it not out at major bookstores? Is it an adult book? Or am i just curseed with non-liar-ness?

    Oh, and ping to Julie-wa and Team Yoshi Banana: steamy! new word! Wait… steamy, or steamy-making? Hmmm… i’ll hafta think ’bout that.

    Ping to Scot-la: leviathan was positively BRILLIANT! The pics were sorta Giger-ish, i guess… they really didn’t look like anything i’d ever seen before! As for the descriptions… Your prose, once again, astounds me. it tore all my expectations to shreds and pulled me completely into the story. I loved it! That has to be the one of the best books i’ve read in forever!

  14. CAKE!!!! 😀

    Me lovez it!

    Wow Scott-la, you must do a bunch of research on steampunkiness!
    (then again, so would I if I was going to write a book about it.)
    And you said u would have no time for posts. you did 2 yesterday! Thanks 4 satisfying our thirst 4 awesome! 😀

  15. We can also make out own cakes at home to celebrate Leviathan, and cover a brick in icing. wonder if that’ll look the same… :]

  16. ping to:♥DAVID&ZANELUVER!(I used to be Jessie-wa)♥
    ya, some lint caught on fire in his hotle’s landery room!

  17. ping to Scott-la:
    at the top it says: “This entry was posted on Sunday, October 11th, 2009 at 11:45 pm. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed. ” PINGING ISNT ALLOWED?!?!?!? i dont get it!

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