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22 Best Steampunk Books of All Time


Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Steampunk books (instead of one person's opinion).

Our process:
1. Search for "best steampunk books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 2
    Appears in 4 articles
  3. 3
    Appears in 4 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 4 articles
  5. 5

    Leviathan

    Scott Westerfeld

    Appears in 4 articles
  6. 6
    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8
    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9

    Boneshaker

    Cherie Priest

    Appears in 3 articles
  10. 10
    Appears in 3 articles
  11. 11
    Appears in 3 articles
  12. 12
    Appears in 3 articles
  13. 13

    Homunculus

    James P. Blaylock

    Appears in 3 articles
  14. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    14
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15
    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16
    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17
    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 18

    Against the Day

    Thomas Pynchon

    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 19
    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 21

    Morlock Night

    K.W. Jeter

    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 22

    The Steampunk Trilogy

    Paul Di Filippo

    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this Steampunk books list created?

    We searched for "best Steampunk books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Steampunk books are in this list?

    There are 22 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Steampunk books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Steampunk books on the internet.

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