Idiot Genius: Willa Snap and the Clockwerk Boy

Idiot Genius: Willa Snap and the Clockwerk Boy Review

Independent Publisher Book Award Medal Winner
for Juvenile Fiction


“With its strong female protagonist, steampunk influence, myriad gadgets, descriptions of real life inventors and inventions, and quality writing, I can't recommend this book enough. Did I mention clockpunk cats?” —B. Evans

What’s it about? Here’s Willa (she's eleven):

Ever wonder why some crazy scientist hasn’t blown up the world? I used to wonder about it all the time. Actually, I was pretty sure my mom would be the one to do it.
But now I know better. It turns out there’s a force working hard to keep the world from going KABLOOEY.
Who are these people? Wait for it:
Idiots. Yep, you heard me right.
How do I know? Well, apparently, I’m an Idiot. At least, according to the Geniuses I am. Confused? I’m not surprised. You’re probably an Idiot too.

It all began on a Thursday at precisely 8 a.m. I was standing in the family room of our lovely two-story house, directly across the street from Squirrel Brand Park in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The same family room that, in a few minutes, I would never ever, ever see again—ever.

Title:Idiot Genius: Willa Snap and the Clockwerk Boy
Edition Language:English

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Patty Noonan

    I won this book as a FirstReads giveaway. To be honest and blunt, I struggled with it. I attempted to shift my mindset to that of a youngen and suspend my belief of reality but had a hard time believi...

  • Daniel Paul

    I was a Beta-reader for this book. I was supposed to be writing notes and comments in the margins but the book sucked me in so quickly and the pace was so fluid I was suddenly there at the end satisfi...

  • Abbie Coon

    Willamina Snap is an eleven year old girl who lived in Cambridge Massachusetts. One day, her and her family got taken to Grandeur, a city in a bubble that’s full of crazy things like “brewed” an...

  • Mary

    Throughly enjoyed the character Willa and the storyline ...

  • Bridget

    Both my 13-year-old son and I were captivated by Willa Snap, her world, and her adventure. I was hooked at the Table of Contents alone: The Order of the Black Fez, The Tantalizing Ticket, and Villa da...

  • Anzu Pai

    I was fascinated by the idea of Idiots vs Geniuses, but quite soon into the book I realised it is more suitable to a younger crowd. The world is beautifully, colorfully and comically depicted, yet the...

  • Ruth

    Idiot GeniusGather your imagination and sift yourself in for a jaunt in the life of a eleven year old girl who is relocated to a world full of idiots. Nothing like the types we might imagine, but land...

  • Mark

    Potential Review Biases:* I won a free copy of this eBook in a GoodReads giveaway.This book has a lot of things going for it: wacky hijinks, snarky characters, interesting world-building, good-pacing;...

  • Donna Bresnak

    I received this book for free from goodreads I laughed out loud at many parts of this inventive clever steampunk book. it is pure antasy, fast paced and wonderful to read. I recommend it...