Goliath: Win the Leviathan Trilogy by Scott Westerfeld

All this week, we’re featuring Goliath by Scott Westerfeld — in stores Sept. 20th — and his entire Leviathan trilogy, plus a couple other goodies. So to kick off this week of fantastic features, we wanted to tell you more about this Steampunk series — and give you newcomers to the series a chance to win all three books!

The Contest

In the world of Leviathan, World War I is reimagined with a Steampunk flair. Specifically, Westerfeld introduces us to the Clankers and the Darwinists. Explore the definitions of both groups on the Scott Westerfeld Wiki site — then tell us which group you’d rather support if you lived in the world of Leviathan!

Be sure to fill out the Novel Novice Leviathan Trilogy Giveaway Entry Form to enter the contest!

The Prizes

Two (2) winners will each receive a complete set of the Leviathan trilogy: Leviathan, Behemoth, and Goliath:

The Rules

  • One entry per person
  • U.S. only
  • Use the entry form

The Deadline

All entries are due by midnight (PT) on Monday, September 19th.

Questions? Leave ’em in the comments & we’ll reply!

In the meantime, here’s more about all three books, plus the series book trailer!


Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men.

Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She’s a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.

With World War I brewing, Alek and Deryn’s paths cross in the most unexpected way…taking them on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure that will change both their lives forever.


The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers.

Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and Alek is the heir to an empire posing as a commoner. Finally together aboard the airship Leviathan, they hope to bring the war to a halt. But when disaster strikes the Leviathan‘s peacekeeping mission, they find themselves alone and hunted in enemy territory.

Alek and Deryn will need great skill, new allies, and brave hearts to face what’s ahead.


Alek and Deryn are on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end World War I, reclaim Alek’s throne as prince of Austria, and finally fall in love. The first two objectives are complicated by the fact that their ship, the Leviathan, continues to detour farther away from the heart of the war (and crown). And the love thing would be a lot easier if Alek knew Deryn was a girl. (She has to pose as a boy in order to serve in the British Air Service.) And if they weren’t technically enemies.

The tension thickens as the Leviathan steams toward New York City with a homicidal lunatic on board: secrets suddenly unravel, characters reappear, and nothing is at it seems in this thunderous conclusion to Scott Westerfeld’s brilliant trilogy.

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