Author: Gail Carriger

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Early Review: Imprudence (The Custard Protocol #2) by Gail Carriger

Early Review: Imprudence (The Custard Protocol #2) by Gail Carriger

July 18, 2016 Review 0

As we start IMPRUDENCE, the second book in The Custard Protocol, we find Prudence has reached her majority and is now a full grown “ish” adult ready to taste some independence. Unfortunately she now has no outside protection against people who want to kill her and as a result of her actions in the previous book she’s on the bad side of the Queen.

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Review: Prudence (The Custard Protocol, #1) by Gail Carriger

Review: Prudence (The Custard Protocol, #1) by Gail Carriger

March 17, 2015 Review 2

I was so excited to hear that there was going to be a new series dedicated to Prudence, the daughter of Conall and Alexia Maccon from the Parasol Protectorate series. Prudence was such an interesting child who could steal the abilities of any supernatural she touched that a whole new series dedicated to her hijinks as a young adult just had to be written. PRUDENCE is an absolute delight with dangerous new creatures and high skies dirgible adventures, odd new supernatural characters and mysteries, and the typical witty fancifullness I’ve come to expect and enjoy from Gail Carriger’s work.

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Review: Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School #3) by Gail Carriger

Review: Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School #3) by Gail Carriger

November 10, 2014 Review 0

If you missed Sophronia Temminick’s Finishing School adventures as much as I did, you’ll love Gail Carriger’s latest trip to Madamoiselle Geraldine’s and the lessons in proper spycraft within the pages of WAISTCOATS & WEAPONRY. The wider supernatural world closes in on Sophronia and her friends as the werewolf drama that sets the events of Carriger’s Parasol Protectorate series into motion happens while the ladies are learning the art of the bladed fan. With her friend Sidheag personally affected by pack dynamics, Sophronia has no choice but to get involved herself. It’s always a delight to go back to school with Carriger, though, like Sophronia’s first outing, WAISTCOATS & WEAPONRY feels more like a stepping stone in a larger story than its own novel.

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Early Review: Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School #2) by Gail Carriger

Early Review: Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School #2) by Gail Carriger

October 22, 2013 Review 0

As charming and quirky as Gail Carriger’s Soulless series, CURTSIES & CONSPIRACIES delves back into all the ways that society, science, and magic can collide. Sophronia’s perspective on manners and intelligence gathering is a fantastic window into this world, which is as interesting for the social dynamics as for the dirigibles and mechanimals.

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Release Day Review: Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1) by Gail Carriger

Release Day Review: Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1) by Gail Carriger

February 5, 2013 Review 6

It is thrilling to return to the same steampunk and paranormal alternate Victorian England that made The Parasol Protectorate series so brilliant. In ETIQUETTE & ESPIONAGE, the first in the four book Finishing School series, set 25 years before Alexia’s series, we meet a young girl named Sophronia. In classic Carriger fashion, Sophronia is the embodiment of cleverness, bravery, and falls woefully short of the societal definition of a lady. In other words, she’s fantastically entertaining, just like this book.

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Review: Timeless by Gail Carriger

Review: Timeless by Gail Carriger

March 19, 2012 Review 7

Title: Timeless Author:  Gail Carriger Series: Parasol Protectorate #5 Cover Art: N/A Genre: Paranormal Steampunk Excerpt: Yes Source: Bought Reviewed by: Abigail Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Orbit (February 28, 2012) ISBN-10: 0316127183 ISBN-13: 978-0316127189 Sexual Content: Kissing. References to heterosexual & homosexual sex. Scenes of homosexual sensuality. Rating: Excellent – Loved it! Buy it now & put this author on your watch list. Description Alexia Tarabotti, Lady Maccon, has settled into domestic bliss. Of course, being Alexia, such bliss involves integrating werewolves into London High society, living in a vampire’s second best closet, and coping with a precocious… Read more »

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Early Review: Heartless by Gail Carriger

Early Review: Heartless by Gail Carriger

June 22, 2011 Uncategorized 4

*This title will be released on June 28, 2011* Title: Heartless Author: Gail Carriger Series: Parasol Protectorate #4 Cover Art: Lauren Panepinto  Genre: Paranormal Steampunk Excerpt: No Source: Publisher Reviewed by: Abigail Mass Market Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Orbit; Original edition (June 28, 2011) ISBN-10: 0316127191 ISBN-13: 978-0316127196 Sexual Content: Kissing. References to homosexuality. References to sex Rating: Excellent – Loved it! Buy it now & put this author on your watch list. Description Lady Alexia Maccon, soulless, is at it again, only this time the trouble is not her fault. When a mad ghost threatens the queen, Alexia is… Read more »

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Joint Review: Blameless by Gail Carriger

Joint Review: Blameless by Gail Carriger

September 16, 2010 Uncategorized 8

Book Description Quitting her husband’s house and moving back in with her horrible family, Lady Maccon becomes the scandal of the London season. Queen Victoria dismisses her from the Shadow Council, and the only person who can explain anything, Lord Akeldama, unexpectedly leaves town. To top it all off, Alexia is attacked by homicidal mechanical ladybugs, indicating, as only ladybugs can, the fact that all of London’s vampires are now very much interested in seeing Alexia quite thoroughly dead. While Lord Maccon elects to get progressively more inebriated and Professor Lyall desperately tries to hold the Woolsey werewolf pack together,… Read more »

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Review: Changeless by Gail Carriger

Review: Changeless by Gail Carriger

April 23, 2010 Uncategorized 0

*Disclosure: I received this book courtesy of Orbit Books Book Description Alexia Tarabotti, the Lady Woolsey, awakens in the wee hours of the mid-afternoon to find her husband, who should be decently asleep like any normal werewolf, yelling at the top of his lungs. Then he disappears – leaving her to deal with a regiment of supernatural soldiers encamped on her doorstep, a plethora of exorcised ghosts, and an angry Queen Victoria. But Alexia is armed with her trusty parasol, the latest fashions, and an arsenal of biting civility. Even when her investigations take her to Scotland, the backwater of… Read more »

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