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A little bit of steampunk

I suck at fancy or cute titles and names. Seriously. The last time I made up a username I liked, people thought it was a veiled drug reference. 453 more words

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Review - Etiquette & Espionage

Etiquette & Espionage, Gail Carriger

I read Soulless a while ago, and liked it enough that I had a vague intention of reading more, but not so much I was in a hurry. 209 more words


What are you reading Wednesday

What have you recently finished reading?
Most recently, hmm… Etiquette & Espionage (Gail Carriger). I’d been meaning to read it for a while, since I thought Soulless was fun, and yesterday proved the perfct opportunity for it. 201 more words


Potato Fritters

18. Potato Fritters. INGREDIENTS. — Two baking potatoes; 5 tablespoons flour; 2 tablespoons thick cream; 1 tablespoon sherry; 2 tablespoons caster sugar; 1 tablespoon lemon juice; 2 eggs; plenty of oil for frying; powdered sugar for serving. 347 more words

Gail Carriger

Review 50: Changeless by Gail Carriger

Changeless by Gail Carriger (Orbit, 2010)

Genre: Romance, fantasy

Awards: None

Review: The continuation of Alexia Tarabotti (now Maccon)’s adventures, this second installment is written with just as much verve and British comedy of manners styling. 109 more words

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Review 44: Soulless by Gail Carriger

Soulless by Gail Carriger (Orbit, 2009)

Genre: Romance, fantasy

Awards: ALA Alex Award (2010)

Review: Alexia Tarbotti, confirmed spinster, holds a precarious place in Victorian London society for a variety of reasons. 129 more words

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Review 32: Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger

Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger (Hachette Little, Brown & Co. 2013)

Genre: Alternate history, steampunk

Awards: None

Review: Sophronia Angelina Temminick, an often overlooked middle child in her parents pack of offspring, has finally made herself enough of a nuisance to be sent against her will to finishing school. 208 more words

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