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Brunch Book Club Review: Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is the bane of her mother’s existence. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper etiquette at tea–and god forbid anyone see her atrocious curtsy.

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Delightful Steampunk Romp: The Parasol Protectorate series by Gail Carriger

There are many ways to define a good book. There are ones with brilliant worldbuilding, books that drag you in and make you wish you were in that world rather than just in your armchair. 555 more words

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Spiced Violet and Works in Progress

This morning starts off with a new release: Spiced Violet.  Inspired by Daenerys Targaryen as the Mother of Dragons, this particular scent comes on strong of violets, with the musky incense of Dragon’s Blood and a hint of chai.   124 more words

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Series Spotlight: The Parasol Protectorate

Happy Book Day (otherwise known as Tuesday)! Since Gail Carriger’s book Prudence is released today, I thought I’d do a series spotlight on Prudence’s… 489 more words

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When Bitch Beer Ages to Good Boxed Wine: How Heartfelt Heartless Can Be

I completed Gail Carriger’s Heartless on a very long plane ride to Hawaii to visit my relatives and let me say, this book gave me great pleasure. 1,056 more words

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Graphic Novel Review: Soulless: The Manga Vol. 1 - 3

Earlier this week I reviewed The Parasol Protectorate Series by Gail Carriger. In case you didn’t read that review, Parasol Protectorate a supernatural steampunk series with a sense of humor. 517 more words

Graphic Novel Review

Steampunk Book Review: Soulless (2009)

Gail Carriger asks and answers an interesting question in her Parasol Protectorate series: “What if the supernatural was integrated into every day life?” Against the backdrop of Victorian London, the acerbic “spinster”, Alexia Tarrabotti, finds herself in a world that has done just that. 212 more words

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