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Steampunk Manners: Prudence by Gail Carriger

If you crossed a Jane Austen novel with a Stephen King novel and cast Zooey Deschanel in the movie adaptation, you’d be close to imagining  284 more words

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Steampunk Manners: Prudence by Gail Carriger

If you crossed a Jane Austen novel with a Stephen King novel and cast Zooey Deschanel in the movie adaptation, you’d be close to imagining… 893 more words

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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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