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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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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
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
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