Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School Series Book 2) and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible. Curtsies & Conspiracies hit the New York Times Young Adult bestseller list at #5 on November 24, , the best standing on the list for the Finishing School. Followed by, ‘Curtsies & Conspiracies. Children and Young Adult Literature portal. Etiquette & Espionage is a young adult steampunk novel by Gail Carriger. It is her first young.

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He was getting familiar. The steampunk setting can best be described as “twee. I loved finding out even more about the characters I love. Very good 2nd book in the series. Or perhaps my intelligencer skills are lacking and I should have attended Madame Geraldine’s myself!

I cursties that she has grown a little more mature, but still containing that wicked gleam in her eye. Also since this series is set years before The Parasol Protectorate some characters that I had come to know and love appear.

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I can say with certainty, her narration style causes me to enjoy this series far more than if I read them. Oct 03, Simon Brading rated it really liked it. In terms of language use in steampunk, Gail It would appear that Gail Carriger gets even more bold and hilarious with each new book she writes. Is there romance in any of the books? Characters — 4 out of 5 stars Slowly but surely, this cast is worming themselves into my heart and settling there. I read The Parasol Protectorate series this summer and, while I was really pleased with the story and the witty banter, there were things that weren’t, in my opinion, “complete”.


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Overall, I enjoyed this second installment much more than the first book. It made me enjoy the story so much more than I first thought I was going to. Consporacies, if nothing else, this test has told us you are probably spying on us, as well as everyone around you. But on the whole, it was pretty damned fabulous.

I had fun reading it, and that’s what matters. Like the first book, this YA book set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate is a fun romp with slightly less sex talk than the Parasol Protectorate books.

Well, she doesn’t get that ending, but at anr she might be out of the picture. I can’t read one of Gail’s books because I’m not as good as the reader and it seems flat! Has anyone ever told you that?

This series is conspiracids much fun! I enjoyed reading her voice. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It is completely devoid of substance with an utterly convoluted plot.

Mar 02, Natasha? Jan 04, Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies rated it it was ok Shelves: But the part that impresses me the most is that most of this story takes place aboard the ship.


From the looks of things, this conspiracy is of catastrophic proportions! Because, if nothing else, this test has told us you are probably spying on us, as well as everyone around you. Mixed feelings, girl, i get it, but not this mixed. So 5 stars from me since it was worth the wait. View all 11 comments. Therefore, the jarring leaps between limited 3rd-person POV and omniscient, the awkward dialogue tags and the telling rather than showing make for an unsatisfactory, bumpy read.

Book 2 of a new series by Gail Carriger. She gave it to Sidheag, who read it with a perfectly straight face, her tawny eyes dancing, and then passed it Sophronia.

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I love Sophronia and her friends and while I see the similarities with the “old” characters, these are much better. Sophronia is adorably naive about her two love interests while also being incredibly savvy about everything else that’s going on. The Steampunk elements come through a bit more consporacies this series I feel and I really like that. This is especially evident in contrast with the voice.

Sep 22, R Z rated it really liked it Shelves: It is absolutely amusing, the book is rampant with silliness.