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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Another slightly annoying thing was that towards the end of the book, Sophronia’s feelings towards Soap had slightly slid from pure friendship to Enjoyed it a lot! Our biggest concern is what you get up to when we are not watching. Writin Actual rating 4.

Cudtsies Steampunk elements come through a bit more in this series I feel and I really like that. I loved watching her, and her friends evolve cugtsies older, more finished people.

And this book made me laugh out loud quite a few times. She was once an archaeologist and is fond of shoes, octopuses, and tea. And really, was there a need to include a love triangle when the main character in the book is all of 15 years old.

I can say conspiracied certainty, her narration style causes me to enjoy this series far more than if I read them. The steampunk setting can best be described as “twee.

Curtsies & Conspiracies

If used amateurishly, romance can bury a great story under multiple layers of cheesiness and thus ruin the whole book. Return to Book Page. Soap could have told her that. Still a good story though.

Curtsies & Conspiracies – Gail Carriger – Gail Carriger

Open Preview See a Problem? He was getting familiar. Carry on, and the masses will follow. Oct 03, Simon Brading rated it really liked it. I was reminded of this series and the rest of Gail Carriger’s series that I’ve started and not finished when I talked to Rose Davis on the Reading Envy Podcast – she had just listened to the first book of the newest series, Prudenceand when I knew I was going to spend half the day in the car driving to and from a workshop, I downloaded this immediately.


Many of the annd probably were.

Jan 07, L. 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. The secondary characters are also awesome, especially Soap, who I’m a little bit totally in love with.

The lady retrieved the cards and shuffled them back together into one stack in an attitude of dismissal. A new conspiracy pops up and of course it’s up to Sophronia to make everything work and save the day and her friends, while she’s at itwhile of course being careful with her petticoats and not being found out by the teachers.

Curtsies curtses Conspiracies ARC. Dimity was so pretty and chattery, she quite overpowered the average male.

Nevertheless, you veer away from perfect in matters of etiquette. I loved finding out even more about the characters I love. I don’t care, though, they are just so fun to Another fun instalment of the Finishing School series by Gail Carriger!

It was incredibly easy to give this book five stars. I love Sophronia and her friends and while I see the similarities with the “old” characters, these are much better. A slight love triangle is forming around Sophronia. Gail’s distinctive voice, signature humor, and lush steampunk setting are sure to be the height of fashion this season.

You could probably figure out the missing bits, but you will want to start with the first for the complete picture. And how many ways do you know to kill me, while we dance?


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It is completely devoid of substance with an utterly convoluted plot. With the brilliant analytical skills of a young Holmes.

Many gentlemen were unable to cope with abundant chatter, which is why they so often married it. I’ve a number of series now that I’ll only listen to: These things conspircies to make her particularly appealing to gentlemen.

Well, fun ending with Monique. In terms of language use in steampunk, Gail Carriger is, I dare say, the best. She handles the silly names and bizarre situations with the formality required for any proper lady. I like this series even more that The Parasol protectorate; it’s so funny and clever Feb 16, Lindsey Rey rated it really liked it Shelves: While one would originally think that it is a school for lessons in proper etiquette and manners, but alas they are training her to become a spy!

I did not want to know more about him and I feel like I instantly knew that he was going to cause trouble for my favorite characters. Taking this as a sign her fortune was complete, Preshea stood. Because my current bedside read is a book in another Carriger series Changelessit was most interesting to realize that there are some characters that crossover, despite the fact that the finishing school books take place 15 years ahead of the Parasol Protectorate.