Book Reviews

Search

Pages

View Best of Books

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger

Etiquette and Espionage is a spin off of Gail Carriger's steam-punk world that started with, "The Parasol Protectorate." I loved the Parasol Protectorate and many of Gail's other books. The Parasol Protectorate includes: Prudence, Soulless, Heartless, Blameless, and Changeless. More on that series in another review.

This new series is focused on a younger audience. The first two books are less about love and more of a coming of age for young women learning to be themselves in a world of manners, murder, and revolving mysteries. The entire series has a steam-punk edge set in a modernized 1800s.

The first book in the series was hard for me to listen to after finishing the Parasol Protectorate. I half heartedly gave it a good but waited to finish the series until about four or six months after I started it. They are drastically different voices on a parallel story line. The second time around it was an absolute hit. While looking for new books in my wish list, I noticed that the fourth book in this series was recently released and downloaded the second book, then restarted the first book. I finished the first three books in two days.

I'm kind of a fickle reader and audible listener, just have to be in the right mood for different genres. I hop around between historical romance, fiction, sci-fi, and educational novels with no rhyme or reason to the weekly choices. Sometimes books just need the right timing.

Fan Talk

My Photo

Senior UI/UX web designer at a large-scale IT contractor for defense, intelligence, and civilian government solutions. Adventurist and certified Yoga / Barre Instructor. Love aviation, books, and travel.Prefer long light hearted series in mystery, comedy, fantasy, and romance.

Share This Post

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email This Pin This Share on Google Plus Share on Tumblr

No comments:

Post a Comment