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. Feb 16, Lindsey Rey rated it really liked it Shelves: D it’s well worth the money and the time.

Long thing short, anything you would want from a steampunk novel. With the brilliant analytical skills of a young Holmes. Carry on, and the masses will follow. Has anyone ever told you that? Rereading in Januaryand very happy about this decision.

Nor is she gracefully immune to everything the other girls say or think — she can be hurt by them, and do them injustices. I really enjoy the adventures on board Miss Geraldine’s dirigible and seeing our characters start to grow a little more with each adventure they embark on is great.

They are a muddy green. She grows a lot because of the events in the second book so in this one, her narration sounds more mature. Carriger knows how to write paranormal, for all ages.

Her descriptions are very detailed and vibrant. Aug 30, Megs rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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 This series is just a lot of fun, and even better in audio, performed by Moira Quirk.


Taking this as a sign her fortune was complete, Preshea stood. A conspiracy is afoot—one with dire implications for both supernaturals and humans.

Curtsies & Conspiracies

Furthermore, Sophroni Does one need four fully grown foxgloves for decorating a dinner table for six guests? Vampires are involved, kidnapping too, a flash meeting with a charming blond vampire, more of the handsome werewolf teacher and some flashy experiments.

He annoyed the heck out of me. Why doesn’t that bother me? The third book is titled Waistcoats and Weaponry and scheduled for release in Put my paws on it the moment my computer clocked said 5th of November and finished the book in two hours O.

Fifteen years old, ladies and gentlemen. Return to Book Page. Curtsies and Conspiracies 8 23 Jun 21, Half an hour after reading it, I remember absolutely nothing about it, and I can’t even tell you what the hell the main plot was. And the dosage is perfect too as there is just enough romance to cause that warm tingly excitement and leave you wanting more!

I said it was a quick read and a very amusing one, and it really was. We need to clone Gail Carriger so we can read more about the delightful world she has Rereading in Januaryand very happy about this decision.

The world-building is well-done, the character are well-developed and the plot is always interesting. Alexia sometimes felt forced to conspiracirs and with Sophronia that never happened. Just a grand time. Am I ready to be courted?

Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, #2) by Gail Carriger

Now, as she sneaks around the dirigible school, eavesdropping on the teachers’ quarters and making clandestine climbs to the ship’s boiler room, she learns that there may be more to a field trip to London than is apparent at first.

Soap is one of my favorite characters. Furthermore, Sophronia got mixed up in an intrigue durtsies a stolen device and had a cheese pie thrown at her in a most horrid display of poor manners.

Vieve, the sootie that Sophronia became close friends with, has a more defined role this time. You will receive your final marks in front of your peers.


It flows at a medium pace which really compliments the story. The romance is really subtle and cute, because so far there’s very conepiracies of it, since our dear main protagonist has just realised that there might be someone who wants to attract her attention. It is a constant source of humor with sharp and intelligent criticism underneath. May 14, Nikki rated it liked it Shelves: As in the first novel, the true-to-the-period language may slow down some readers, but this xonspiracies a must-have purchase for libraries in which the first book is popular.

We have classes on “drawing room music and subversive petit fours,” “Hive and pack dynamics as part of the modern aristocratic system,” “rapid walking in anx skirts,” “tea and delusions,” “portion allotment, puddings, and preemptive poisonings. Curtsiea gave it to Sidheag, who read it with a perfectly straight face, her tawny eyes dancing, and then passed it Sophronia. I don’t know what the mystery is, curtsiies do I know how the plot was resolved.

Soap is a complete cinnamon roll and I ship the hell out of it. And Sophronia seems just as much a Mary-Sue in this book as she did in the last one. To the lovely people out there, I love this author, her work makes me giggle. Sophronia is now in her second year of curtxies as a spy and has established herself as one of the top recruits, at least in terms of espionage, and her suspicious nature continues to drive her as she uses her skills and training to uncover the true reason behind the school trip to London.

It is impossible not to admire Sophronia for her ability to keep a tight rein on so many things at once.