Gail Carriger

Manners & Mutiny by Gail Carriger

Manners & Mutiny by Gail Carriger

A review by Nalini Haynes Manners & Mutiny is Finishing School book 4, preceded by Etiquette & Espionage, Curtsies and Conspiracies and Waistcoats and Weaponry. Sophronia is back in the enormous dirigible school, floating over the moor and attending a […]

Waistcoats and Weaponry by Gail Carriger

Waistcoats and Weaponry by Gail Carriger

A review by Nalini Haynes ISBN: 9781907411618 Publisher: Hachette Page count: 320 Rating:   3 1/2 out of 5 stars Waistcoats and Weaponry is the 3rd finishing school novel after Etiquette and Espionage and Curtsies and Conspiracies. The finishing school novels are a prequel series to […]

Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

A review by Nalini Haynes Curtsies and Conspiracies is the second in the Finishing School series by Gail Carriger. This is a prequel series to the Parasol Protectorate series, featuring some of the same characters twenty years younger. The first in […]

Soulless 2: the manga by Gail Carriger & REM

Soulless 2: the manga by Gail Carriger & REM

a review by Nalini Haynes Soulless 2 of the manga series is the second of the Parasol Protectorate series written by Gail Carriger converted into manga by REM; the original novel is Changeless. Just in case you missed my review of the […]

Soulless 1: the manga by Gail Carriger & REM

Soulless 1: the manga by Gail Carriger & REM

a review by Nalini Haynes Soulless 1 of the manga series is the first of the Parasol Protectorate series written by Gail Carriger converted into manga by REM, which also goes by the name of Soulless. Just in case you […]

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

a review by Nalini Haynes Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger is set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate series, but some years earlier.  The year is 1851.  Sophronia Temminnick is a fourteen year old girl whose errant ways have earnt her the […]

items received as of 20 December

Santa Claws has been busy

Ok so this particular Santa Claws is possibly a bit more Claws and a bit less Santa, especially after a hard day’s sleeping in less than optimal weather conditions.  I mean, it got positively TOO WARM in the living room, […]

Smokey presents

Her Royal Highness poses obligingly. Just this once.

I am most miffed.  My servant left me at home alone.  Regardless of the fact that I was curled up peacefully, I object to my servant taking liberties in this way.  She came home with bags of parcels, only to […]

Timeless by Gail Carriger

Timeless by Gail Carriger

a review by Nalini Haynes Timeless is the fifth and final instalment in the Parasol Protectorate series, a delicious romantic adventure comedy in the steampunk genre with werewolves and vampires, Victorian manners and politics. In the beginning Alexia Tarabotti was a […]