Lytherus is really excited to be bringing back Gail Carriger for a feature week, showcasing her newly released YA book Etiquette & Espionage.
Unfamiliar with this new series? Here’s the summary from Amazon:
It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School.
Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper manners–and the family can only hope that company never sees her atrocious curtsy. Mrs. Temminnick is desperate for her daughter to become a proper lady. So she enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine’s Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality.
But Sophronia soon realizes the school is not quite what her mother might have hoped. At Mademoiselle Geraldine’s, young ladies learn to finish…everything. Certainly, they learn the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but the also learn to deal out death, diversion, and espionage–in the politest possible ways, of course. Sophronia and her friends are in for a rousing first year’s education.
Set in the same world as the Parasol Protectorate, this YA series debut is filled with all the saucy adventure and droll humor Gail’s legions of fans have come to adore.
Be sure to stop here at lytherus all week to get your daily dose of Gail! What’s on the agenda?
- Intro to the feature week
- Review of Etiquette & Espionage
- A guest post from Gail’s archives
- a new mini-interview
Make sure to come back every day to see all the great Gail stuff that’s happening!