Wednesday, January 16, 2013

"Waiting On" Wednesday(#13): Etiqette & Espionage


"Waiting on Wednesday" is a meme created by Jill at Breaking the Spine that features books yet to be released that we're really looking forward to. This week my book is "Etiqette & Espionage".
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1)
Title: Etiqutte & Espionage
Author: Gail Carriger
Released: February 5, 2013
Publisher:Little Brown

From Goodreads:
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 the bane of her mother's existence. Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than proper etiquette at tea--and god forbid anyone see her atrocious curtsy. Mrs. Temminnick is desperate for her daughter to become a proper lady. She enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality.

But little do Sophronia or her mother know that this is a school where ingenious young girls learn to finish, all right--but it's a different kind of finishing. Mademoiselle Geraldine's certainly trains young ladies in the finer arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but also in the other kinds of finishing: the fine arts of death, diversion, deceit, espionage, and the modern weaponries. Sophronia and her friends are going to have a rousing first year at school.

Thoughts:

I have. literally. been waiting 6 months to read this book. The wait has been killing me! I am getting desperate here...someone revive me by satisfying my hunger!
After that ordeal...I won't say anymore. You have read enough.
What are you waiting on? Leave me a link!

3 comments:

  1. This one has been on my list for a long time, too. I'm also wayyyy behind in her other series, so I really need to catch up. Great pick :)

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  2. Hi, my name is WeaklingNo14 and I have nominated you for the Leibster Blog Award.
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  3. Oooh, I'm definitely looking forward to this as well. And I LOVE HOW COLORFUL YOUR BLOG IS! Reminds me that I need to update my design ;p

    http://watercolormoods.blogspot.com/2013/01/waiting-on-wednesday-belle-epoque-and.html

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