Despite my stumbling over the affected narrative style at the outset, I ended up being entirely swayed by its charm and cleverness, and I enjoyed the book so much that I was disappointed when it was over. I would definitely recommend the audiobook as the narration is wonderful. User Reviews Parents say Kids say. View all 14 comments. She put me in mind of the song from The Sound of Music:
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Personalize Common Sense for your family. Sophronia learns the finer points of deceit, espionage, and assassination while attending Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality.
Etiquette & Espionage
It was fun to see some characters from her adult books as kids, and the series is off to a rollicking start. My Opinion I thought this book was brilliant. And contains some immature characters. While I adored the no-romance part itself, in combination with a very weak plot, it gave a pretty empty book.
Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1
I had great expectations of epic escapes on dirig Now I need a book about possessed unicorns, poisonous bunnies and violet bananas, because I have to read something that can get me out of this state of utter boredom. Should that be the case?
At Mademoiselle Geraldine's, young ladies learn to finish I'm guessing that I would have enjoyed it more if I had read the other set first. View all 68 comments.
I certainly learned a lot of etiquette just from reading this spectacular book. In that respect, this book is more middle grade than young adult.
Finishing School 4 books. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Snyder rated it it was amazing. I couldn't really get into her as a character.
I can't wait to see what happens next in Sophronia's world. Honestly, I'm just so impressed with myself that I read and crriger a steampunk book. I was left in the position of eagerly waiting for my commute to and from work to put this on.
While both the plot and the characters were a little on the "thinner" side, I highly enjoyed the Fini 3. It really messed me up and I never really got into the book because of that.
Etiquette & Espionage - Gail Carriger - Gail Carriger
Altogether an entertaining book which did not take long to read but which passed the time in a very enjoyable way. Her friends didn't even seem to be her friends.
But it sounds legit. Also, some dialogs really felt absurd or unnatural in the story. At some point she'd learn why they also required a red lace doily and a lemon.
Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Review
An older female approached. This story follows Sophronia, a young lady of fourteen who is etiqkette uncontrollable. And another made her an exploding wicker chicken. She put me in mind of the song from The Sound of Music: Your purchase helps us remain independent and ad-free. Based on 2 reviews.
Not for our main character, Miss Sophronia Angelina Temminnick, and certainly not for me. The characters are being trained as assassins, but very worthy themes explored include good vs.