Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

Etiquette & Espionage

Finishing School #1

Gail Carriger

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous lighthearted mysterious fast-paced

307 pages | first published 2013

Description

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 dism...
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Moods

adventurous 95%
lighthearted 75%
funny 65%
mysterious 34%
challenging 6%
dark 4%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 3%
emotional 1%
informative 1%
tense 1%

Pace

fast 60%
medium 36%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 36% | Plot: 34% | Character: 29%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 16% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 38% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 27%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 38% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.71