Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Book Trailer Thursday #53 - Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger

Book Trailer Thursday is a feature inspired by Once Upon a TwilightWe are hoping to promote not only new books that are out or are soon to be out on the shelves, but to also promote the creation of book trailers themselves! Make sure to post a comment below and let us know what you've found out there this week!

Author: Gail Carriger  
Release Date: February 5, 2013
Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

 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 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. (Summary from Goodreads)

Oh how I can't wait for this one! Plus, it's going to be a 4 book series! Woot! Woot! This trailer is TOO FUN and makes me want to read the book even more of course! Just what I was hoping for in the book so far. Hurry up and get here book birthday!

Oh, and you HAVE TO check out the book website! WHOA! It's amazing! 

What did you find out there this week?


  1. I am so stinking excited about this one, it sounds so so good! Looks like the video was removed though boo.

    1. All fixed. I'm not sure why they put that up and then took it down only to put it out again with an amazing website a week later after I found this video! Crazy! But SO COOL!