Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger

Waistcoats & Weaponry

Finishing School #3

Gail Carriger

320 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical young adult adventurous lighthearted fast-paced

Description

Class is back in session.... Sophronia continues her second year at finishing school in style--with a steel-bladed fan secreted in the folds of her ball gown, of course. Such a fashionable choice of weapon comes in handy when Sophronia, her best f...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,438 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
funny 66%
lighthearted 51%
mysterious 37%
emotional 17%
tense 10%
hopeful 7%
relaxing 7%
inspiring 3%
sad 3%
challenging 1%
dark 1%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 64%
medium 35%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 33% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 21%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 59% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.05

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