Gail Carriger is at WorldCon in San Jose, California

My dear Gentle Reader, I am at WorldCon in San Jose this week and weekend. I have a pretty light schedule so I’ll be wandering around socializing and chatting and drinking lots of tea. If you want to know specifically where to find me… Thursday, August 16 3:00-4:00pm Carriger & Adina Talk Steampunk (tea and […]

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10 Things I’m Embarrassed to Tell You from Gail Carriger

I was listening to a Podcast recently, Gentle Reader, and it inspired me! So without further ado here’s some rather humiliating stuff for you nosy parkers out there… 1. Coffee Is Not That Bad Okay, yes, I do drink coffee (as well a tea). And I’m just as snobbish about it as tea. My drink […]

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Gail Carriger Show & Tell Foreign Editions & Translations (Video – Behind the Magic)

Hello my darlings, Here’s  fun FAQ video for you in which I natter on about foreign editions and translations. In this video you will learn… Why certain editions have different covers, thicknesses, sizes, fonts, and spine style. Why the style of cover art might be different in terms of marketing. Which country produced the very […]

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The Definitive Gail Carriger Book Reading Order

The most common question I get at this juncture in my career? IN WHAT ORDER SHOULD I READ YOUR BOOKS? HERE IS THE DEFINITIVE GAIL CARRIGER BOOK READING ORDER 1. The Curious Case short story 2. The Finishing School series (4 YA books, starting with Etiquette & Espionage) 3. The Delightfully Deadly novellas 4. The Parasol Protectorate […]

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Book Pick: A Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole (Coop de Book)

I’m picking not just a new book to me this month, Gentle Reader, by an entirely new author. I know it’s odd to see a contemporary romance pop up amongst my picks, but the blurb people, the blurb! Plus I think it’s time for us to break out of our collective shells and try something […]

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An Author’s Research, Gail Carriger Talks 1890s Singapore & Peru for Competence (Special Extras)

I thought you’d enjoy some insight into my research for Competence today, Gentle Reader. Primrose starts out being stranded on a Singapore whey-station while the rest of the Custard crew sort of, well, crashes in Singapore. SINGAPORE! Early, well before the Custard visits the area.   Transport 1889… Some insights into the different types of […]

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What are the professionals saying? Competence Early Reviews (Spoiler Free)

Hello my dear Gentle Reader, In case you needed further encouragement regarding my next book, Competence, early reviewers have been very kind. “In this charming, laugh-out-loud steampunk escapade, set in an 1895 populated by a variety of supernatural creatures, the crew of the Spotted Custard return for a third adventure (after Imprudence). The focus shifts to the British […]

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