10 Most Popular Gail Carriger Quotes (Behind the Magic)

Over ten years in publishing (and quite a few books), Gentle Reader, and here are some of the most quoted sections of my books (or interviews) as voted on by Goodreads and social media…

#1 Quote = Not from a book at all!

I was asked in an interview early on how I felt about reading and being a reader. The above quote is genuinely how I feel about it. I do read basically every day, even if it is only a chapter or two.

#2 Quote = BRAINS!

#3 Quote = Vampires!

Lord Akeldama showing up very early on in this list. No surprise there! This one came from Blameless.

Quote #4 = Gossip!

This is a Biffy quote, but it comes straight from my heart. Gossip has always been a lifeline in my family, Mum, Granma, so forth. This might be my favorite quote on this list.

Quote #5 = Sexy!

I love this one because it hints at the way I write sex scenes and how much humor I like to bring to and find in nudity and flirting.

Quote #6 = Evil Genius

This is the first on from the Finishing School series.

Quote #7 = Sledgehammer

This is Lord Maccon talking to (and describing) Alexia.

Quote #8 = Cats!

This one is Alexia thinking about herself.

Quote #9 = Steampunk

I am specifically talking about steampunk fashion in this quote from an interview I did super early on in my career.

Quote #10 = Tough Lady

This is a long one but it may be one of my favorite descriptions. I love writing something that is both funny and accurate.

There is is. After 10 years the top 10 quotes from my books!

Honorary mention to one of my favorites:

Yours (Oscar Wilde is my idol),

Miss Gail

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Reticence: The forth and final Custard Protocol Book!


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Bookish and proper Percival Tunstell finds himself out of his depth when floating cities, spirited plumbing, and soggy biscuits collide in this delightful conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger’s Custard Protocol series.



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