Category: Seasonal


40 Bookish Gifts! Miss Gail’s Pressie Suggestions 2023

I was doing a little shopping for my friends and family, and I realized I loved so many of the things I was ordering that maybe I should recommend them to you, Gentle Reader. So here are 40 items (mostly books & book related) curated specially by me for you or someone you love. For […]

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All Gail Carriger’s Queer Books: Fun LGBTQ+ Cozy Stories

You may or may not have already noticed that there are lots of queer characters in my books. I know, right? What could be better than rainbow hugs? Below is an ongoing list of books, novellas, and short stories that I have written featuring queer* main characters. All of my books have queer rep, regardless […]

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30+ Black Authors Writing Queer Comfort

One of my reading wheelhouses, Gentle Reader, is queer comfort. These are books, mostly romances, featuring queer characters where trials might happen but things all turn out okay in the end. One of the reasons I like these books is because I see them as writing into existence the future we all want. I struggle […]

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30 Days of Queer Reads for #ReadingPride

I like to participate in lots of book sharing memes on Instagram, Gentle Reader. Since June is Pride Month, I decided to make my own to celebrate #ReadingPride. Please feel free to gank this image and share as widely as you like, also to photograph or just Tweet/Post each day any queer reads you feel […]

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Winter Drinks + Books Pairings, Getting Cozy to Read

Dearest Gentle Reader, It’s finally winter round these parts, we even got some rain at last. It’s cold enough to want to curl up with a hot beverage and a book, so I thought I would have some fun and pair mine up. (Let me know if you agree with my choices?) Gail Carriger Book […]

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Miss Gail’s Scariest Author Stories, Happy Halloween! (Video)

For Halloween this year, I did this video telling some of my scariest author stories, Gentle Reader. Shiver in horror as I reveal the worst book tour ever, disastrous adventures in airport bathrooms, being orphaned, abandoned, stranded, and that time when hundreds of books went missing. Are you ready for the fear and terror? Well, […]

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Soulless’s Birthday, Stories From A Book’s Misspent Youth

Soulless is having its birthday today, Gentle Reader! Thought I might share a few of my most fun, and most silly stories revolving around the launch of my very first book, some decade or more ago now! I know, right? Shortly after Soulless came out, through no fault of mine, World Fantasy Convention came to […]

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A Very Personal Interview: Gail’s Out Front Pride Q&A

Bit of something different for you today, Gentle Reader. The following if from an interview for Denver’s OutFront Magazine, the Comic Issue (print, not online) when I was in town for Denver’s Pop Culture Con in 2019. I figure the super nosy amongst you might want a peek into this part of my life, and […]

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9 Favorite Queer Fantasy Books

For you today, Gentle Reader, I have some super fun queer fantasy book recommendations. A favorite genre of mine! You can LISTEN to this blog post if you’d prefer…   I like my books cheerful, charming, and happy with a strong romance thread. So that’s what I’ve chosen for you today (mostly). However, there is […]

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