Tagged Accolades


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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Etiquette & Espionage Reviews!

Etiquette & Espionage Reviews! Lauren’s Loquacious Literature writes, “I was honestly tempted to kidnap a ten year old and sit them down while I read the story out to them so I could enjoy their enjoyment of it, because that’s what kind of book this is.” Read This Book says, “Filled with humor and witty […]

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BFYA Nomination for Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger

Etiquette & Espionage has been nominated by the American Library Association as one of 2013’s Best Fiction for Young Adults! Many thanks to all the wonderful librarians out there. I can’t tell you how honored I am to be recognized by librarians. I pretty much grew up inside libraries. I believe many of us writers […]

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Etiquette & Espionage On NYT

I’m delighted to announce that Etiquette & Espionage debuted at #9 on the New York Times Hard Back Young Adult Bestseller List! I know who did this, you Gentle Reader. Thank you so much! And yes, this is my first time cracking top 10! I feel euphoric. I celebrated with tea and truffles. Celebrator tea […]

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16 Nice Things Said about Etiquette & Espionage: Reviews & Praise

Gentle Reader, I present for your titillation links and quotes from some of the early reviews for Etiquette & Espionage. I’ve taken pains to use only non-spoiler quotes, but I can’t guarantee that the full review will be spoiler free. So follow the links at your own risk…cheese pies may be hurled in your general […]

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Big Announcement: Parasol Protectorate Film/TV Option

The Parasol Protectorate Books have been optioned for TV! *insert polite gloved clapping here* The Official Option Announcement NYT bestselling author Gail Carriger’s SOULLESS, a humorous Jane Austen-style steampunk fantasy about an avowed spinster who, being soulless, can negate supernatural ability and is thus shunned by London’s society vampires until one rudely attacks her, upsetting […]

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Blameless Catalog Spread

I got distracted yesterday, Gentle Reader. It’s not often I have itnernet time to play on the weekends. I had an unexpected free Sunday so I filled it with all things near and dear to my heart: BBC Costume dramas (I rewatched the Buccaneers), tea, and roaming about the fashion blogs. In consequence I present […]

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Locus Awards, Website Update, & Balticon Schedule

Gentle Reader, I am most excited to report that I’m a Locus Awards Finalist! Ooooo! In less exciting news, I’ve updated my website’s Alexia’s London page with DVD extras from Changeless, now that the book has been out for a month or so. This includes my sketch of The Parasol, one section of description, and […]

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Alex Award for Soulless (The Parasol Protectorate)

Just in a quick note, I was delighted to find out this morning that Soulless has appeared on the American Library Association’s Alex Awards list. “The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.” Many of you know how near and dear […]

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