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Reticence
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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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 NYT bestselling author Gail Carriger's Custard Protocol series. Percival Tunstell loves that his sister and her best friend are building themselves a family of misfits aboard their airship, the Spotted Custard. Of course, he'd never admit that he belongs among them. He's always been on the outside - dispassionate, aloof, and hatless. But accidental spies, a trip to Japan, and one smart and beautiful doctor may have him renegotiating his whole philosophy on life. Except hats. He's done with hats. Thank you very much. Custard ProtocolPrudenceImprudenceCompetenceReticence For more from Gail Carriger, check out: Parasol ProtectorateSoullessChangelessBlamelessHeartlessTimeless
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London_St_J
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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The most recent in The Custard Protocol is shockingly and abysmally lazy. I am clearly a fan of Carriger‘s steampunk novels as a body, and this had none of the play or narrative development of earlier books. It is dry and formulaic, one‘s _desire_ to love the characters warring with the story as it is artlessly written. I regret my purchase, and wish I had discovered the disappointment as a library book.

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KeepCalmWithBooksAndCoffee
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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Really enjoying this audiobook. I‘m about two thirds of the way through and am sad this is the end of this series

Crinoline_Laphroaig I miss them already! 4d
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DarcysMom
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
#audiobook
#audible

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Chase13
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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These books never fail to make me laugh. They‘re just so much fun! I loved the end of this series, I think it wrapped it up pretty nicely. It was cool to see characters from the Parasole Protectorate and the Finishing School series included in the story.

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DarcysMom
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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DarcysMom
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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I was joined by this charmer on my walk today. Her mom was surprised when I called her to pick Alexa the dog up!
#audiowalk
#2019kmin2019
#audible
#LitsyWalkers

Leftcoastzen Awww!🐶 3w
mabell So cute! 3w
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DarcysMom
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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Jillsmith
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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Highly recommended, especially on audio, and I would suggest using Libro.fm to support your local independent bookstore! Love this series/universe/author!!!

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Ekkross
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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Adorable. I love Carriger‘s writing every time I read her stuff and this was no exception. Warm and funny while still being exciting, I loved every minute.

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ladym30
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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Starting this now.💝💝

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Michollio
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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It usually takes me a bit to get into these books, but I loved this one from the start. The epilogue made it seem like it might be the last in the series? I hope not. The writing, and especially the dialogue, is amazing. These books hit all my buttons.

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Ekkross
Reticence | Gail Carriger

This book is making me want to re-read all of Carriger‘s books. How many times is too many to read them??? Maybe chronological this time instead of publishing order?

josie281 I have this audiobook and was thinking i should do a reread. I‘ve read in publisher order only as well. 1mo
Ekkross @josie281 look what I just found! From the parasol-toting one herself: https://gailcarriger.com/2018/08/01/the-definitive-gail-carriger-book-reading-or... 1mo
josie281 @Ekkross thank you!!!! ☂ 💕 1mo
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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I love cats. But alas my Mr. Darcy does not. From time to time I look at Rescue sites and dream of kitten like this one. I would name it Jane Pawsten. Until then I love Book Cats like Footnote: "Normally the chair was Footnote‘s but the cat ceded it to her on the understanding that she would compensate by providing her lap. Arsenic dutifully compensated." ?
#austeninaugust2019
#namesakes #janepawsten #adoptdontshop #bookcats

JanuarieTimewalker13 You‘d be surprised how someone can change. I had an ex fiancé who was dead set against cats, but I lived alone and I got one and then he was the biggest mush with the cat ever. He evolved into a cat lover. Cats are underrated in the States. 1mo
Crinoline_Laphroaig @JanuarieTimewalker13 I keep showing him pictures of my friends cat Chester Copperpot in attempt to where him down 1mo
Melwilk My husband who “hated” cats secretly became best buds with the cat he reluctantly got me for Christmas one year. They became inseparable. 1mo
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Crinoline_Laphroaig @Melwilk There is hope! 😺 1mo
JanuarieTimewalker13 Haha...Chester Copperpot is an adorable name!! Believe me, you can convert him-my ex fiancé was “allergic”. Yeah, right. All of a sudden, he wasn‘t and that cat was all over him. Lol I would come home with a cat that fetches (pretty common now) and just say “this is a dog disguised as a cat, and he/she needed a home”. Lol 1mo
ladym30 What an adorable face!❤️ 1mo
Crinoline_Laphroaig @ladym30 Sweet with a bit of mischief in it's eyes. 😸 1mo
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
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Nothing makes my Bookworm heart happier than a series that ends well. Gail Carriger has woven a wonderful conclusion to Custard Protocol. It gave me Percy's story, charming new character Arsenic, and old favorites from Finishing School and Parasol Protectorate. My only complaint is that I wish Epilogue was about 50 pages longer. I just wanted to see so much more of these beloved characters. 😻
#great2019parasolversereadalong

Crinoline_Laphroaig Glad I did reread before release of this. It was great lead up and characters were fresh in my mind. 1mo
catsuit_mango I did not do the complete readalong and now I want to re-read poison and protect because of you-know-who and figure out exactly what aunt softy did... As I had read the Protectorate before every else I did not know who to look for... Oh and Manifest, does she need her own story or what? 1mo
Crinoline_Laphroaig @catsuit_mango definitely needs her own story. As well as Lord A. 1mo
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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This is just perfection. It's a witty, beautiful scene of love and acceptance. It gave me all the feels. 😊
#great2019parasolversereadalong
#custardprotocol #myfavoritescene

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Mandigolightly
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Mehso-so

It felt like it was too focused on wrapping up everyone‘s story, than giving Percy his own story, which was a bit of a disappointment. Plus, it all felt a bit rushed. Still, it was entertaining and easy. 3/5 ⭐️

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Mandigolightly
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GingerAntics So true! 1mo
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catsuit_mango
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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When you read the last of the custard protocole in the middle of a city trip and every stop waiting for someone else is a time to grab your book... Also 4hours for flying back home... Lovely book and lovely acknowledgement :) thanks @GailCarriger

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Mandigolightly
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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A bit of reading while waiting for the Doctor Who special event!

rretzler A Doctor Who special event? Tell me more! 1mo
Mandigolightly @rretzler it was a special viewing of End of Time with an interview with Tennant! It was a fathom event 1mo
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ladym30
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Book mail!!😍

brit91 Happy dance time!!💃💃💃📚📚📚📚 1mo
ladym30 @brit91 👍🏻❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Reticence | Gail Carriger
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Happy New Release Tuesday! I'm sure that Ms. Austen would adore Percy and the Custard Protocol. I've declared a Book Holiday. Kindle/Audible ready. I do beg your pardon I must read. 🤓
#whatwouldjaneread #custardprotocol
#great2019parasolversereadalong #bookholiday #austeninaugust2019

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Crinoline_Laphroaig
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