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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: Changeless by Gail Carriger

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that are eagerly anticipated.

My "can't-wait-to-read" selection for this week is:

Changeless by Gail Carriger

Changeless is the follow up to Gail Carriger's Soulless, the first in The Parasol Protectorate series. Soulless is probably one of my favorite books in a long time, and I'm sure will be at the top of my favorites for 2010. It's a funny, smart and sexy story. You can read my entire review of Soulless here. The third book in the series, Blameless, will be coming out in September, and I'm sure that I'll be adding that as a Waiting on Wednesday selection as it gets closer to its release.

From Amazon: **spoiler alert!!**
Alexia Tarabotti, the Lady Woolsey, awakens in the wee hours of the mid-afternoon to find her husband, who should be decently asleep like any normal werewolf, yelling at the top of his lungs. Then he disappears - leaving her to deal with a regiment of supernatural soldiers encamped on her doorstep, a plethora of exorcised ghosts, and an angry Queen Victoria.

But Alexia is armed with her trusty parasol, the latest fashions, and an arsenal of biting civility. Even when her investigations take her to Scotland, the backwater of ugly waistcoats, she is prepared: upending werewolf pack dynamics as only the soulless can.

She might even find time to track down her wayward husband, if she feels like it.

Changeless will be released on March 30, 2010 from Orbit.


Mary (Bookfan) said...

I've seen a lot of buzz about both books. Hope this latest will be a great read for you!

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

I want to read this series too! Great pick!