Waiting on Wednesday 03/14/18

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that first originated at Breaking the Spine but has since linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings now that the original creator is unable to host it anymore. Either way, this fun feature is a chance to showcase the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

Mogsy’s Pick

Competence by Gail Carriger (July 17, 2018 by Orbit)

So delighted to see that Ms. Carriger still has more plans for the daughter of Alexia Tarabotti, and I can’t wait to see where Prudence and her friends will float to next in her dirigible that looks like a giant farting ladybug. The cover of this book makes my eyes hurt, though. The color of that dress…

“Accidentally abandoned!

All alone in Singapore, proper Miss Primrose Tunstell must steal helium to save her airship, the Spotted Custard, in a scheme involving a lovesick werecat and a fake fish tail.

When she uncovers rumors of a new kind of vampire, Prim and the Custard crew embark on a mission to Peru. There, they encounter airship pirates and strange atmospheric phenomena, and are mistaken for representatives of the Spanish Inquisition. Forced into extreme subterfuge (and some rather ridiculous outfits) Prim must also answer three of life’s most challenging questions:

Can the perfect book club give a man back his soul?

Will her brother ever stop wearing his idiotic velvet fez?

And can the amount of lard in Christmas pudding save an entire species?”

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15 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 03/14/18

  1. I can’t believe I’ve never read any of her series. Just one of those authors that fell through the cracks, I guess. I actually love this cover, it’s a good match for the rest of the series, although I can see why it hurts your eyes😁

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