Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger

Fourteen-year-old Sophronia has a penchant for climbing trees. Or dumbwaiters. Much to her mother's chagrin. So she sends her off to Finishing School. But unbeknownst to Mumsy, Mademoiselle Geraldine's is no ordinary Finishing School. Sophronia is about to be trained in the fine art of Finishing anything and everything. From how to curtsy to how…

Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine

Jess and the gang have unseated the corrupt Archivist of the Great Library at a high cost. Now they have to keep him from retaking it. It's going to take all their strengths and talents to out wit the old man. But will they all survive, or will one of them pay the ultimate price…

Smoke and Iron by Rachel Caine

* This should have published a couple of weeks ago. I finished it the night of the First, but I also came home to no Internet that day. So, I couldn’t write the review the next day and post it. Which caused another unintentional break in reviews, but one way out of my control. Jess…

Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine

Jess and his friends have outrun the library, and straight into the Burners of Philadelphia. The Burner leader, Willinger Beck, can't be trusted. While they have a common enemy, the Burners will never trust former library personnel, even if they're enemies of the Archivist. He'll want the press Thomas can build, but hold the others…

Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine

Jess and his friends have been given positions in the Great Library, but the cost was high. Jess and Glain are sent to the High Garda while Khalila and Dario are bound for the Lighthouse to study. But when Jess hears word that their friend Thomas is actually alive, they decide they must save him…

Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

Jess Brightwell is the oldest surviving son of book smuggler Callum Brightwell. When Jess shows no interest in taking over the family business, is father pays for him to test for a position with the Great Library. Jess passes, and is immediately sent to Alexandria to train with 30 other new postulants. Assigned to study…