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Literary Swoon, Day Two: Gail Carriger

Literary Swoon, Day Two: Gail Carriger

Photos courtesy of D. Sharon Pruitt and Gail Carriger Hail the Victorious Parasol! The delightful Gail Carriger is here as part of our Literary Swoon series, in which we’ve asked our favorite young adult authors to share their favorite romantic book scenes. As a writer who has written some giddily romantic moments into her own novels—you’ll remember she describes Lord Maccon in Soulless as “A man who tastes like one of those expensive French soups, dark and rich”–we couldn’t wait to find out what Gail herself found swoon-worthy. Don’t forget that the scene may contain a spoiler, so proceed at your own risk! Gail Carriger’s Favorite Romantic Book Scene: Oh, without a doubt my favorite romantic scene is the one where Hetwith finally makes his move near the end of Taming the Forest King by Claudia J. Edwards. He wakes up Tevra, his superior officer of ten years, in the… Read more »

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