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The Friday Society - Adrienne Kress
The Friday Society
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An action-packed tale of gowns, guys, guns–and the heroines who use them all Set in turn of the century London, The Friday Society follows the stories of three very intelligent and talented young women, all of whom are assistants to powerful men: Cora, lab assistant; Michiko, Japanese fight... show more
An action-packed tale of gowns, guys, guns–and the heroines who use them all Set in turn of the century London, The Friday Society follows the stories of three very intelligent and talented young women, all of whom are assistants to powerful men: Cora, lab assistant; Michiko, Japanese fight assistant; and Nellie, magician's assistant. The three young women's lives become inexorably intertwined after a chance meeting at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered mystery man. It's up to these three, in their own charming but bold way, to solve the murder–and the crimes they believe may be connected to it–without calling too much attention to themselves. Set in the past but with a modern irreverent flare, this Steampunk whodunit introduces three unforgettable and very ladylike–well, relatively ladylike–heroines poised for more dangerous adventures.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780803737617 (0803737610)
ASIN: 803737610
Publisher: Dial
Pages no: 440
Edition language: English
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Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
1.0 The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress
The Friday Society is set in London in the year 1900 and stars three different girls: Cora, Michiko, and Nellie. Cora used to sell flowers on the streets but now has a comfortable and endlessly interesting life as Lord White’s lab assistant. Unfortunately, it looks like Lord White might be planning ...
Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
3.5 A cute adventure
The Friday Society follows a group of three young women taking on danger in an attempt to protect the people of their city and stop bad people from doing bad things. Its three primary protagonists - Cora, Nellie and Michiko - all have their own reasons for doing so and their own backgrounds that giv...
Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads
Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads rated it
3.5 The Friday Society
Other reviews at The Book Babe's Reads. If I'm honest with you, I'll tell you that I love books with girl power. There is not one girl in this world who "needs" a guy to save her, and I love it when that crosses over into YA lit. It sends a great message, because there are so many girls out there ...
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it
3.5 The Friday Society
I enjoyed this book. It was a fun read but started bit slow and spent a lot of time introducing the team of girls versus actually moving the story forward. Then once the action got going it did seem to wrap up fairly quickly. I liked the three girls. If there was a sequel (which I do not see plann...
New,Borrowed,Used
New,Borrowed,Used rated it
0.0
My Thoughts: My first thought when I finished this was "that was entertaining". It's always good when a book makes me feel this way.There is a character for almost everyone. I found I liked the three girls together as a group rather than any individual one. They all had their strengths and their wea...
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