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Lessons in Etiquette Audiobook

Lessons in Etiquette: Schooled in Magic, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

After completing her first year of learning magic at Whitehall School, Emily accepts an invitation from Princess Alassa to accompany her on her progress back to her home country of Zangaria, where the princess may meet her future husband. Alassa, who was a spoiled brat before she met Emily, wants to show off her friend - and impress potential suitors.

For Emily, it is a chance to relax and explore a world very different to Earth, meet new people and come to terms with her reputation in the Nameless World. After her defeat of Shadye, everyone wants to know her, to talk with her, to kill her or to marry her. For Emily, hardly a social butterfly, the experience is disconcerting. She was never seriously courted before, not on Earth.

And yet, as she sees more of the countries surrounding Whitehall, she feels more and more out of place. The locals come from a very different culture, one that is often strange and horrifying to her eyes. Even her friends seem different people in their homes.

But dark forces are at work, plotting to capture the princess, take power in Zangaria, and undo all of Emily's work. As all hell breaks loose, Emily may be all that stands between Zangaria and a return to the dark ages of brute force that threatened to lay the kingdom low once before. And if she fails, her friends will be just the first victims of a war that will rip the Allied Lands apart.

©2014 Christopher G. Nuttall (P)2016 Podium Publishing

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    Luke 17/07/2017
    Luke 17/07/2017 Member Since 2016
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    loved the book more action than the last one but as I am a bloke not to keen on the princess story but again well read and am downloading next one now keep writing

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    Shanny C. 08/06/2017
    Shanny C. 08/06/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Book 2 in a wonderful series!"

    I'm a harry potter fan and this series gives me life! If you aren't quite convinced... stick with it!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Steven
    01/05/17
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    "Exciting"

    A nice magical world with interesting intriguing plot twist mixed with integumentary characters
    New World meet old world

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • J.V. Cox
    28/04/17
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    "Great series!!!! Book2 better than first!!!!!!"

    5 stars series!!!! A must read/ listen, can't wait to listen to the rest of the books!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    05/01/17
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    "mediocre at best."

    The author has great ideas but fails to put it into words. The writing style lacks any creativity. For example; If you bought this book on Kindle and did a word search for "Emily flushed" you would get over a hundred hits. He has no other description for his main character getting embarrassed!
    The narrator is rather overrated. She, just like the characters she plays, is a mediocre mess. She can only do two voices; the highborn snobby lady voice and the confused lowborn servant. Oh, and she does the exact same voice for all men! Overall she's kinda annoying.
    To recap.
    This book is trying to be a Harry Potter set in a medieval world. It's wants to be a great classic fantasy hero story. It almost is! Yet the author struggles constantly with pacing, narrative and character development. It's simply mediocre and forgettable which is unfortunate considering the story's potential.
    To end on a positive note... This is an improvement, written wise, over the first installment. And I will be buying the next book in the series because I hope he will continue to improve.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • A Texas Bibliomaniac
    TX, United States
    09/02/17
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    "decent series"

    This book seemed slow in areas. There were many repeated phrases or terms within the same paragraph and chapters (a pet peeve, makes my eyes twitch).

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Dennis
    Dallas, TX
    27/06/17
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    "Disappointed"
    If you could sum up Lessons in Etiquette in three words, what would they be?

    I accepted the introspective nature of the first book, given it helped established the story. However, really tired of it in the second book. It takes up several hours, while the action is put on hold, bummer!

    I understand the need for the author to add words to the story to satisfy the publishers, but a more creative way of doing it while enhancing the story would be preferable to me.

    I also am tired of the heroin second guessing herself, and failing to take action during this time, causing the enemy to gain the upper hand. And the constant whining and self-pity about her failures, instead of learning from her mistakes and implementing corrective action. This writing style is reminisce of a female author, which I rarely read because of it.

    Also frustrating is when an entity (monster or human) is on the verge of killing her, she manages to kill it, then whine about having to do so! Weird!

    I have purchase the third book, but if the author persists with this writing style, it will be the last one I get in this series.


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  • Eric D Rutherford
    BIDDEFORD, ME, US
    07/05/17
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    "very well done story"

    I enjoyed book, 1, and now book 2 has been just as good. Its well written and well read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Deveny
    FLOVILLA, GA, United States
    30/03/17
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    "love this series."

    I love the imaginative combination of mideval and modern worlds. The magic and magical creatures put you into a fantasy world.

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  • Delinda
    Nebraska
    21/01/17
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    "Still unexpectedly interesting"

    What can I say? This series is still unexpectedly interesting. Can't wait until the next book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Johan
    Durham, NC, United States
    25/11/16
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    "I got through the whole thing"

    struggled to get through. didn't really care for narration or story, but I don't really care for so much discussion about sexism in my books over and over and over again.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Trish
    23/11/16
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    "Can't get enough!"

    I stumbled on the first book by accident. By mid book I was hooked . Book two was full of surprises and turns super excited I know there is only one more audible book but I am okay with it because it so good I will read it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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