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      BROADHURST, S. All change. Bookseller, [s. l.], n. 5434, p. 29–37, 2010. Disponível em: Acesso em: 28 mar. 2020.
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      Broadhurst S. All change. Bookseller. 2010;(5434):29-37. Accessed March 28, 2020.
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      Broadhurst, S. (2010). All change. Bookseller, 5434, 29–37.
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      Broadhurst, Sarah. 2010. “All Change.” Bookseller, no. 5434 (May): 29–37.
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      Broadhurst, S. (2010) ‘All change’, Bookseller, (5434), pp. 29–37. Available at: (Accessed: 28 March 2020).
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      Broadhurst, S 2010, ‘All change’, Bookseller, no. 5434, pp. 29–37, viewed 28 March 2020, .
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      Broadhurst, Sarah. “All Change.” Bookseller, no. 5434, May 2010, pp. 29–37. EBSCOhost,
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      Broadhurst, Sarah. “All Change.” Bookseller, no. 5434 (May 28, 2010): 29–37.
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      Broadhurst S. All change. Bookseller [Internet]. 2010 May 28 [cited 2020 Mar 28];(5434):29–37. Available from:


LJ BookSmack

As much a comedy of manners as steampunk, this is summed up perfectly on its cover: "A novel of vampires, werewolves, and parasols." Protagonist Alexia Tarabotti is considered a spinster at age 25. She is also soulless, so supernatural beings have no power over her. Even more, Alexia can neutralize their powers by touching them, making a vampire or a werewolf human. Alexia finds herself stuck between the supernatural beings and a political/religious group hoping to remove the supernaturals' citizen status. The first in a series that fans of urban fantasy or paranormal romance should love.-John Klima, Bettendorf P.L., IA Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.

PW Reviews 2009 August #4

Carriger debuts brilliantly with a blend of Victorian romance, screwball comedy of manners and alternate history. Prickly, stubborn 25-year-old bluestocking Alexia Tarabotti is patently unmarriageable, and not just because she's large-nosed and swarthy. She's also soulless, an oddity and a secret even in a 19th-century London that mostly accepts and integrates werewolf packs, vampire hives and ghosts. The only man who notices her is brash Lord Conall Maccon, a Scottish Alpha werewolf and government official, and (of course) they dislike each other intensely. After Alexia kills a vampire with her parasol at a party—how vulgar!—she and Conall must work together to solve a supernatural mystery that grows quite steampunkishly gruesome. Well-drawn secondary characters round out the story, most notably Lord Akeldama, Alexia's outrageous, italic-wielding gay best vampire friend. This intoxicatingly witty parody will appeal to a wide cross-section of romance, fantasy and steampunk fans. (Oct.)

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