Farewell Austen in August

It's a truth universally acknowledged, that all good things must come to an end. (Sorry, I couldn't resist) Austen in August may be over, but I'm  not ready to say goodbye just yet. So let's take a look back at last month's event. In addition to the following Austen posts, I managed to read two... Continue Reading →

Austen in August: Contemporay Fiction Review

For Austen in August, I read two contemporary fiction novels with Austen themes: Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld and The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay. Unfortunately, I didn't love either of these Austen related reads... Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld   This modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice is the fourth installment in the Austen Project Series, a series in which six contemporary... Continue Reading →

#AusteninAugustRBR Guest Post

My guest post for Austen in August-10 Austenesque Writers- is up on Roof Beam Reader today!  You can have a look here.  A big thank you to Adam for the opportunity and for hosting this wonderful event!  

6 Degrees of Separation- Pride and Prejudice

The 6 Degrees of Separation meme is a monthly meme hosted at booksaremyfavoriteandbest,  that explores the ways in which a chosen book can be linked to six other books. The August 2017 book is: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen This pick ties in perfectly with #AusteninAugustRBR. I can't possibly say enough good things about P&P.... Continue Reading →

Austen in August

How is it almost August?!?! The good news is that it's time once again for a month-long celebration of all things Austen. Austen in August is a reading event hosted by Adam at Roof Beam Reader. The goal is to read (or reread) as many Jane Austen works/spinoffs/biographies as possible throughout the month. 2017 marks the... Continue Reading →