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 →
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 →
To celebrate Austen in August, I though it would be fun to feature a Sunday Salon with an Austen theme. Bellow are ten articles from around the Internet all about our dear Jane: -The NYT's Austen film guide: What Would Jane Watch? -The Hairpin Ranks The Misters Darcy -Pajiba goes a step further to... Continue Reading →
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!
The Jane Austen Project, Kathleen A. Flynn Published 2017 by Harper Perennial Two researchers from the future-Rachel, an American doctor and Liam, an actor and scholar-are tasked with traveling back in time to 1815 to retrieve Jane Austen's completed manuscript for The Watsons. By posing as a gentleman doctor and his spinster sister recently arrived in... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →