#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!  

Book Review: The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

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 →

WWW Wednesdays- August 9, 2017

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. The three W’s are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next?   Currently reading: The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters, The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay, Voyager by Diana Gabaldon Right now my reading... Continue Reading →

Austen Items From Around the Internet

15 Things Every Janeite Will Love See my post Austen on Etsy here   Austen Literary Mug from The Unemployed Philosopher's Guild ($13.95)   Pride and Prejudice Tote Bag from Out of Print ($18.00)   Jane Austen Socks from Bas Bleu ($12.00)   Literary Page Flags, Pride and Prejudice from Levenger ($9.00)   NYPL Jane... Continue Reading →

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 on Etsy

15 Etsy Finds For Janeites Everywhere:     Pride and Prejudice Book Scarf from storiarts ($48)   Pride and Prejudice- Literature Rocks Glass from theUncommonGreen $14.00)     Ideal Bookshelf374: Jane Austen Print from janemount (34.00+)   Jane's Men Sweatshirt from Brookish ($36)   Jane Austen Cookie Cutter from BoeTechLLC ($6.50)   Jane Austen Leather Book Bag from... 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 →

Waiting on Wednesday- A Secret Sisterhood

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I'm waiting on: A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf by Emily Midorikawa, Claire Sweeney   (US) Release Date: October 17th   From GoodReads:... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday- Books About Jane Austen

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. TTT is taking a well-deserved break until August 15th, so I will be making my own lists- or recycling old topics from before I had this blog- during the hiatus. Since today marks the Bicentennial of Jane Austen's death, I... Continue Reading →