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To love and to live in hope and to wake up in tremors

Many people think that hopeless romantics are the kindest and ‘softest’. I say, “No sir”. To love is to have a heart strong enough to crush rocks. 293 more words

Happy Birthday, Jane Austen

Jane Austen (1775 – 1878) is a writer who needs no introduction. It may be surprising to some to learn that the woman only wrote six full length novels in her lifetime (in addition to shorter fiction). 222 more words

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Emma Approved, Episodes 58-61: Keep it together, Emma

By Jennifer Abella

Previously on “Emma Approved” … Emma might have a love connection

Episode 58 (Ship Shape): Emma’s juggling phone calls for the baby shower and Boxx, so busy she brushes off Jane. 542 more words

On Being Mr. Darcy

Mr. Darcy, arguably the most swoon-worthy character in all of literature, stands up as a god among men. There’s a reason my ASD son’s middle name is Darcy. 337 more words

Emotional Crap

Jane Austen's First Love by Syrie James

If you know me at all, you already know that I am a HUGE Jane Austen fan. Sadly, she only has a few novels to choose from…But that doesn’t stop me from being a die-hard devotee, thanks to the many authors out there who love her as much as I do. 260 more words

Historical Romance

Writing About Jane...Austen

Yesterday was Jane Austen’s 239th birthday and it was a day I observed by joyfully rereading my favorite parts of Persuasion (um…Sophia Croft being a badass lady adventurer, the awesome debate Anne Elliot has with Captain Harville on whether men or women love the longest when all hope is gone, and Captain Wentworth’s letter of reconciliation to Anne…yeah, that book contains some intellectually and emotionally hot stuff. 356 more words

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