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Funny the way it is

I happened across an article today in defense of YA novels.
Can I admit that I was astounded that a certain genre of books needed to be defended? 419 more words


Jane Austen Party

This weekend I hosted a Jane Austen party. Yes, you read that right.

A bunch of us ladies came together to watch Pride and Prejudice… 167 more words


Book 23: Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

          The second installment of the Jane Austen Project Val McDermid’s take on Northanger Abbey is well worth the read. First and foremost McDermid sets the protagonist Cat’s trip in Edinburgh instead of Bath. 299 more words


July 14th, 2014

Blogging Books; July Edition

So there have been a few pieces I’ve been reading this summer so far. I could give excuses like work and hanging out with friends to account for my slacking, but let’s be honest. 398 more words

Was it jealousy? Charlotte Bronte's comments about Jane Austen

anything energetic, poignant, heartfelt, is utterly out of place in commending these works: all such demonstration the authoress would have met with a well-bred sneer, would have calmly scorned as outre and extravagant.

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Free-For-All-Friday - Books by Letter

I had exactly nothing planned for today’s post. Normally, I’m really good at pre-planning my Monday through Thursday posts (even if I write them the day of), but I am bad at the Friday posts. 398 more words

Free-For-All Friday

He is NOT a gentleman!

No, not referring to any actual guys in my life or anyone I know. I am referring to Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy of Pemberley, of Pride and Prejudice… 1,683 more words