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Austen in August 2015 - Wrap-up Post

Alas, another Austen in August is coming to an end. I read two Austen-related novels and watched two adaptations.


Pride and Prejudice and Zombies… 479 more words


What WRW Read: August

We like to end the month with a nice wrap up to show everyone what we read this month, and encourage ourselves to read even more in September. 357 more words


Northanger Abbey, or Hipster Twihards and Backhanded Compliments: The Masterpost, Part 1

Hi again!  I’m back with another installment of Whitney Livetweets Gothic Fiction.  This time I’m tackling Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey and having way too much fun doing so.   6,392 more words

The Week in Books

It’s certainly been a hectic but exciting couple of months. I’ve been busy with work and my own writing and then there was the Hell on the Humber, a 12-hour endurance race that I had no intention of taking part in, but ended up running after one of the team dropped out. 281 more words

The Week In Books

By Guidance of a Lover's God, Part nineteen

This is the nineteenth installment of By Guidance of Lover’s God. If I do not get some visits soon, I will stop posting this novel. … 1,103 more words


General Tilney's Lesson #JaneAusten #NorthangerAbbey

It taught him that he had been scarcely more misled by Thorpe’s first boast of the family wealth than by his subsequent malicious overthrow of it; that in no sense of the word were they necessitous or poor, and that Catherine would have three thousand pounds.

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A hero, an abbey and another Austen

For as long as I can remember, I’ve scoured bookshops endlessly to find that perfect Jane Austen adaptation – at times even testing the patience of my ever-Zen partner. 714 more words