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Judging A Book By Its Cover: Arcturus Austens

This is my weekly post where I highlight beautiful books from my collection. We all judge book covers to some extent (don’t lie, you totally do!) I created this feature to showcase and admire the art and design elements of some of the books I own. 193 more words

Judging A Book

Dread & Read Book Summary 2018

My turnout was passable, the first time I tried Jane’s interesting reading theme.  I finished and reviewed 150 books for myself, with plenty I was less keen about.  1,286 more words

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A Definitive Ranking of Jane Austen's Novels

Jane Austen is one of my favorite authors, and her work is something that I feel very passionately about. Although Austen demonstrates intelligent societal critique in each of her novels, they are… 1,185 more words

Book Review

"Jane Doe"

“You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.”                                      Mr. Darcy, Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love… 356 more words

S&S Saturday-- Leaving Norland

It’s not until Chapter Six that the Dashwood ladies leave Norland, their home of about ten years, and make their way in the world without the benefit of a husband and father. 942 more words

Jane Austen

Q&A with Sense & Sensibility star, Sarah Kempton

York Theatre Royal fans will be delighted to hear Sense & Sensibility is coming to the stage as part of this autumn’s The Lakes Season. The show’s running from 6th-10th November. 522 more words


Elinor and Marianne

I loved finding Jane Austen’s Elinor Dashwood in Emma Straub’s novel Modern Lovers, just as I loved finding Marianne Dashwood in Jeanne Birdsall’s The Penderwicks on Gardam Street  590 more words

Jane Austen