Category: Austen in August

The Folio Society’s New Northanger Abbey!

As you all know, August was the month of all things Austen! While running the event and moving across country, I somehow managed a re-read of Northanger Abbey, which was even better and funnier than I remembered. I hope you all enjoyed the annual…

The Mystery of Emma #AustenInAugustRBR

Please welcome Chris from WildmooBooks! I’ve been reading Emma as a mystery novel. I’m trying not to be open minded about what a mystery novel “should be.” (I hope you never “should on yourself” when it comes to reading, Dear Reader.) For a few…

Bridget Jones’s Diary Was My Lean In #AustenInAugustRBR

Please welcome Jill from All the Books I Haven’t Read!  Bridget Jones’s Diary was my Lean In I started my professional career in the year 2000. It doesn’t seem that long ago, but when I think back, things were so different. I didn’t even…

That Librarian Lady Shares It All! #AustenInAugustRBR

Please welcome, Laura from That Librarian Lady! Laura is a high school librarian and book nerd who blogs about her reading life at That Librarian Lady. I’ve always loved reading, but I got out of it a bit when I started college. My last…

Movie Review: Before the Fall #AustenInAugustRBR

Please welcome Amelia from the Central New Jersey Jane Austen Society of North America! When Adam asked for submissions for this year’s Austen in August I knew I wanted the excuse to finally rent and watch “Before the Fall.”  I had been looking forward…

10 Austenesque Writers #AustenInAugustRBR

Please welcome Jessie from Dwell in Possibility!   It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that six completed novels by Jane Austen is simply not enough. Or at least it’s a truth acknowledged by every Janeite. Once you’ve read (and reread) all of her oeuvre, you may…

Themes of Persuasion #AustenInAugustRBR

Please welcome Brianna from The Book Bug Reviews, with a guest post about the major themes in Persuasion. Be sure to read through to the end for a special giveaway (open only to Austen in August participants)! Austen in August: The Top 3 Themes…

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