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Giveaway: Jane Austen Etsy Swag! (#AustenInAugustRBR)

Hello, Austen in August Pals! This is just a quick note to let you know that an Austen In August “Etsy Giveaway” is being hosted for us by Shannon of River City Reading. Head on over there to see what awesome things she has… Continue Reading “Giveaway: Jane Austen Etsy Swag! (#AustenInAugustRBR)”

Jane Austen: Fact and Fiction (#AustenInAugustRBR)

  Hello, Austenites! Today’s guest post comes from Sally Smith O’Rourke, author of The Man Who Loved Jane Austen and Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen.  Please give her a warm welcome, and be sure to read through to the end for a lovely surprise!   Jane… Continue Reading “Jane Austen: Fact and Fiction (#AustenInAugustRBR)”

Fitzwilliam Darcy, Such As I Was! (#AustenInAugustRBR)

Hello, Austenites! Please welcome Carol Cromlin, author of Fitzwilliam Darcy, Such as I Was! Staying True to the Original Work Jane Austen fan fiction falls into two categories. Some prequels and sequels follow the premise of the original work, while others veer off into… Continue Reading “Fitzwilliam Darcy, Such As I Was! (#AustenInAugustRBR)”

Jane Austen & the Tyranny of Illness (#AustenInAugustRBR)

. Self-sacrifice & the Tyranny of Illness inEmma by Monica Fairview Of course, everyone who knows anything about Emma knows Mr. Woodhouse to be the ultimate hypochondriac. Yet it takes only a superficial comparison between Mr. Woodhouse and Mary Musgrove in Persuasion to see why Mr. Woodhouse… Continue Reading “Jane Austen & the Tyranny of Illness (#AustenInAugustRBR)”

Thoughts: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 46 Harper Lee’s noted –and only- work, To Kill a Mockingbird, has become a classic piece of literature and a staple of American culture and southern history.  The narrator and… Continue Reading “Thoughts: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee”


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