Back in October, I shared that The Folio Society had at last completed their complete Jane Austen collection, with the publication of the illustrated Mansfield Park. As I mentioned at that time, my friends at The Folio Society were gearing up for a big holiday release and, as a "thank you" to the readers of … Continue reading A Book Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway!
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 years now, I've committed to reading one Jane Austen novel a … Continue reading The Mystery of Emma #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 year of college, I picked up Pride and Prejudice for the … Continue reading That Librarian Lady Shares It All! #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 of Persuasion By Brianna Gunnarson I am so excited to be … Continue reading Themes of Persuasion #AustenInAugustRBR
Please welcome back to Roof Beam Reader, THE FOLIO SOCIETY! The Folio Society’s collector’s edition of Jane Austen’s Persuasion features stunning images by artist Deanna Staffo. Her illustrations are perfectly suited to the book’s tone, particularly that which shows Captain Wentworth dropping his pen while writing his letter to Anne - one of the most significant, highly charged … Continue reading The Folio Society Loves Jane! #AustenInAugustRBR
Hi all! Jenna here. I blog over at JMill Wanders. I hope everyone has been enjoying The Literary Others Reading Event. I’m excited to be hosting the final giveaway for what I consider to be an essential event. The Prize I am giving away one Literary Others book of choice to a randomly selected winner. … Continue reading Giveaway from JMill Wanders! #TheLiteraryOthers
My characters knew who they were before I did. by Robert Hill for Roof Beam Reader When I started to write my novel, The Remnants, I had only the vaguest idea about whom the people in it would truly be. All I knew was that I wanted to write a story that would capture life … Continue reading My Characters Knew Who They Were #TheLiteraryOthers