We had a lovely time at our Annual Jane Austen Birthday Party meeting.
We played some games, had refreshments and enjoyable conversation, but the highlight is always the book exchange. There were a lot of great titles this year.
A Woman’s Book of Inspiration edited by Carol Kelly-Gangi
The Pursuit of Mary Bennet by Pamela Mingle
Cassandra and Jane by Jill Pitkeathley
Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
Dinner with Mr. Darcy: Recipes inspired by the novels of Jane Austen by Pen Volger
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
What Would Jane Austen Do? by Potter Style
How Watson Learned the Trick by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales by P.D. James
We also picked the books for our 2018 Reading Group
March – The Guernesy Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
May – Jane Austen, the Secret Radical by Helena Kelly
September – The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford
November – What Matters in Jane Austen? Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved by John Mullan