Book Recommendation Monday

Title: A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder(A countess of Harleigh Mystery #1)Author: Dianne FreemanPublication Date: June 26, 2018Synopsis: In this exciting historical mystery debut set in Victorian England, a wealthy young widow encounters the pleasures—and scandalous pitfalls—of a London social season . . . Frances Wynn, the American-born Countess of Harleigh, enjoys more freedom as a widow than … Continue reading Book Recommendation Monday

#BigLibraryRead Cowboy Pride by Lacy Williams

Title: Cowboy Pride (Wild Wyoming Hearts #3)Author: Lacy WilliamsSynopsis: "Everyone knows a rancher in possession of a large spread needs a wife." First impressions count. Liza Bennett has two missions in life: keep the family’s shop afloat, and ensure her shy sister finds love. Sparks fly when she meets rancher Rob Darcy at a town dance, but when … Continue reading #BigLibraryRead Cowboy Pride by Lacy Williams

Monday Book Recommendation: Night and Day

Title: Night and DayAuthor: Virgina WoolfPublication Date: October 20, 1919Synopsis: Katharine Hilbery is beautiful and privileged, but uncertain of her future. She must choose between becoming engaged to the oddly prosaic poet William Rodney, and her dangerous attraction to the passionate Ralph Denham. As she struggles to decide, the lives of two other women - women's rights activist … Continue reading Monday Book Recommendation: Night and Day

Book Recommendation – Among the Janeites

Title: Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen FandomAuthor: Deborah YaffePublication Date: August 2013Synopsis: Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom is an affectionate and entertaining non-fiction look at this quirky subculture, written by an author, Deborah Yaffe, who is both an experienced journalist and a lifelong Janeite. In these … Continue reading Book Recommendation – Among the Janeites

Monday Book Recommendations – Where’s Jane?

Title: Where's Jane?: Find Jane Austen Hidden in Her StoriesAuthor: Rebecca Smith (Author), Katy Dockrill (Illustrator)Publication Date: Feb. 1, 2018Synopsis: Can you find Jane Austen hidden in ten scenes from her beloved novels? This beautiful new book introduces young children to Austen’s intriguing Georgian and Regency-era world, filled with all the makings of the best … Continue reading Monday Book Recommendations – Where’s Jane?

Book Recommendation – Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

Title: Jane Austen, the Secret RadicalAuthor: Helena KellyPublication Date: May 2, 2017Synopsis: In this fascinating, revelatory work, Helena Kelly--dazzling Jane Austen authority--looks past the grand houses, the pretty young women, past the demure drawing room dramas and witty commentary on the narrow social worlds of her time that became the hallmark of Austen's work to bring to … Continue reading Book Recommendation – Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

Book Recommendation – At Home in the World

Yesterday we had a wonderful program at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System with Princeton Professors Maria DiBattista and Deborah Nord authors of At Home in the World.  I personally haven't read it, but I'm told that it is a great book and will grow your To Be Read list!Title: At Home … Continue reading Book Recommendation – At Home in the World

Book Recommendation – Manga Classics: Emma

Title: Manga Classics: EmmaAuthor: Jane AustenStory Adaptation: Stacy King, Crystal S. ChanArt: Ps TseSynopsis: Just in time for the 200th Anniversary, Manga Classics: Emma brings Jane Austen's classic tale of youthful folly and romantic exuberance to a modern audience with this beautiful, new manga adaptation. The impulsive match-making of Emma Woodhouse delivers both humor and heartache … Continue reading Book Recommendation – Manga Classics: Emma