September Reading Group

Title: The Cookbook CollectorAuthor: Allegra GoodmanPublication Date: July 2010Synopsis: Heralded as “a modern day Jane Austen” by USA Today, National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Allegra Goodman has compelled and delighted hundreds of thousands of readers. Now, in her most ambitious work yet, Goodman weaves together the worlds of Silicon Valley and rare … Continue reading September Reading Group

Monday Book Recommendation – Jane of Austin

Title: Jane of Austin: A Novel of Sweet Tea and SensibilityAuthor: Hillary Manton LodgePublication Date: June 13th, 2017Synopsis: Just a few years after their father’s business scandal shatters their lives, Jane and Celia Woodward find themselves forced out of their San Francisco tea shop. The last thing Jane wants is to leave their beloved shop on Valencia … Continue reading Monday Book Recommendation – Jane of Austin

Goodreads Monday: At Home with Jane Austen

Title: At Home with Jane AustenAuthor: Kim WilsonPublication Date: September 30, 2014Synopsis: From her youth in a country rectory in Steventon, a small village in Hampshire, England—where she wrote her first stories for her friends, Volume the First, Volume the Second, and Volume the Third—to the fashionable spa town of Bath, to the seaport of Southampton, to … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: At Home with Jane Austen

Flashback Friady – Book Suggestion: Old Friends and New Fancies

This post was originally from June 8, 2008Old Friends and New Fancies: An Imaginary Sequel to the Novels of Jane AustenBy Sybil G. BrintonOld Friends and New Fancies distinguishes itself from the spate of Jane Austen sequels we've seen in the last several years in that it was written in 1913—now almost a century ago … Continue reading Flashback Friady – Book Suggestion: Old Friends and New Fancies

Goodreads Monday – The Private Diary of Mr. Darcy

Title: The Private Diary of Mr. DarcyAuthor: Maya SlaterPublication Date: June 15, 2009Date Added to List: July 25, 2014Synopsis: Have you ever wondered what Mr. Darcy was really thinking? Find out his secrets in this captivating novel of love, pride, passion, and, of course, prejudice. Mr. Darcy’s intimate diary reveals his entanglements with women, his dangerous friendship … Continue reading Goodreads Monday – The Private Diary of Mr. Darcy

It’s Monday! What are you reading? – My Own Mr. Darcy by Karey White

My Own Mr. Darcy by Karey WhiteMy rating: 3 of 5 starsLizzie is Darcy-obsessed and has been ever since her mother took her to see the 2005 Pride and Prejudice. She's not just obsessed with Mr. Darcy but with Matthew Macfadyen's portrayal of the character. It's one of the reasons why she hasn't had a long … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading? – My Own Mr. Darcy by Karey White

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? – The Mysteries of Udolpho

Last Monday that I was giving The Mysteries of Uldolpho another shot and I am happy to announce that I finished the novel. It was a struggle, while the main story is interesting it's all the extras included in the novel that make it an uphill climb. "MysteriesOfUdolpho cp" by Upload: Jeff chapman. - Licensed under Public Domain … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you Reading? – The Mysteries of Udolpho