It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – Austen in August

Title: The Watsons & SanditonAuthor: Jane Austen The Watsons Synopsis: Mr. Watson is a widowed clergyman with two sons and four daughters. The youngest daughter, Emma, has been brought up by a wealthy aunt and is consequently better educated and more refined than her sisters. But when her aunt contracts a foolish second marriage, Emma is obliged … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? – Austen in August

Podcasting with Jane with Slate.com

Slate's Audio Book Club celebrated Pride and Prejudice's 200th birthday with this episode. In this episode the hosts "discuss why the novel still bewitches us, whether it is fundamentally radical or conservative about gender and class, and the difference between Austen people and Brontë people. They also envision what a Jane Austen dating service might … Continue reading Podcasting with Jane with Slate.com

It’s Monday! What are you reading? – Lizzy Bennet’s Diary

Title: Lizzy Bennet's DiaryAuthor: Marcia WilliamsPublication Date:April 22, 2014Date Added to List:April 14, 2014Synopsis: When Lizzy Bennet’s father gives her a diary, she fancies she will use it to write a novel, as her real life is exceedingly dull. Then the handsome Mr. Bingley moves to nearby Netherfield Park, and suddenly life is every bit as thrilling as … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading? – Lizzy Bennet’s Diary

It’s Monday! What are you reading? – Pride and Prejudice

I'm gearing up for our discussion of Pride and Prejudice next weekend by rereading the novel.  I'm not just rereading it, I'm reading it as an English Major.  I picked up a low-cost copy, a pencil and set to reading and underlining passages and making notes in the margins. I haven't read any of Jane's work … Continue reading It’s Monday! What are you reading? – Pride and Prejudice

Podcasting with Jane – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

While doing some searching for this month's podcast I came across a wonderful list put together by Jane Austen's World.  You can find it here - Podcasts on Jane Austen's World.One of the podcasts is about Pride and Prejucie and Zombies. You can find it here - Rambler’s Cafe: Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesWe are … Continue reading Podcasting with Jane – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

#AustenInAugustRBR – Book Review: Pride, Prejudice and Popcorn by Carrie Sessarego

Pride, Prejudice and Popcorn: TV and Film Adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, and Jane Eyre by Carrie SessaregoMy rating: 3 of 5 starsGoing into this book, I wondered why these three novels and questioned whether this author was one of those people who assumed these authors were contemporaries. Well, I had to make … Continue reading #AustenInAugustRBR – Book Review: Pride, Prejudice and Popcorn by Carrie Sessarego