Category Archives: Jane Austen


Always a fan of Jane Austen books and those imagining what the stories might look like if they went on and on.  I am so grateful for those imagining minds. THE SECRET OF PEMBROOKE PARK is from Julie Klassen and … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s First Love, by Syrie James – Excerpt #1 – Holiday Blog Tour Stop

When the opportunity to join this tour was announced I jumped on it as I am interested in anything inspired by Jane Austen.  Oh and it didn’t hurt that to date I have read everything written by Syrie James.  This … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Jane Austen Inspired Novel

THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MISS JANE AUSTEN caught me completely off guard. Frankly, I was not sure about any book that contemplated the death of Jane Austen within its pages, but ’tis hard for me to resist anything with a … Continue reading

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A Jane Austen Delight for List Lovers

When I had the chance to get my gloved paws on THE LIST LOVER’S GIUDE TO JANE AUSTEN I was too thrilled. Can you imagine the thrill of the intersection of two of my favorites: Austen and lists. Joan Strasbaugh, herself … Continue reading

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IMPERFECT BLISS is One Part Delectable with a Dash of Austen

     From the first time I viewed the cover of IMPERFECT BLISS I was certain I had to read this novel. While it ended up to go in many other ways then I expected, still glad I followed my gut and that Atria … Continue reading

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Final Chapter in Memorial Day Reads – Part III

I could go on forever but the end of the Memorial Day weekend is almost here so I will edit myself.  This post will consist of two books that take you away within their pages to other places and spaces.  … Continue reading

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A Jane Austen Finish to the Summer

While summer is officially with us till later in September, it always seems after Labor Day we leave summer behind us. With that in mind, my plan was to read MY JANE AUSTEN SUMMER: A SEASON IN MANSFIELD PARK by Cindy Jones prior to … Continue reading

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THE MISCHIEF OF THE MISTLETOE Spy Tingling Adventure Laced Within the Confines of a Regency England Setting

This is my first foray into the world of The Pink Carnation as there were six others the preceded this chapter.  I did receive the first as a gift, THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE PINK CARNATION, but it got buried among the other books that … Continue reading

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