As for this month we are revisiting Grave Expectations by one of our favorite literary mash-up artists Sherri Browning Erwin.
About Veronica MoniqueVeronica Monique is an avid reader, writer and thinker. She is most intrigued by human nature and that little twist of darkness that makes things interesting.
What if you believed there was a ghost haunting the house in which you were living? How would you discover the truth? Who would you speak to about such a thing? How could you be sure you weren’t going insane? These are the very questions Eliza Caine wrestles with as the new governess at Gaudlin […]
Any devoted Jane Austen fan knows every facet of the Bennet household, or do they? We follow the Bennets from the moment Mrs. Bennet announces with euphoric enthusiasm the arrival of Mr. Bingley to the neighborhood, then transition to sticking with Elizabeth as she visits friends and relatives. We have an intimate view of Elizabeth’s […]
Today we are pleased to welcome Longbourn author Jo Baker. We asked her about her novel, Jane Austen, and writing. Don’t forget to enter for a chance to win a copy of Longbourn courtesy of Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher. Twelve (12) lucky US winners will be chosen! What drew you to shift the perspective of PRIDE […]
Wait…is that kitty dressed as a man or a man with a kitten’s head?
Just because we are not ladies of leisure that does not mean that we haven’t found the time for some reading and discussing and planning.
Today we welcome Ben H. Winters, author of this month’s reading selection Android Karenina. We asked him about the challenges of Tolstoy and bringing in the androids. Hope you enjoy! How was working with Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina different than working with Austen’s Sense and Sensibility? On the one hand, it was easier, because I’d just been through S&S&SM, so […]
This month we are taking on Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina with a robotic twist. Ben H. Winters has taken Tolstoy’s original tale and given it a steampunk, futuristic infusion to bring us Android Karenina. At 539 pages this tale beats out Emma by 100 pages to be our longest novel tackled to date, but as we loved what Winters did with Sense […]
Thank you to all those who read with us and who entered for a chance to win one of three digital copies of Pride and Platypus: Mr. Darcy’s Dreadful Secret by Vera Nazarian. Special thanks to Vera and for providing the digital copies for giveaway. Congratulations to our three winners! Stephanie S. Jenny M. Evie […]
Welcoming back Vera Nazarian, author of this month’s reading selection Pride & Platypus: Mr. Darcy’s Dreadful Secret, for part two of our interview.
Today we welcome Vera Nazarian, author of this month’s reading selection Pride & Platypus: Mr. Darcy’s Dreadful Secret. We had the opportunity this time around to ask her even more questions, which we divided into two parts.