Dear Marianne Brandon, I have it upon great authority, or at least the recommendation of one Mr. John Willoughby, that you are the standard for all that a lady should be. As such I was wondering what you would advise for a Sea Monster Tea Party? My proposed menu would be the following: Clam chowder […]
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We’re off to a serious start with a return to an Austen classic: Persuasion. Sarah and I have elected to break out our gorgeous annotated editions, the one edited by Robert Morrison. I do not anticipate this being a quick read as we will be discussing Jane Austen’s story and the additional information Morrison has included […]
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.
We are always looking for ways to improve the experience for those who choose to visit our little dark corner of the Austen world. We launched the Discussions section in the hopes of fostering more engagement and conversation, but it seems only to have encouraged unauthorized promotion of the decidedly non-Austenesque. So with a stiff […]
Thank you to all those who read with us and who entered for a chance to win. Special thanks to Quirk Books for providing a copy of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs for giveaway. Congratulations Stephanie S. Our winner has been notified by email. Hope you all join us next […]
I for one am very glad that the Mayan calendar marked only the end of a cycle of time, and not the end of all time. Just think of all the books that would have been lost, all that I wouldn’t have had the opportunity to read. Now we can all look forward to reading […]
Well, today Sarah and I are participating in Christmas with Jane over at the Book Review Club where we were asked some of these very questions.
While the majority of us will be buying a new insert for our daily planners for 2013 those utilizing the Mayan calendar are out of luck as the Mayans made one so long ago to cover so much time that they are no longer around to make a new one.
Thank you to all those who read with us, engaged in discussion, and entered to win. Special thanks to M. K. Baxley for offering a copy of The Mistress’s Black Veil for giveaway. Our winner is: Kendal Cody Stegmann Congratulations! Hope you all join us next month for December’s reading of Fitzwilliam Ebenezer Darcy by Barbara Tiller Cole.
Welcome to our first blogiversary!
With so many wonderful people involved in the realm of Austen fan fiction we knew there just had to be more than reading books, and so there is.