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Happy New Year Dear Readers

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 […]

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Things Change and Keep Going

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 […]

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Winner of a Peculiar June Giveaway!

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 […]

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Winner of February Giveaway

Thank you to all those who read with us, and entered for a chance to win in this month’s giveaway. Special thanks to Colette Saucier for providing an autographed copy of Pulse and Prejudice for the giveaway. Our winner is:   Sichelle Congratulations!    Winner has been notified by email. We hope you all join us next […]

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Expectations Great and Grave

As Dickens mixed realism with a good dose of fantasy to weave his satirical social commentaries of Victorian society how much more fantastical can a tale such as Great Expectations become? Well, Sherri Browning Erwin answers this question with her monster mashup Grave Expectations adding another elemental layer of darkness.

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