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keepingupwiththepenguins
Persuasion | Jane Austen
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Mehso-so

Persuasion is really one for the true fans, often too severe to be funny (and occasionally fat-shamey, by the by) and subtle in its treatment of quite dramatic turns. I wouldn‘t recommend starting out with this one, if you‘re new to Austen, but if you‘ve already read her others, you‘re well placed to give it a go. Full review: https://keepingupwiththepenguins.com/persuasion-jane-austen/

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Susanita
Pride and Prejudice | Jane Austen
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Pemberley! 😀

#sundayfunday

ozma.of.oz Of course! Great pick! Thanks for sharing! 3d
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Kazzie
Miss Austen | Gill Hornby
Pickpick

Period fiction can be trite and silly, but this story is so well crafted and written. I am at times angry with the protagonist, but she has made peace with her life in such a loving and generous way. And the love between sisters is so palpable

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sdbruening
Jane Austen's Letters | Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye
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Turns out Jane Austen had trouble with the order of her i‘s and e‘s! She regularly misspells believe in her letters to Cassandra as well. I like this quote—as if you can just pick the guy you want and it‘ll work out like that.

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Librarybelle
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Pickpick

Overall, I liked this modern adaptation of Sense and Sensibility - there are some similar storylines and characters in the novel, with enough tweaks to make the story its own. Admittedly, I got a little tired of Annie and Miranda and their constant antics bordering on self-pity. But, the story itself was a great distraction read and a fun adventure that it‘s a pick for me. #2010 #192025

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LitsyEvents
Northanger Abbey | Jane Austen
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Repost:

One week until our chapter-a-day #PemberLittens buddy read begins! Get your copy ready, and I will see you on October 1. 😃

Tagging the people who previously said they want to participate, but all are welcome. Let me know if you‘d like to be added to my tag list! ❤️

sprainedbrain Thanks for sharing! 3d
Vansa @sprainedbrain could you tag me too ? This is my favourite Austen! 2d
sprainedbrain @Vansa Of course! ❤️ 2d
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Andrea313 Please add me! I'm excited to dig into Northanger once again. :) 2d
BooksNBowls @sprainedbrain Add me dear! I wanna get this one off my TBR! 😊 13h
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sprainedbrain
Northanger Abbey | Jane Austen
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One week until our chapter-a-day #PemberLittens buddy read begins! Get your copy ready, and I will see you on October 1. 😃

Tagging the people who previously said they want to participate, but all are welcome. Let me know if you‘d like to be added to my tag list! ❤️

Ann_Reads @sprainedbrain Thank you for hosting. 🙂 I have my ebook and audiobook, ready to go. 4d
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Bookwormjillk Yay, looking forward to this! 4d
BarkingMadRun Can‘t wait!! 4d
inthegreensandblues I am ready! 💜 4d
Ruthiella Ready! 👍 Thanks for the reminder. 😃 4d
jhod Oh yes I'll play please, thankS 4d
Deblovestoread Hey Jenni, you can remove the kdgordon88 and add Deblovestoread. Looking forward to reading along.😊 4d
Christyco125 Yay! 4d
Eyelit Thanks for the reminder!!! Will get my copy ready 😀 4d
DebinHawaii Looking forward to it! 🤗 4d
Librarybelle Yay! Very excited! 4d
Scochrane26 That‘s a very cool cover 4d
julieclair Looking forward to it! 4d
sprainedbrain @Scochrane26 I‘m obsessed with all of the Austen Chiltern editions… so pretty. 😍 3d
AnneCecilie Please tag for me for this one. I have my copy ready 😊 3d
Blackink_WhitePaper Excited ! This is the best way to start new month 😍😅 3d
thegreensofa May I please join in and be tagged too? This will be my first ever Jane Austen. I hope you don‘t mind a newbie in the mix 😯🤞 2d
sprainedbrain @thegreensofa absolutely! I‘ve added you to the list, and we‘re always thrilled to have new Austen readers! ❤️ 2d
Andrea313 Please add me! I'm excited to dig into Northanger once again. :) 2d
MicrobeMom Please add! Looking forward to the reread! 2d
MoonWitch94 Ohhhh I cannot wait! 🥳🖤 1d
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erzascarletbookgasm
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Bailedbailed

I didn‘t enjoy this as much as I‘ve hoped. It has an intriguing premise & what I‘ve read so far was interesting, as I‘ve not read any of the featured authors‘ individual biographies, but I didn‘t like the many aspects of conjecture. Especially in the first section, Austen, which has left a sour taste in my mouth. Also I didn‘t like the tone of the writing. And after the section of Bronte & Mary Taylor, I wasn‘t motivated to pick it up again.

BarkingMadRun I don‘t blame you, I feel like it didn‘t deliver what it promised 5d
batsy It's a bit of a letdown, isn't it? I found the first chapter on Austen pretty grating, as well. 4d
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VioletMoonBooks
Sense and Sensibility | Jane Austen
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AileenRR
Ayesha at Last | Uzma Jalaluddin
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Mehso-so

Meh. I hate it when misunderstandings play a big part in the conflict. I did enjoy hearing about different traditions and beliefs though.