"Outside a dog a book is man's best friend, inside a dog it is too dark to read!" -Groucho Marx========="The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid." -Jane Austen========="I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book."-JK Rowling========"I spend a lot of time reading." -Bill Gates=========“Ahhh. Bed, book, kitten, sandwich. All one needed in life, really.” -Jacqueline Kelly=========

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Better late than never? Jane Austen Challenge

Jane Austen Challenge January-December 2010...How could I resist?  Better late than never?

Rules:
--Anyone can participate.Sign up here:
--Levels:
**Newbie 2 books by J. Austen, 2 re-writes, prequels, sequels, or spoofs (by other authors)
**Lover 4 books by J. Austen, 4 re-writes, prequels, sequels, or spoofs (by other authors)
** Fanatic 6+ books by J. Austen, 5+ re-writes, prequels, sequels, or spoofs (by other authors)
--Challenge books can overlap with other challenges.
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Books I've read so far:
(I reviewed the first four at the same time here:)
Jan. 2010 -Confessions of A Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
Jan. 2010- Captain Wentworth's Diary by Amanda Grange
Jan. 2010- These Three Remain: a novel of Fitzwilliam Darcy by Pamela Aidan
Feb. 2010- Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
Next up: Emma by JA herself!

4 comments:

  1. I love J.A. but don't commit myself to any massive amount of reading. I get too compulsive about it. :)

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  2. I went through a JA jag this past winter so I had a head start on the challenge.

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  3. Thanks for stopping by my blog :) Have fun reading Emma! It is my absolute favorite Jane Austen novel! Emma herself is such a great character :)

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  4. I just finished Persuasion and it was fabulous. I liked it even more than Pride and Prejudice. I would absolutely recommend it if you need more books for your challenge.

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