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56
The Cookbook Collector
3.31
Genuine, quirky and endearingly flawed

As a Janeite, it is impossible ignore the siren call when an author announces to the book buying world that her
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Jul 12, 2010
 
58
The Mischief of the Mistletoe (Pink Carnation, #7)
4.02
Righty-ho! Turnip Fitzhugh gets this own book!

In her six previous novels in the bestselling Pink Carnation series, Lauren Willig has furnished us with
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Sep 10, 2010
 
25
The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet
2.76
A wild irreverent ride that will more than surprise Austen fans!

Any Janeite who makes it to the third chapter of The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet
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Jan 04, 2010
 
79
Sense and Sensibility: A BabyLit Opposites Primer
4.13
Board books are a brilliant concept. A child’s first book sized for their little hands printed on cardboard pages that are practically un-rippable, an ...more
Oct 2014
Oct 15, 2014
 
17
Eliza's Daughter
2.83
Great read, but little to do with Sense and Sensibility

Have you ever read a totally unfavorable book review so full of acrimony that it left you wonde
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Jan 04, 2010
 
9
Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict (Jane Austen Addict, #1)
3.17
Fresh and funny - Austen addicts will relate!

Meet Courtney Stone, a modern LA singleton who mysteriously wakes up from a booze induced stupor to be tr
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Jan 04, 2010
 
57
Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron (Jane Austen Mysteries, #10)
3.81
One thinks of Jane Austen as a retiring spinster who writes secretly, prefers her privacy and enjoys quiet walks in the Hampshire countryside. Instead ...more
Oct 03, 2010
Sep 04, 2010
 
78
Unleashing Mr. Darcy
3.52
In this contemporary re-imagining of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Teri Wilson has succeeded in updating this classic story by placing it in the ...more
Jul 23, 2014
Feb 21, 2014
 
34
Jane Austen Ruined My Life
3.35
Could Jane Austen ruin your life?

American college professor Emma Grant always does the right thing and expects the same from others. She acquired her
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Jan 07, 2010
 
59
The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder
3.54
Behind every unforgettable heroine stands her remarkable creator. Debut author Erin Blakemore explores this theme in The Heroine’s Bookshelf, twelve e ...more
Oct 26, 2010
Sep 04, 2010
 
61
The Dashwood Sisters Tell All: A Modern-Day Novel of Jane Austen
3.50
Great fun - nourishing Jane Austen fans sense and romance readers sensibilities!

Following Jane Austen Ruined My Life (2009) and Mr. Darcy Broke My Hea
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Dec 17, 2010
 
7
Cassandra and Jane: A Jane Austen Novel
3.24
What is the most tragic and disappointing thing you know about author Jane Austen’s life? My immediate choice would be that she died too young and wro ...more
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Jan 04, 2010
 
71
The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After
3.77
How many Wickham’s, Willoughby’s or Mr. Collins’ have you met before a Captain Wentworth, Mr. Knightley, or (miracle of miracles) Mr. Darcy landed on ...more
Apr 10, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
77
Dinner with Mr. Darcy: Recipes inspired by the novels of Jane Austen
3.94
Imagine eating white soup with Mr. Darcy, roast pork with Miss Bates, or scones with Mr. Collins! Just thinking of those dishes transports me back int ...more
Jan 17, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
 
45
The Three Weissmanns of Westport
2.87
Less sense, more sensibility

There are so many reviews of this modern retelling of Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility about I feel very late to
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Jan 29, 2010
 
23
I Capture the Castle
3.99
A Contemporary Classic with Austen Allusions

"I know of few novels - except Pride and Prejudice - that inspire as much fierce lifelong affection in the
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Jan 04, 2010
 
64
The Jane Austen Handbook: A Sensible Yet Elegant Guide to Her World
4.03
Informative, impertinent and indispensable - a fun how-to book for any unaccomplished young lady

Filled with pertinent facts that every Regency Miss sh
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Jan 07, 2010
 
40
Mr. Darcy Broke My Heart
3.46
Sparkling, engaging and subtly humorous, Janeites and romance readers will be enchanted!

I have read a few Austenesque books in my day. Am I jaded? Hop
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Jan 20, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
 
47
Writing Jane Austen
2.90
A 21st-century homage to Jane Austen, or not your mother's traditional Austen sequel

Stepping into the 21st-century, Elizabeth Aston’s new novel Writin
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Apr 28, 2010
Apr 08, 2010
 
26
In the Garden with Jane Austen
3.98
“To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure, is the most perfect refreshment.” Fanny Price, Mansfield Park, Chapter 9

It seems quite fit
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Jan 04, 2010
 
60
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
4.10
A delightful exploration of strength, compassion, and enduring friendships

Long on my TBR (to be read) pile, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie
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Nov 22, 2010
 
46
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls
3.46
More zombies than Austen this time around

If you have not heard about the book Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, you must be from another planet. The br
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Apr 15, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
 
12
Darcy's Passions: Pride and Prejudice Retold Through His Eyes
3.56
P&P Redux from Mr. Darcy's perspective...and then some!

Mr. Darcy. That iconic romantic hero who launched a thousand sequels! A quick and very unsc
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Jan 04, 2010
 
24
Impulse & Initiative: What if Mr. Darcy had set out to win Elizabeth's heart? (Pride & Prejudice Variation)
3.72
Pride and Prejudice re-imagined?

In this retelling of Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice, author Abigail Reynolds re-imagines the famous plot and
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Jan 04, 2010
 
20
Enthusiasm
3.75
I had a blast reading Polly Shulman’s novel Enthusiasm, her homage to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice! It had been released in 2006 and was on my ‘t ...more
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Jan 04, 2010
 
62
Jane and the Wandering Eye (Jane Austen Mysteries, #3)
3.82
Art, drama and mystery collide in Bath

I confess to being a silly, shallow creature when it comes to my partiality for fine art and the stage. Show me
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Mar 10, 2011
 
27
Intimations of Austen
3.91
Nine little jewels “inspired” by Jane Austen

Gentle Readers, please do not be fooled! Neatly tucked into this slim volume are nine short stories entitl
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Jan 04, 2010
 
72
Jane-A-Day: 5 Year Journal: 365 Witticisms by Jane Austen
4.50
This charming journal completely missed my radar when it was released last November. Not surprising, really. Who would know from the title listed onli ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 27, 2012
 
63
The Jane Austen Handbook
4.03
Informative, impertinent and indispensable - a fun how-to book for any unaccomplished young lady

Everyone loves a new frock to brighten their day, and
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Mar 14, 2011
 
30
Jane Austen: An Illustrated Treasury
4.32
My number one choice of Jane Austen inspired books of 2008

Has Jane Austen risen to a major pop-culture presence? Author Rebecca Dickson confidently th
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Jan 04, 2010
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