Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:
Tag Archives: British Classics
Give These A Chance!: Other Books That Should Be Adapted To Film and TV
I love seeing adaptations of my favorite classic novels (when they are good). Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing Jane Austen continue to thrive in popular culture, even in the 21st century. But as much as I love Austen, I do recognize that are just as wonderful and captivating books that deserve the sameContinue reading “Give These A Chance!: Other Books That Should Be Adapted To Film and TV”
Quote of the Day- September 8, 2022
“Persuasion” Conference Recording Now Available!
Miss the “Open to Persuasion” Mini Conference? If you are looking to do something this weekend, watching (or rewatching for some people) the “Open To Persuasion” Mini Conference is the perfect thing to do! Sarah Rose Kearns, playwright and performer organized this wonderful and insightful panel discussion that not only Austen fans and classic enthusiastsContinue reading ““Persuasion” Conference Recording Now Available!”
“Summer” Mysteries For The End of Summer
The summer season is winding down, which might be breaking some readers’ hearts. But you can continue to enjoy the warm sunshine, clear blue skies and pristine beaches…let’s add murder and betrayal in the mix. If you are trying to keep those summer vibes, why not “tempt fate” with these deliciously murderous mysteries? This listContinue reading ““Summer” Mysteries For The End of Summer”
“Persuasion” Conference of Fans of The Novel…and Austen!
Ready to hear me talk more about Jane Austen? Sarah Rose Kearns, playwright and performer is organizing another panel discussion that not only is perfect for Austen fans but is also in aid of benefitting The Holy Theatre’s Persuasion Workshop Fund. Get ready for a weekend of compelling and insightful conversation with fellow Janeites!
Quote of the Day – July 18, 2022
Quote of the Day – July 17, 2022
Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice! Recent Retellings & Inspirations to Help You Celebrate
Happy birthday to Pride & Prejudice! On this day, 209 years ago, Jane Austen gifted Pride and Prejudice to the world. Readers, including myself, have enjoyed it for many generations. It’s a memorable story; the witty humor and engaging writing inspired retellings, continuations, and so much more. So what better way than to celebrate this great dayContinue reading “Happy Birthday Pride & Prejudice! Recent Retellings & Inspirations to Help You Celebrate”
Birthday Post: Favorite Books of All Time
Today, I turn 35 years old. It’s kind of hard to believe that I am halfway through my 30s but I don’t feel any different, only much wiser and more aware about the world around me, a vast comparison to my teenage years and my twenties. I think that have the various books that I’veContinue reading “Birthday Post: Favorite Books of All Time”