“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!”

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Fiction & Mysteries

Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned every Thursday throughout the rest of thisContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Fiction & Mysteries”

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August 13

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

Quote of the Day – August 11, 2022

“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 30, 2022

Follow Your Heart: 10 “Persuasion” Charming Retellings That Won’t Disappoint

Yes, I watched the recent Persuasion adaptation, and sorry, it was not a 10 for me. I am all for remixing classics for modern audiences. For classics to remain timeless, they must evolve and be relatable to modern society. However, that is what this adaptation failed to do. It worked too hard on making Persuasion relatable toContinue reading “Follow Your Heart: 10 “Persuasion” Charming Retellings That Won’t Disappoint”

Jane Austen, Dramatized Recording Now Online

If you want something to do to close out this saddest day for beloved Janeites, let me put a little pep in your step. If you could not attend the last week’s event, Jane Austen, Dramatized, I have good news! The talk is now available to watch online! Click on the Zoom link below, register andContinue reading “Jane Austen, Dramatized Recording Now Online”