Mar 242017
 

What If Fanny Was Tired of Being Called Ungrateful?

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

What a novel experience it is to read a variation for Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park! What happens in a Mansfield Park variation? Is it like a Pride and Prejudice variation – do Fanny and Edmund still end up together (just traveling a different path)? Or does the author shake things up a little more?

In Lona Manning’s contemplative and inventive variation she poses the questions:

  • What if “a contrary wind” delayed Sit Thomas’s return to Mansfield Park by a few weeks?
  • What if the rehearsals of Lover’s Vows continued unimpeded?
  • What if Fanny was tired of being told she was an ungrateful burden to the Bertram family and decided to take control of her own future?

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Mar 222017
 

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Hi everyone!  I’m so happy to announce some very lucky winners today!

I’m so thankful to the lovely authors who came to visit Austenesque Reviews and sponsored these recent giveaways –Kyra C. Kramer and Shannon Winslow.  I am so thrilled to have had the opportunity to welcome these ladies and learn more about their lovely new releases.  Kyra’s thoughtful post about the subtext in Mansfield Park and Shannon’s fun excerpt form Leap of Hope make me all the more eager to read their stories!

And a big thank you to everyone who stopped by and read and comment on all these posts!  You are so supportive of these authors and I’m so happy that I can share these posts with you!

Without further ado… the randomly selected winners are… Continue reading »

Mar 202017
 

Happy Monday, readers! Today, Austenesque Reviews is paid a visit from an author who may be new to some of you – Sue Barr, who just recently published a Pride and Prejudice sequel about Caroline Bingley, titled Caroline, Pride & Prejudice Continued… Book One!  I hope you enjoy meeting Sue and this wonderfully fun post she put together!

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Good morning, Meredith, and thank you for hosting this post for my latest release, Caroline, Pride & Prejudice Continued… Book One. Today, I am sharing a post that I hope gives your readers some laughs and allows them to get to know Caroline and her new love interest, Nathan, a little better.

I have invited Emma Woodhouse to host our Newlywed Game, 1812-style, and without further ado, I will turn the floor over to Emma… Continue reading »