May 102017


A great way to start your day is by announcing some giveaway winners, don’t you think?

I’m so thankful to the lovely Reina Williams who came to visit Austenesque Reviews and sponsored a wonderful giveaway recently.  I loved the sweet Bingley excerpt she shared from her Love at Pemberley anthology,  and I cannot wait to read it!! Thank you, Reina, for making your visit to Austenesque Reviews so special!

And a big thank you to everyone who stopped by and read and comment on Reina’s post! Reina and I greatly appreciate your kind support and interest!

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

May 032017


Hello all you lovely Janeite friends!  I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to have you in my life. 🙂

I ended up being so busy in April that I didn’t have as much time as I’d like to spend reading and blogging, and let me tell you I missed it bad.  Real bad.  It definitely showed me how much blogging and connecting with other Jane Austen/Austenesque lovers means to me!  I’m glad it is now May and I don’t have as much keeping me busy at the moment!

But what was I busy with in April you ask?

Well, we went on a trip to Southern California and it was amazing!!!  Completely amazing!  There is so much to do there and each day we got into something completely different!  And as always, I thought it might be fun to share our photos with you! 😉

In San Diego we spent some time visiting seals, riding horses and Segways, and feeding giraffes and rhinos!

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Apr 302017


A VERY big thank you to Sophie Turner for making a special visit to Austenesque Reviews.  It was so great to learn more about her thoughts about Mr. Darcy and read some excerpts from her new release, Mistress.  And I further extend my thanks to Sophie for allowing me the immense pleasure of reading and reviewing Mistress on my blog!  If you missed by review, you can check it out HERE (spoiler alert:  I loved it!)

Also, thank you to Sophie for her generosity in sponsoring a generous giveaway with both posts!

Thank you to all of you who stopped by to read Sophie’s post and my review and shared your thoughts.  It was especially awesome of all of you who commented but didn’t want to be entered in the giveaway because you already won a copy of Sophie’s book during her blog tour! Continue reading »