Mar 182019

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you all are enjoying a great week so far! I’m so excited to welcome Cass Grafton back to Austenesque Reviews today! She has been a long time friend of this blog and as you may have noticed we love her writing! Cass will be answering some questions about some news regarding her books, her writing, and lastly Bath. We hope you enjoy!!

So Cass, there have been some exciting developments happening with your stories these past few months. Can you share them with us?

Yes, of course, and thank you so much, Meredith, for giving me the chance to share the news with your lovely readers!

In September last year, the eBook rights to The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen (co-authored with my good friend, Ada Bright) were picked up by Canelo Digital Publishing.

Since The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen was already self-published by you and Ada Bright, how did it come about that it got picked up by a traditional publisher?

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Mar 172019

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day, friends! Are you feeling the luck of the Irish with you today? ☘️

I hope so because I’m about to announce some giveaway winners! 🌈

A special thank you to Don Jacobson for the opportunity to read and review The Countess Visits Longbourn! We are happy to be catching up a little bit with The Bennet Wardrobe series! And we are especially grateful for Don’s kind generosity in sponsoring a lovely giveaway to coincide with our review. 📖

We’d also like to thank Victoria Kincaid for her lovely visit last week. We are so happy to hear about the new audio book releases for President Darcy  and The Unforgettable Mr. Darcy. We love both those stories so much know that audiobook fans will definitely be in for a treat with them! 🎧

My dear readers, thank you so much for all your participation  and thoughtful comments during these author visits and giveaways!!! We are so happy you’ve enjoyed these posts! 🥰

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Mar 152019

Imagine Being Mysteriously Transplanted Into Your Favorite Story!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

Modern-day wife and mother Alison Bateman is an ardent fan of Jane Austen and Pride and Prejudice, and similar to that book’s matriarch, she has five daughters (and yes, they all have the same names, but that began more coincidentally than intentionally). However, unlike Mrs. Bennet, Alison Bateman is sensible, calm, and loves all her daughters equally. Unexpectedly, Alison finds herself transplanted into the pages of Pride and Prejudice, but instead of having a chance to be the heroine of the tale and fall in love with Mr. Darcy, Alison instead becomes the heroine’s mother and finds herself in the role of the noisy, small-minded nerve-obsessed Mrs. Bennet. But Alison still has control of her actions and thoughts, so perhaps she is becoming the heroine of her own Pride and Prejudice adventure after all… Continue reading »