Dec 052018


Happy December, dear readers! I hope you are all doing well!

Mr. Bingley and I had a fun November that included some small camping trips and outdoor fun.

We definitely like camping in autumn weather more than summer weather…although both times we’ve been camping in November we had rain and temperatures that dropped into the 30s at night! 🏕❄️ But we were lucky to have some beautiful days of sunshine! Continue reading »

Dec 032018

What If Elizabeth Jilted Mr. Darcy?

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

TYPE OF AUSTENESQUE NOVEL: Pride and Prejudice Variation

TIME FRAME: Begins 1 year after Elizabeth visits Pemberley


Darcy and Elizabeth were blissfully engaged for nine days when Elizabeth sends a letter regretfully terminating their engagement. Now the two are about to re-encounter each other for the first time while attending house part at Netherfield, and they both are prepared to suffer torture of the acutest kind! Poor Mr. Darcy is torn between anguish and anger, he doesn’t know or understand Elizabeth’s reason for breaking their engagement and despises her for now twice ripping his heart out and destroying it. And poor Elizabeth is suffering too, she is carrying a secret pain that no one – not even Jane knows about – and now she must watch as the man she loves vehemently despises her and interacts with other eligible females. Continue reading »

Dec 022018

Announcing a big bunch of giveaway winners is an excellent way to start the month, don’t you think? 🎄 Christmas is coming early!

I’d like to start by thanking Jennifer Altman for the opportunity to share her lovely cover reveal of To Conquer Pride on our blog! I enjoyed sharing your post so much and seeing all the questions people asked you. By the way, if you haven’t already, go visit Babblings of a Bookworm to see all of Jennifer’s answers!! 📖

I’d also like to thank Don Jacobson for the wonderful opportunity to read The Bennet Wardrobe series. I am enjoying each book of this series so far, especially Lizzy Bennet Meets the Countess *see my review HERE* – and I am really happy to hear how many people are interested in reading these books as well! 🤗

A special thank you to Jennifer Redlarczyk for coming to visit and celebrate her new release, A Holiday to Remember! We loved the enticing excerpts you shared to whet our appetite and can’t wait to read this Christmas-themed book soon! 😍

And last but not least, a thank you to Christina Boyd for letting us take part in her special announcement and release of Yuletide: A Jane Austen-Inspired Collection of Short Stories this week. We are so grateful to her and all the authors involved in the project for donating their time, talents, and the proceeds for this lovely holiday Austenesque collection! We are so excited to read this new anthology from The Quill Ink Collective! 🎄

My dear readers, thank you so much for all your participation in these giveaways!!! What fun couple of weeks we’ve had!

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