May 242012

“Falling in Love the Jane Austen Way!”

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Publisher

With The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After by Elizabeth Kantor, The Jane Austen Marriage Manual by Kim Izzo, and The Jane Austen Guide to Life by Lori Smith all coming out this spring, it would appear that dear Jane Austen has departed from the Paranormal genre and taken up residence in the Self-Help and Relationships department! While some people may scoff at the idea of an unmarried country miss from the 1800’s dishing out relevant dating and relationship advice to the young female population of the twenty-first century, those who have had the pleasure of reading her novels know she is a veritable font of knowledge when it comes to relationships and happily ever afters…

How can Jane Austen’s advice and principals still be relevant today? Isn’t there some kind of cultural divide? Social barrier? Period gap? Continue reading »