Oct 112013

Jane ActuallyA Janeite Dream Come True!

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

Hold on to your bonnet’s, Janeites – this new Austenesque tale by Jennifer Petkus creates a world where many of our Janeite wishes come true!

  • Wish #1 – Jane Austen can communicate with us! An invention call the Afternet (similar to Internet) allows the dead (or disembodied, as they prefer to be called) to communicate with the living.
  • Wish #2 – A new release by Miss Jane Austen! First thing Jane does when she is able to communicate with the world is finish her fragment of Sanditon and seek a publisher! (Thank you, Jane!)
  • Wish #3 – Jane becomes a part of the Jane Austen community! She goes on a national book tour, reads blogs, and attends both the Jane Austen Festival in Bath and the JASNA Annual General Meeting in Fort Worth, Texas! (Could you imagine?!?) Continue reading »
Feb 092013

“Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match…”

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Publisher

Cate Kendall, a high school English teacher living amongst the weird in Austin, Texas is desperately searching for some excitement in her life… Between teaching, playing Scrabble with her colleague/close friend, Ethan Chavez, and living in the garage apartment of her mom’s house, Cate feels her life seriously needs to be rewritten. Cate pines for some adventure, some mystery…for some thrilling subplots to enter her life. When a “magical” journal, a new man, and a new persona infiltrate her life during the very same week, you might say that Cate got exactly what she wished for…

“I was starting to have a bit of trouble trying to keep track of all the little subplots in my own life. It was almost as if I was in the middle of an Austen novel, and while exhausting, it truly couldn’t have been more thrilling.” – page 89 Austensibly Ordinary

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Jul 202012

The MOST Inspirational Fiction I’ve Ever Read!

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Author

(Note: Potential readers should be made aware that this is the third book in The Guardian Trilogy, and that it is necessary to read book 1 and 2 prior to reading this one.)

What will Elizabeth do? The man she loves is an angel! He is herguardian angel! She has been deceived. Her trust is broken. What will she do?

What will Darcy do? Nothing went as planned! The woman he loves may never forgive him. His heart is breaking! What will he do?

What will Gregory Wickham do? His plans to seduce and ruin Elizabeth backfired. His mission is incomplete and he must now develop a new strategy. What will he do? Continue reading »