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Book Trailer for The Jane Austen Guide to Life

So this is not a quote, but since it’s the official release day for my new book, The Jane Austen Guide to Life, wanted to share this fun little video.  (It’s not about the Real Housewives, really…)


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Sex, Money, and Power

In honor of this fall’s meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America, we’ll be featuring a series of quotes about Sex, Money, and Power between now and October.  Read more here.

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Welcome to the redesigned Austen Quotes Blog!

Welcome to the newly redesigned blog!  I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time. So glad to finally be able to reveal it.  Many thanks to Travis McSherley for the new look. I’ve also cleaned up the posts … Continue reading


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With joy

This has taken far longer than I ever thought it would, but the Jane Austen Quotes blog has now officially been resurrected.  It's going on four years since I've been able to post regularly here, and I'm thrilled to pieces … Continue reading

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A couple other non-quote things…

The book just came out in the UK — how cool is that!  They’ve changed the subtitle to "A Modern Woman’s Search for Happiness, Fulfilment, and Her Very Own Mr. Darcy" Also, I’ll be speaking Monday, Sept. 22 at the … Continue reading


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Ah – news!

Dear readers, I can’t believe I’m here writing this!  I’ve wanted to post so many times.  Thank you all for your kind words and prayers.  Can’t tell you how much they mean to me. It’s been an incredibly difficult summer.  … Continue reading


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Top Ten Spiritual Jane Austen Places

I’m thrilled to post this!  (Thanks, BajaJaneite for sending in the link — I’ve been wanting to share it with you all.) I did a gallery for BeliefNet with pictures from my trip and thoughts on the spiritual Austen places … Continue reading


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Karen Joy Fowler interview

There’s a lovely interview with Karen Joy Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book Club, at Tina Ann Forkner’s blog.  I’ve posted a few snippets at Following Austen as well.

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Regretful Jane

I watched Miss Austen Regrets last night, and I’m not entirely sure if I liked it.  Posted some thoughts over at Following Austen.  Would love to know what you thought.

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Sweet Northanger

I’d love to know what you thought of Northanger Abbey.  I thought it was sweet, and well done.  More here. Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland.  ©ITV plc (Granada International) for Masterpiece™


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