Category: Austen in August

Seeking Austen on Audio: A New Appreciation by Jorie

Seeking Austen on Audio: A New Appreciation by Jorie @ Jorie Loves A Story ( | @joriestory) My pursuit of Austen has been a lifelong journey – as originally outlined during a previous year of Austen in August, hosted by Adam @ Roof Beam… Continue Reading “Seeking Austen on Audio: A New Appreciation by Jorie”

Persuasion, Volume 1

I’m pleased to report that I am on schedule with my Persuasion read for this month. That means I’ve just finished Volume 1 and will begin Volume 2 today. You can find my weekly reading schedule near the bottom of this post. I’m less… Continue Reading “Persuasion, Volume 1”

Guest Post: Author Janet Todd

My Life with Jane Austen’s Face by Janet Todd Ok, I didn’t read her as a child. I pretended I had—unintentionally! I didn’t come from a bookish family and wasn’t pointed towards the classics at a young age. Instead, I stayed firmly with comics,… Continue Reading “Guest Post: Author Janet Todd”

Austen in August: Persuasion

Greetings! Today is August 1st, which means the (very lowkey) Austen In August event is here again! Two months ago, I sent out a call for volunteers to participate in a reboot of Austen in August. Typically, the event is jam-packed with guest posts… Continue Reading “Austen in August: Persuasion”

The Return of Austen In August! (#AustenInAugustRBR) Call for Guest Posts and Giveaways

Ta-Da! Austen In August is officially BACK at its home site, Roof Beam Reader! Welcome to the sign-up post for AUSTEN IN AUGUST, an annual reading event celebrating one of literature’s greatest writers! This event was inspired by a Twitter conversation that took place… Continue Reading “The Return of Austen In August! (#AustenInAugustRBR) Call for Guest Posts and Giveaways”