Category Archives: Reviews

June Austen On Dit

June Austen On Dit

Welcome to Austen Authors’ monthly summary of all things JAFF, Jane, and Regency! Elizabeth Adams, Rebecca Jamison, Katherine Reay, and I have chosen to call this selection of news Austen On Dit. The phrase On Dit comes from the French for “they say” or “it is said.” It means a piece of gossip.  Austen seldom… more goodness …

Americanisms in JAFF + Giveaway

Americanisms in JAFF + Giveaway

After I had published One Thread Pulled, I had the opportunity to meet a reader from Norway who was visiting Salt Lake City. We spent a delightful hour or so together, and one of the many topics we touched on was my book. She had enjoyed it – but mentioned somewhat off-handedly that it did… more goodness …

20 Great Quotes by Austen Authors and Pendant Giveaway

20 Great Quotes by Austen Authors and Pendant Giveaway

I love a good quote. Whether its profound or funny, meaty or light, a phrase that stops me in my tracks with a fresh perspective is always a delightful discovery. The typical Janeite has any number of Austen-born witticisms memorized, be them from her novels or letters, we love to drop fragments of them into conversations… more goodness …