Author Archives: Katherine Reay

Austen Reminds Us We Can Change

Austen Reminds Us We Can Change

In Northanger Abbey, Austen introduces an unlikely heroine. No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be a heroine. Her situation in life, the character of her father and mother, her own person and disposition, were all equally against her. It’s a delightful way to begin… more goodness …

Enjoying Enchanted Again

Enjoying Enchanted Again

  Over Thanksgiving weekend, my daughters and I curled up to watch the movie Enchanted. I hadn’t seen it in years and was surprised by all the allusions and references to previous Disney movies – and how they hadn’t leapt out at me the first time I viewed it. My books pay homage to books… more goodness …

Five Lessons from Austen

Five Lessons from Austen

I read a blog post recently – Ten Lessons Every 21st Century Woman Can Learn from Jane Austen. It was delightful and spot-on. I won’t revisit the list here because it might influence my thinking –you can find linked on Katherine’s Facebook Page – but it got me pondering what this incomparable author has taught… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Katherine Reay’s “The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway”

Announcing the Winner of Katherine Reay’s “The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway”

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Katherine Reay‘s “The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway.” Luisa Donaldson will receive an ARC of Ms. Reay‘s upcoming release of The Austen Escape. Congratulations!  Luisa, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. All prizes must be claimed within 72 hours of the… more goodness …

The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway

The Austen Escape ARC Giveaway

Happy Book Day! This idea came to me when writing The Bronte Plot. Wednesday was Lucy’s day to dust, repair, sort and market her beloved antique books. I liked the idea of focusing on books one day a week – so on Wednesdays I post about the books I’m reading, writing, hearing about in the… more goodness …

Austen Endures…

Austen Endures…

I read an interesting New York Times article the other day I thought I’d share with you… The Word Choices that Explain Why Jane Austen Endures. I have always said that Austen draws human nature with pin-point accuracy – and since that never changes, she remains relevant. Over and over again, I find her a… more goodness …