Tag Archives: Mr. Darcy

Book Review: Eligible

You guys. I read another Pride and Prejudice reinvention. I like these, a little too much maybe, and they’re either wonderful or delightfully awful.   Curtis Sittenfeld’s Eligible is one of the wonderful ones. This novel tells the story of … Continue reading

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Anne of Arkham Asylum

Inspired partially by Julia’s post about getting all the Anne of Green Gables books on the Kindle, and partly by a chat with a coworker about Prince Edward Island (Australian coworker: They’ve assigned me to teach a class on Canadian life… … Continue reading

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Favorite Things That Are Almost Pride & Prejudice

Fitzwilliam Darcy, Rock Star This is my absolute favorite reimagining of Pride and Prejudice, as you can probably tell from my squee-ful book review. If you thought Charlotte Lucas got a raw deal or you wanted to see Darcy as … Continue reading

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Carolina Blogging

Such a great day at Carolina Blogging this weekend! Group organizers Heather and Sara really did an impressive job putting everything together, from getting interesting local vendors and a great conference space with solid wifi and pretty decorations, to all … Continue reading

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My Top Books of 2014

So, this was blatantly stolen from Alice at Reading Rambo, who stole it from Emily at As the Crowe Flies (and Reads). Although, I only answered the questions I felt like answering, and I waited until weeks into 2015 to do so, because you … Continue reading

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Favorite Person, Favorite Media

Look, Harold, Mr Darcy has social anxiety and hates parties, just like you! (I’m an amazing girlfriend.) — Meg (@simpsonsparadox) January 18, 2015 Me to Meg: “Johnny Cash sings about love, hell fire and not taking your guns to town.” … Continue reading

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Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice

Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice is graphic version of P&P, plus with gorgeous hairstyles, spastic Mrs. Bennett, and — most importantly — Darcy’s shirt just can’t stay on.  The sisters of Longborne are beautiful in the typical fantasy-manga style of … Continue reading

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Target Audience

Did you know that teaching full-time is time consuming? I’m pretty sure I came to that realization last summer, too, actually.  The actual teaching load is a lot easier this summer, because I’m much more comfortable with the curriculum, with … Continue reading

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The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet

It has been almost six months since I last reviewed a Pride and Prejudice spinoff, so this weekend I read The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick. This is a novelization of the TV series, … Continue reading

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Unleashing Mr. Darcy

   I wasn’t sure if I was going to like Teri Wilson’s Unleashing Mr. Darcy. On one hand, I (almost always) love new takes on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, but this one isn’t just set in upscale Manhattan and … Continue reading

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