Monthly Archives: August 2011

Settling for the Compromise Marriage – A Regency Era Tradition

SATURDAY, 20 AUGUST 2011 SENSE AND SENSIBILITY BICENTENARY CELEBRATION : SETTLING THE COMPROMISE MARRIAGE. GUESTPOST BY REGINA JEFFERS + GIVEAWAY This month’s guestblog to celebrate the bicentenary of Sense and Sensibility (1811 – 2011) is by Regina Jeffers and is … Continue reading

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Do You Speak Jane Austen? Part 2

Do You Speak Jane Austen? Part 2 A laugh, a fist pounding on a desk top, a raised eyebrow – these are all signals to punctuation of the spoken word, but what of the written word? We start with the … Continue reading

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Do You Speak Jane Austen? Part 1

Welcome to the Austenesque Reviews Touring Thursday visitors. My name is Regina Jeffers, and I write Jane Austen sequels and adaptations, as well as Regency romance. My newest book, Christmas at Pemberley is scheduled for release in late October, and … Continue reading

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A Jane Austen Education

William Deresiewicz takes a humorous look at what a person might learn from reading Jane Austen. Check out his A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me about Love, Friendship, and the Things That Matter. The Huffington Post recently … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble Will Stock Some Amazon Titles

As Amazon Publishing gears up for a new fall list that will include titles from its new imprints, booksellers are deciding whether they will carry titles from a company many consider their biggest competitor. In an article appearing in today’s … Continue reading

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What to Do with Amazon Publishing?

Publisher’s Weekly reports a mixed “review” of what to do with authors and works published through Amazon. After Borders’s final collapse in late July, things are slower in the publishing industry. Amid the summer calm, though, many are eyeing Amazon’s … Continue reading

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Stephenie Meyer and Hollywood Will Make Austenland

West Wycombe plays hosts to the filming of Austenland, which marks the directorial debut of Jerusha Hess (the wife and collaborator of Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess). Austenland is the story of a somewhat geeky New York woman who is … Continue reading

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