Book Extras

Celebrate the 205th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice like a true Janeite! We’ve partnered with our friends over at Penguin Classics and Obvious State to give 2 lucky winners the chance to win a Jane Austen Deluxe Bundle. Winners will receive a gorgeous, cloth-bound, hardcover collection of Austen’s complete works, as well as an Austen-inspired literary art print, mug, and book […]

It’s Jane Austen as you’ve never seen her before. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, based on the 2009 novel of same name by Seth Grahame-Smith, tells Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. But this time they are faced with a new challenge―an army of […]

One of our department’s favorite books of the season is Longbourn by Jo Baker—the belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice.  Many librarians obviously agree, because it was selected as the #2 pick for the October LibraryReads list!  Now that holds lists at libraries are spiking, we know it may be tough for Readers’ Advisory librarians […]

The third and final installment in the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies trilogy, Dreadfully Ever After, releases on March 22nd! “This is a must-read for the growing legion of alternate-Austen fans (including, naturally, everyone who has read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies).” –Booklist As an avid Jane Austen fan- who has read just about everything […]

Austen’s fans are many. Whether they are re-reading Emma (for the fifth time) or–perhaps against their better judgement–picking up Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (coming soon in a graphic novel version!), they are devoted readers.  I, myself, have always been partial to Sense and Sensibility, but I confess I may have to give Jane Bites Back a try.    […]