A modern-day Muslim Pride and Prejudice for a new generation of love. Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been set aside for a teaching job so she can pay off her debts to her wealthy uncle. She lives with her boisterous Muslim family and is always being reminded that […]
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 […]
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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 […]
A few weeks ago we held a contest in honor of Jane Austen’s 239th birthday. We asked you, via our enewsletter, to tell us who your favorite Jane Austen character is, and why. The results we received were overwhelming! Here’s a sneak peek at what the ten lucky winners will be receiving in their Jane Austen Birthday […]
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 […]
Jo Baker, author of the forthcoming Longbourn, was thrilled to learn that her book was selected for the October LibraryReads list! She immediately sat down and dashed off a thank you to librarians near and far for all the love and support she’s received. And if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet—it’s […]
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 […]