What Would Jane Austen Do?

I am an unabashed Janeite. 

My husband and I have long Austen weekends where we discuss her work and nitpick the heck out of Mary Bennet. I named the heroine of my romantic suspense WIP, Pocket Full of Posies, Bennet. I am currently embroiled in the Jane Austen March Madness though my boy, Wentworth, fell to that cad, Darcy in the second round. I often ask myself What Would Jane Do when faced with a conundrum. I've even flirted with the thought of writing a little Regency romance but then I'd have to stick in a zombie or other unmentionable and it's been done.  ;)

I have a set of Pride and Prejudice paper dolls.

So when I saw the Jane Austen Challenge on The Life and Lies of an Inanimate Object, to read as many Austen and Austen-esque novels I had to rethink -- just how many have I read again?  The challenge is to be complete by the end of 2010 with levels of finishing the works.

I'm going for Level 3: 6 Austen novels and five re-writes, sequels, prequels or spoofs.
  1. Pride and Prejudice
  2. Sense and Sensibility
  3. Persuasion
  4. Northhanger Abbey 
  5. Emma
  6. Mansfield Park
  7. Jane Bites Back
  8. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
  9. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
  10. Murder at Mansfield Park
  11. Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict
Care to join me?

1 comment:

  1. Welcome to the challenge! I'll get you posted on the page ASAP. Have fun reading Jane!