Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Captain Wentworth's Boating Party: Schedule

Captain Wentworth's Boating Party
a virtual book event
based on Persuasion by Jane Austen
June 8-10, 2011

Schedule of events:

Teaser: Captain Wentworth's Boating Party in June

~ g i v e a w a y s ~

Giveaway: Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben H. Winters

Giveaway: footzyrolls from The Fashion Planner -end June 15

Giveaway: Persuasion Bookmark Set -end June 30

Giveaway: winner's pick of a Captain Wentworth diary

Giveaway: The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James

Giveaway: hand-made Fairy

June 8:

Book List

Fashion Advice: from Lady Fiona Percy of Ireland

Review: Persuasion movie (1995)

June 9:

Lady Toni: Stepping Through Time by Toni LoTempio
- Raven's Kiss by Toni LoTempio

Captain Wentworth: diaries
- Captain Wentworth’s Diary by Amanda Grange
- Captain Wentworth's Persuasion: Jane Austen's Classic Retold Through His Eyes by Regina Jeffers
- None But You: Frederick Wentworth, Captain by Susan Kaye

Lady Audra and Nautical Reading

June 10:

Miss Austen's Journal
- The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James

Lady Elisse's Journal
- The Governess by Ellise C. Weaver

Pirates and Persuasion
- a vvb mashup creation

Walking with Anne
- an encounter with fairies

Parasols at the ready

End Credits

Announcement: winners of giveaways that end June 26 around July 5

Announcement: more winners


* in conjuction with the Book Rat's Jane in June - for Jane Austen related reviews, interviews and giveaways galore!!!


  1. I have to say, I'm actually kind of enjoying this. I'm six chapters into Pride and Prejudice, and while I am having a little trouble with it, I'm liking more than the last time I tried. Maybe I'll give Persuasion another try too.

  2. Thank you for this fun event, Velvet! :D


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