Saturday, October 20, 2012

Jane Austen HOP extra!

Jane Austen HOP
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The book Random Magic includes a celestial party for a number of writers. Jane Austen isn't included in the party, but plenty of other writers are, with lots of stories.

to tell - Lord Byron, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, and many others.

So, for this Jane Austen hop, we'd like to offer a light, fun anthology of short stories by writers, a series of tasty tales taking place in Jane Austen's world.

In Dancing with Mr. Darcy: Stories Inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House, edited by novelist Sarah Waters, you'll find all sorts of stories to please the most avid Austenian.

About: Two hundred years ago, Jane Austen - traumatized by her parents’ decision to give up the rectory in Hampshire where she grew up, and unable to write for a decade - accepted her brother

Edward’s offer of a permanent home in his Chawton House estate. It was there that she picked up her pen once again...and gave the world some of the most beloved and enduring stories ever written.

The Jane Austen Short Story Competition celebrates this immortal author and her works, and the blessed home that afforded her the peace and security to create them. Judged and chosen by Sarah Waters, bestselling author of Tipping the Velvet and Fingersmith, Dancing with Mr. Darcy includes the winning selection and nineteen runners-up, as well as introductions from Waters and Rebecca Smith, the great-great-great-great-great niece of Jane Austen. Anthology of the winning entries for the Jane Austen Short Story Award. Trade paperback. 8 x 5.4 inches (20.32 x 13.71 centimeters). 256 pages. - Manufacturer description

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More about Random Magic

Shown above: Book trailer, Random Magic

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Shown above: Preview of the booktubers you'l meet during Video Week: Random Magic (Oct. 21-31, 2012) ---> (did you see me? vvb32 reads)

Shown above: If you love books, magic, and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,, feel free to enter to win a cute prize bundle during Video Week: Random Magic

Browse prizes: What can I win?

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Please feel free to join us for the Bookie Brunch: Trick or Treat HOP, from October 23-31, 2012.

A group of cool bloggers will be posting together - each blogger will have a Halloween treat for visitors to enjoy, with a new treat posting each day.

There are some giveaways planned, too, so feel free to join us for sweets and treats this Halloween. Have a cool Halloween link to share? Feel free to add it to the Halloween linky! Browse schedule | Add a Halloween link
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Please feel free to join us for A Rather Lovely Soiree for Talk Like Jane Austen Day (Oct. 30).

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  1. All the above sure sounds like fun!! <3

    I have a feeling the end of the month will see me chained to the laptop, hopping my brainnzzz
    out, on a three-day caffeine binge and communicating with family members by unintelligible grunts/grimaces of annoyance. Hopefully the cats will get fed. ;D

  2. So many wonderful things planned!

  3. I enjoyed Random Magic when I read it. Very magical indeed, and the moment with the writers you speak of is highly entertaining,.

  4. Wow. You have a lot going on. Who doesn't love Jane Austen? If I only we could travel back in time to really attend her parties.
    I started a new France meme that I hope you'll play along with. Here's My Dreaming of France meme


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