Huzzah! Stephanie’s Written Word is offering Everything Austen Challenge II, a Jane Austen reading challenge again this year. Starting on July 1, 2010 the event will run for six months ending on December 31, 2010. Just select and read/view/craft six Jane Austen related books/movies/craft projects. It’s that easy. Check out all the details and post your results as you progress on her blogs Mr. Linky tool.
I had a great time completing this last year and encourage all of you to join in the fun. It’s a great excuse to validate your need to feed your Jane Austen addiction. As usual, I am raising the ante and bumping up my commitment number up to twelve and challenging anyone who wants to join me! Here are my choices.
√ 1.) Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
√ 2.) Murder at Mansfield Park, by Lynn Shepherd
√ 3.) Emma and the Vampires, by Wayne Josephson
√ 4.) Jane and the Damned, by Janet Mullany
√ 5.) Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron, by Stephanie Barron
√ 6.) Bespelling Jane Austen, by Mary Balogh, Colleen Gleason, Susan Krinard & Janet Mullany
√ 7.) Mr. Darcy’s Little Sister, by C. Allyn Pierson
√ 8.) Murder on the Bride’s Side, by Tracy Kiely
√ 9.) Pemberley Ranch, by Jack Caldwell
√ 10.) Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition, by Jane Austen, edited by Patricia Meyer Spacks
11.) A Perfect Bride for Mr. Darcy, by Mary Lydon Simonsen
√ 12.) Dancing with Mr. Darcy, selected and introduced by Sarah Waters
Let the games begin!