Austenesque Extravaganza in August at Austenesque Reviews

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Big news! Meredith at Austenesque Reviews is having a month-long celebration of Jane Austen-inspired authors and novels in August called Austenesque Extravaganza! There are about 50 authors participating with guest blogs. Each day of the week will have a different theme and event, like a weekly twitter party with several Austenesque authors. Here is the list of authors and bloggers contributing during the event:


Alexa Adams – First Impressions
Susan Adriani – The Truth About Mr. Darcy
Marsha Altman – The Darcys and The Bingleys Series
Sara Angelini – The Trials of the Honorable F. Darcy
Stephanie Barron – Being a Jane Austen Mystery Series
Jennifer Becton – Charlotte Collins
Diana Birchall – Mrs. Darcy’s Dilemma
Marilyn Brant – According to Jane
Skylar Burris – Conviction
Jack Caldwell – Pemberley Ranch
Sylvia Chan – Blog Mistress of My Love For Jane Austen
J. Marie Croft – Mr. Darcy Takes the Plunge
Barbara Tiller Cole – White Lies and Other Half Truths
Rebecca Ann Collins – The Pemberley Chronicle Series
Victoria Connelly – A Weekend with Mr. Darcy
Barbara Cornthwaite – George Knightley, Esquire Series
Cheryl Cory – Must’ve Done Something Good
Karen M. Cox – 1932
Joan Ellen Delman – Miss de Bourgh’s Adventure
P. O. Dixon – To Have His Cake
Karen Doornebos – Definitely Not Mr. Darcy
Elizabeth Eulberg – Prom and Prejudice
Monica Fairview – The Other Mr. Darcy
Amanda Grange – Diaries of Austen Men Series
Maria Grazia – Blog Mistress of My Jane Austen Book Club
Jan Hahn – An Arranged Marriage
Syrie James – The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen
Regina Jeffers – The Phantom of Pemberley
Cindy Jones – My Jane Austen Summer
Nancy Kelley – Blog Mistress of Austen Aspirations and Author of His Good Opinion
Meg Kerr – Experience
Tracy Kiely – Murder at Longbourn
Kaydee Kildow – Blog Mistress of For the Love of Austen and Author of Saving Grace
Sharon Lathan – Mr. and Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy Series
Lory Lillian – Remembrance of the Past
Kara Louise – Darcy’s Voyage
Gail McEwen and Tina Moncton – Twixt Two Equal Armies
Fenella Miller – Miss Bennet and Mr. Bingley
Mary Anne Mushatt – Darcy and the Duchess
Laurel Ann Nattress – Blog Mistress of Austenprose and Editor of Jane Austen Made Me Do It
Vera Nazarian – Northanger Abbey and Angels and Dragons
Kathryn Nelson – Pemberley Manor
Jane Odiwe – Mr. Darcy’s Secret
C. Allyn Pierson – Mr. Darcy’s Little Sister
Abigail Reynolds – The Pemberley Variations
Laurie Viera Rigler – Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict
Heather Lynn Riguad – Fitzwilliam Darcy, Rock Star
Belinda Roberts – Mr. Darcy Goes Overboard
Kaitlin Saunders – A Modern Day Persuasion
Mary Sherwood – A Marriage Worth the Earning
Mary Lydon Simonsen – A Wife for Mr. Darcy
Emily C. A. Snyder – Nachtstürm Castle
Isabelle Solal – In the Past Imperfect
Margaret C. Sullivan – Blog Mistress of Austenblog and Author of There Must Be Murder
Mitzi Szereto – Pride and Prejudice: Hidden Lusts
Karen Wasylowski – Darcy and Fitzwilliam
Emma Campbell Webster – Being Elizabeth Bennet
Ola Wegner – Realisations
Linda Wells – Imperative
Lewis Whelchel – Rocks in the Stream
Kerri Bennett Williamson – Sensing Jane Austen

This list of authors and bloggers is truly amazing! I am honored to be contributing a blog with a giveaway of my upcoming Austen-inspired anthology Jane Austen Made Me Do It on Tuesday, August 23, 2011.


  • Social Sunday – This event takes place on Twitter and will consist of a Twitter Party with several Austenesque Authors.  Here’s your chance to chat live with your favorite Austenesque Author, ask them your questions, and learn more about their writing!  (Twitter Parties will be at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time)
  • My Recommendation Monday – Don’t you just love to talk about your favorite Austenesque novels?  Are you curious to know what books are at the top of everyone’s lists?  Well here’s your chance!  Who knows, maybe you will find some titles to add to your wishlist!
  • Traveling Tuesday – Time to travel through the blogsphere and take a few stops at some spectacular Austenesque author and blogger sites!  Lot’s of fun and interesting posts for you to enjoy!
  • What’s Your Favorite Wednesday – Let’s talk Austenesque!  What’s your favorite original character?  Love scene?  Showdown?  Time to talk about your favorite scenes and elements from your favorite Austenesque novels!
  • Touring Thursday – Just like on Traveling Tuesday, you will be leaving Austenesque Reviews to visit other Austenesque author and blogger sites and check out the awesome Austenesque posts they have written!
  • Fun and Games Friday – On Fridays we will indulge in some fun with Mad Libs, quizzes, and surveys!
  • Spotlight Saturday – Make sure you set aside some time each Saturday to check out all the fantastic posts Austenesque authors who don’t have their own blog have contributed to Austenesque Extravaganza.  There are so many wonderful authors for you to meet and learn about!

Meredith also promises an AMAZING AUSTENESQUE GIVEAWAY that has yet to be announced.

So, great ready for an intense month of all things Austenesque with Meredith at her great blog Austenesque Reviews.


Laurel Ann

© 2007 – 2011, Laurel Ann Nattress, Austenprose

8 thoughts on “Austenesque Extravaganza in August at Austenesque Reviews

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  1. I am so excited for Meredith. So much work has gone into this. I should be so much fun for all of us. What a lovely thing to look forward to.


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