About Austenprose

“It was a union of the highest promise of felicity in itself, and without one real, rational difficulty to oppose or delay it.” – Emma, ch 53

Welcome to Austenprose – A Jane Austen Blog, devoted to the brilliance of English author Jane Austen (1775-1817), her works, her life and her legacy.    

Since 2007, Austenprose has grown to become a popular destination for Janeites on the Internet. Here you will find over 800 book, movie, television series and merchandise reviews including Austen’s works and letters, Austenesque fiction and Georgian era novels and nonfiction. Our diverse staff of reviewers pride themselves in their honest, in depth reviews and their thorough research on any topic they present.

Please explore the sections on the blog devoted to Jane Austen’s works, Jane Austen sequels and other information by clicking on the menu tabs below the header image. You can subscribe to Austenprose and receive email notifications of new posts by locating the sign-up button in the right hand sidebar, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Thank you for joining in the celebration of our favorite author, Jane Austen.

Laurel Ann Nattress

Laurel Ann Nattress A life-long acolyte of Jane Austen, Laurel Ann Nattress is the editor of Jane Austen Made Me Do It, a short story anthology published in 2011 by Ballantine Books. For over 7 years she has been the author/editor of Austenprose.com, a blog devoted to the oeuvre of her favorite author. A life member of the Jane Austen Society of North America and a regular contributor to the Jane Austen Centre online magazine, Laurel Ann is a writer, blogger, publicist and professional bookseller. An expatriate of southern California, Laurel Ann lives in a country cottage near Snohomish, Washington where it rains a lot. Follow her on Twitter as @Austenprose, and visit her on Facebook as Laurel Ann Nattress.

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