Great Jane Austen Inspired Blogs Keep Janeites Connected and a Grand Austenesque Book Giveaway!

Jane Austen is indeed everywhere on the Internet. Thanks to great blogging platforms like WordPress.com, Blogger and Typepad available today, there are numerous blogs honoring our favorite author to choose from. It seems like there is a continual stream of Jane Austen related posts in my Google Reader, far more than I can every read, but satisfying all the same.

Here is a list of some of my favorite Jane Austen blogs. My criteria was that the blog should be based on Jane Austen or her characters and have been active in the last two months. You can find a full list to links to Jane Austen blog by following this link.

Jane Austen Blogs

  1. Austen Inspired Fan Fiction by Mary Simonsen
  2. Austenacious by Miss Osborne and Mrs. Fitzpatrick
  3. AustenBlog by Magsl
  4. Austenised by Anna
  5. Austenesque Reviews by Meredith Esparza
  6. Austenonly by Julie Wakefield
  7. Austenprose by Laurel Ann
  8. Becoming Jane Austen Fansite by Icha and Rachel
  9. Fans of Jane by Natasha Zwick
  10. JaneAusten.nl by Karin
  11. Janetility by Jane Rubino and Catlen Rublino Bradway
  12. Austen Authors by Sharon Lathan and Abigail Reynolds
  13. Jane Austen’s World by Vic
  14. Austen Inspirations by Susan Jane
  15. At Pemberley by Kals
  16. First Impressions by Alexa Adams
  17. Jane Austen Addict by Bloggin BB
  18. Jane Austen Addict Blog by Laurie Viera Rigler
  19. Jane Austen em Português by Raquel
  20. Jane Austen Film Club by Jenny Allworthy
  21. Jane Austen in Vermont by Deb Barnum
  22. Jane Austen Prequels and Sequels by Sofia C.
  23. Jane Austen Sequels by Jane Odiwe
  24. Jane Austen Sequel Examiner by Kelly Yanke Deltner
  25. Jane Austen Society of Brazil Blog by Adriana Zardini
  26. Jane Austen Today by Vic
  27. My Jane Austen Book Club by Maria
  28. My Love of Jane Austen by Luthien84
  29. Pemberley Couture by Anna Kristine
  30. Sharp Elves Society by Arnie Perlstein
  31. Stitching with Jane Austen by The Sample Girl
  32. The Bennet Sisters by Jenni Duke
  33. The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen Flynn
  34. The Little White Attic by Lynnae
  35. The Secret Dreamworld of a Jane Austen Fan by Aurora

Chances are, I have overlooked someone – so my apologies in advance. Please contact me if you would like me to include your Jane Austen related blog on my list.

A Grand Austenesque Book Giveaway!

In celebration, and a thank you to all of the hardworking Jane Austen bloggers out there, I am offering a grand Austenesque book giveaway. Please leave a comment by midnight December 06, 2010 stating your top five favorite Jane Austen blogs and you will qualify to enter a drawing for one copy from the following list of ten Jane Austen inspired books available for giveaway (one copy per person, ten winners in total). Winners announced on December 07, 2010. Shipment to the US and Canadian addresses only.

Good luck! Thanks for your comments.

Cheers,

Laurel Ann

© 2007 – 2010 Laurel Ann Nattress, Austenprose

‘Celebrating Georgette Heyer’ at Austenprose – August 1st – 31st, 2010

 

Stylish, witty and historically accurate, novelist Georgette Heyer has been delighting readers with her romantic comedies for eighty-nine years. In honor of her birthday on August 16th, Austenprose.com will feature a month long event ‘Celebrating Georgette Heyer’ featuring thirty-four book reviews of her romance novels, guest blogs, interviews of Heyer enthusiast from the blog-o-sphere, academia and publishing and tons of great giveaways.

Our very special guests will be Heyer expert Vic Sanborn of Jane Austen’s World and Deb Werksman, acquiring editor of Sourcebook Casablanca and the catalyst in re-introducing Heyer to a new generation of readers.

Thirty fellow Heyer enthusiasts will be joining in the festivities graciously contributing book reviews of all her romance novels.

Georgette Heyer Event Schedule

Sun      Aug 01

Event intro

Deb Werksman Interview

Review of Georgette Heyer’s Regency World, Laurel Ann – Austenprose

Mon    Aug 02

The Black Moth, Aarti – Book Lust

Powder and Patch, Lucy – Enchanted by Josephine

Wed    Aug 04

These Old Shades, Keira – Love Romance Passion

The Masqueraders, Helen – She Reads Novels

Fri       Aug 06

Devil’s Cub, Meredith – Austenesque Reviews

The Convenient Marriage Austenprose

Sun      Aug 08

Regency Buck, Susan Holloway Scott – Two Nerdy History Girls

The Talisman Ring, Ana – An Evening at Almack’s

Mon    Aug 09

An Infamous Army, Elaine Simpson Long – Random Jottings of a Book and Opera Lover

The Spanish Bride, Kelly – Jane Austen Sequel Examiner

Wed    Aug 11

The Corinthian, Danielle – A Work in Progress

Faro’s Daughter, Joanna – Regency Romantic

Fri       Aug 13

The Reluctant Widow, Jane Greensmith – Reading, Writing, Working, Playing

The Foundling, Claire – The Captive Reader

Sun      Aug 15

Arabella, Kara Louise – Delightful Diversions

The Grand Sophy, Meg – Write Meg

Mon    Aug 16

Interview with Vic – Jane Austen’s World

Friday’s Child, Vic – Jane Austen’s World

Wed    Aug 18

The Quiet Gentleman – Jane Austen in Vermont

Cotillion – First Impressions

Fri       Aug 20

The Toll-Gate – Laura’s Reviews

Bath Tangle – Jane Austen in Vermont

Sun      Aug 22

Sprig Muslin – Laura’s Reviews

April Lady – Becky’s Book Reviews

Mon    Aug 23

Sylvester, or the Wicked Uncle – Austenprose

Venetia – Austenprose

Wed    Aug 25

The Unknown Ajax The Bluestocking Guide

A Civil Contract – Random Jottings of a Book and Opera Lover

Fri       Aug 27

The Nonesuch – Burton Review

False Colours – Austenprose

Sun      Aug 29

Frederica – Linus’ Blanket

Black Sheep – November’s Autumn

Mon    Aug 30

Cousin Kate – Book-A-Rama

Charity Girl – Much Madness is Divinest Sense

Tues    Aug 31

Lady of Quality – Elizabeth Hanbury Blog

Event wrap-up

Sat       Sep 07

Giveaway winners announced

The festivities start August first with a review of the newly re-issued Georgette Heyer’s Regency World, by Jennifer Kloester. Don’t be a wet goose. Chase away that fit of the blue-devils by attending this bon ton affair.

Cheers,

Laurel Ann

Graphic’s by Katherine of November’s Autumn & Kali of Strangegirl Designs!

Celebrating Georgette Heyer   •   August 1st – 31st, 2010