An Affectionate Heart by Heather Moll is one of those novels that I thought about immediately rereading as soon as I finished it. It’s a fresh take on Pride and Prejudice that mostly takes place in Meryton. There are so many passages I wanted to linger over, yet I also wanted to find out what happened next, so I frequently moved along too quickly to savor everything I wished to.
My 4- to 5-star reads for April 2023. Note, some of these books may only be available from Amazon and/or as Kindle ebooks. April was a busy reading month, and I also pored over a number of yarn craft books. I posted about those on my other blog, Swatches Yarns and Frogs.
I can’t believe it’s late April already. This year is speeding by so far. Here — finally — are the books I rated as 4- or 5-star reads in March 2023. Note, these aren’t necessarily new or even new-to-me books. I read lots of older books, and I tend to reread favorites. Some may not…
Brief reviews of my favorites of the books I read in February 2023, including some nonfiction book on watercolor and personal transformation, as well as several Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice) variations.
Brief reviews of my favorites of the books I read in January 2023, including mystery fiction, nonfiction, and several Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice) variations.
The Last House in Lambton, by Grace Gibson, is a variation on Pride and Prejudice. When Elizabeth volunteers to help out her great aunt by marriage, who is in need of companionship, in Lambton, Derbyshire, she has no idea that Pemberley is only five miles away.
I just finished reading The Flame Ignites, by Donna Fletcher Crow. I enjoyed this novel a lot, and it’s a departure from the typical novel, in that it combines some fact with fiction in an unusual way.
How would you explain this if it happened to you? Darcy By Any Other Name, a Pride and Prejudice variation by Laura Hile, begins at the Netherfield ball. Proud Mr. Darcy is determined not to fall in love with Elizabeth Bennet, who in the one dance they shared seemed to deliberately misunderstand everything he said….
An invitation to read the blogger’s own book, Shadows Fall by Barbara W. Klaser, available as an Amazon Kindle ebook.