Husband bought this book this past Christmas after having heard an NPR segment on it. I'll admit, I'm horrible about reading books that other people give me (that I didn't specifically request). My TBR list is so long that unless people full well know that I'm looking for a particular book (like last week when I playfully posted on Facebook asking who was buying me this book, and my best friend responded that it'll be at my house this week. I'm so spoiled), I tend to see it
Longbourn by Jo Baker As a fan of Pride and Prejudice, this book was squarely in my wheelhouse. And it did not disappoint. I loved how Baker didn't make Austen's main characters the focal point of the story, while still providing some interesting insight into personalities and motivations of those characters. Even if, as in Longbourn, those insights aren't always positive. We all love Lizzy Bennett's tough, stubborn, independent spirit... but as with any person we love, t
Like Dean, our next read is Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen. I know there are a lot of people who do not enjoy Miss Austen... but I do.
For our 4th wedding anniversary, Husband gifted me a gorgeous hardcover edition of Pride & Prejudice and Northanger Abbey. I love that I had another the opportunity to read a story from this beautiful tome, I'm a lucky girl! #janeausten #prideprejudice #northangerabbey