Posted by: rearadmiral | September 5, 2015

Happy Labor Day weekend!!

Happy Bday Joan Aiken!! I love love love her “Jane Fairfax”!! And hate hate hate what she did in her “Emma Watson: The Watsons Completed”. Indeed, I think almost everything is fair game in Fan Fiction(and I love Fan Fiction)…what she did in that book is not!!!!! I picture Jane Austen wanting to have a few “choice” words for Joan Aiken about that awful thing.
Looks like we are not seeing that Google Doodle in the US. Have you read any of her books?

http://heavy.com/news/2015/09/joan-aiken-google-doodle-91st-birthday-author-bio-death-photos-video-quotes-books-novels-writer/

Joan Aiken: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Joan Aiken, an English writer of children’s novels and supernatural fiction, is celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would…
HEAVY.COM|BY TOM CLEARY

A great comment from Jacquelyn Hayek on Facebook about the photo below:
For all its seeming serenity, this picture is the epitome of torment for E Ferrars

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/11840461/Revealed-the-real-inspiration-for-Jane-Austens-Mansfield-Park.html

Great Portland finds by Karen!

Jane Austen Info
@JaneAustenInfo
“..it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world” -Northanger Abbey
https://twitter.com/JaneAustenIn…/status/636919538282536960…

Mom put plaid on Lizzie the kitten and a bow tie on Fitzwilliam the kitten because she is trying to break the Internet.

A post shared by Ashley Clements (@theashleyclem) on

Of course!! And congrats to Emma for making it on the list at #15!
http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/Voters-pick-Jane-Austen-s-Elizabeth-Bennett/story-27708364-detail/story.html

http://www.jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk/#!Francis-Austens-carved-box/ckt/551303870cf21d84af5487d2

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