Jane Austen Travel Guide to England 

A travel guide and must have for every Janeite exploring England. Today I welcome Karin Quint to my blog. She wrote a travel guide regarding all things Austen. From the sneak peaks I got from it looks very promising.  Since one of my aims during my travels is to see as much Austen related spots as possible it would be a great help in finding … Continue reading Jane Austen Travel Guide to England 

“Haunting Mr Darcy” by KaraLynne Mackrory

A hilarious yet utterly romantic Pride and Prejudice variation in which Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy fall in love in a rather unconventional courtship.  Have you seen the movie ‘Just like Heaven’ starring Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo? In this Hollywood adaption of a novel by Mark Levy from 2005 Mark Ruffalo’s character David rents an apartment that’s being haunted by Liz, who portraited by Reese … Continue reading “Haunting Mr Darcy” by KaraLynne Mackrory

‘Oxford Cottage’ by Leenie Brown

Witty Elizabeth and Darcy being set up by their match-making fathers and uncles? A new idea that works. Leenie Brown sets our beloved characters in a whole new setting  and plot. What if Mr. Bennet was friends with Mr. George Darcy, Fitzwilliams father, and they along with Mr. Gardiner and Lord Matlock, Colonel Fitzwilliams father, arranged for them to meet and form an attachment? When … Continue reading ‘Oxford Cottage’ by Leenie Brown

‘The Infernal Devices’ by Cassandra Clare

A brilliantly written tale of a love triangle in the 19th century that will leave your heart in screads. Beautiful, tragic and complex characters you cannot help but love. This trilogy tells the story before Mortal Instruments. It takes place in 1878 in London and tells the foundation of the above mentioned series and the Dark Artifices. I’ve already written a review on Lady Midnight. … Continue reading ‘The Infernal Devices’ by Cassandra Clare

‘Miss Darcy’s Companion’ by Joana Starnes

As I’ve mentioned before I dearly enjoy a good Jane Austen Fanfiction. Joana Starnes works hold a special place in that category in my opinion. In this Pride and Prejudice Variaton Elizabeth finds herself in the role of a paid companion to Miss Georgiana Darcy. It takes place mostly at Pemberly. Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy living under the same roof? Added to that the fact … Continue reading ‘Miss Darcy’s Companion’ by Joana Starnes

‘Lady Midnight’ by Cassandra Clare

A fantastic, fast-paced first installment to the follow up series to Mortal Instrument-series that’ll leave you longing for the next novel. The last installment of the Shadowhunter series was published in the summer of 2014. I can well remember it because I was visiting a friend in Tulsa, Oklahoma and it was just published. It was the sixth and final book in the Mortal Instruments-series, … Continue reading ‘Lady Midnight’ by Cassandra Clare

Lucinda Riley “Seven Sisters-series”

Let me recommend to you one of my favorite authors, Lucinda Riley. I’ve read many of her novels and I’m itching to get my hands on the next one. Lucinda Riley writes beautiful stories, love stories that involve flashbacks usually about a century back. Those stories are connected and each story is beautiful in itself. Like the series I read recently, or rather the first … Continue reading Lucinda Riley “Seven Sisters-series”


“Oh who can ever be tired of Bath” Catherine Morland, Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Bath, a beautiful city in Somerset, England. Probably my favorite place in England and further. Why you might ask. There are several reasons. First of all it’s a beautiful Georgian city and World Heritage Sight. It’s about an hour from Bristol and let me tell you once you’ve entered it’s … Continue reading Bath


Hello dear readers, Welcome to my blog. A little about myself. I love to read and read a lot. Thus the book nerd. What better way to learn about subjects than a good novel? Those stories inspire my travelling plans. I read about a city connected an author or a story I like? I visit them. I see book-adaptions with nice locations? A place worth … Continue reading Introduction