Category Archives: Simply for Fun

Picking Up the Pieces

We all have to do it some time in our lives.  I’ve never met anyone who has never had to pick up the pieces of their lives and put them back together.  Whether it is the death of a loved … Continue reading

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Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day

Will wonders never cease!?!  My library actually did have a copy of Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day, and it was available when I went.  Hooray for me! Etta Mae’s Worst Bad-Luck Day is the latest novel by Ann B. Ross.  It … Continue reading

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Austenland: The Book

You know the times when you watch a movie based on a book and think, I have got to read that book.  We all know books are almost always better than the movie version.  Austenland was one of those movies … Continue reading

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For Myself Alone Actually Is Pretty Good

As much as I enjoyed Shannon Winslow’s Jane Austen fan fiction I figured I would enjoy her book based on her own characters and plots.  Titled For Myself Alone, it is a romantic fiction set in the same time period as … Continue reading

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The Sodbuster Venture

This book was hard for me to categorize.  It’s a fictional account of a girl named Maude who really wants a safe home where she can love and be loved.  It isn’t a romance.  It isn’t a mystery or a … Continue reading

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Shannon Winslow’s Return to Longbourn

I enjoyed The Darcys of Pemberley enough to get the next book that Shannon Winslow wrote about the characters of Pride and Prejudice.  This second book, titled Return to Longbourn, follows the lives of Kitty and Mary after the death … Continue reading

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The Darcys of Pemberley

I confessed a couple of posts ago about my urge to read Jane Austen fan fiction.  The last one left such a terrible taste in my mouth that I was quite surprised at myself for wanting to read The Darcys … Continue reading

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