Wednesday, July 1, 2009

JA Sequels Etc.

Here is a list of Jane Austen sequels or companion novels that I've read and the ratings I've given them. Also linked here a description of my Bonnet Rating System in case you need a refresher course, Dear Reader.

Pride and Prejudice--Continuations

  • Pemberley Shades by Dorothy Bonavia-Hunt (read sometime in HS): 3 Bonnets
  • The Diary of Henry Fitzwilliam Darcy by Marjoirie Fasman (BB read in college): 3 Bonnets
  • Mr. Darcy's Daughters by Elizabeth Aston. 0 Bonnets. Ok, I haven't read the books in this series. But Darcy and Elizbeth would never name a daughter Octavia. I'm sorry, but no. I stand on that principal alone and will not read these books.
  • Mr. Darcy Takes A Wife by Linda Berdoll (read 1/06): 5 bonnets.
  • Darcy and Elizabeth: Nights and Days at Pemberley by Linda Berdoll (read 6/06) 5 Bonnets
  • Darcy's Story by Janet Aylmer (read 3/07): 4 Bonnets.
  • Mr. Darcy's Diary by Amanda Grange (read 6/07): 3 Bonnets, no lace.
  • Fitzwilliam Darcy Trilogy--1. An Assembly Such As This, 2. Duty and Desire and 3. These Three Remain by Pamela Aiden (read 8-9/07): 3 Bonnets
  • Letters From Pemberley: The First Year by Jane Dawkins (read 12/07): 3 Bonnets
  • Suspense and Sensibility (or First Impressions Revisited): A Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery by Carrie Bebris (read 2/08): 1 bonnet.
  • Pride and Prescience (Or, A Truth Universally Acknowledged): A Mr. and Mrs. Darcy Mystery by Carrie Bebris (read 2/08): 3 bonnets.
  • More Letters From Pemberley: A Novel of Sisters, Husbands, Heirs 1814-1819 by Jane Dawkins (read 3/08): 3 bonnets.
  • The Darcy's & the Bingley's: A Tale of Two Gentlemen's Marriages to Two Most Devoted Sisters by Marsha Altman (read 1/09): 3.5 bonnets.
  • Mr. Darcy's Decision by Juliette Shapiro (read 1/09): 1.5 bonnets.
  • The Confession of Fitzwilliam Darcy by Mary Street (read 2/09): 4 bonnets.
  • The Darcys Give A Ball: A Gentle Joke, Jane Austen Style by Elizabeth Newark (read 2/09): 3 bonnets.
  • The Pemberley Chronicles by Rebecca Ann Collins (read 3/09): 1 bonnet.
  • Impulse & Initiative: A Pride a Prejudice Variation by Abigail Reynolds (read 3/09): 3 bonnets.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One by Sharon Lathan (read 4/09): 2 bonnets.
  • From Lambton to Longbourn by Abigail Reynolds (read 1/10): 2 bonnets, with lace.
  • Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy: The Last Man in the World (read 2/10): 3 bonnets.
  • The Plight of the Darcy Brothers: A Tale of Siblings & Surprises (read 2/10): 3 bonnets.
Pride and Prejudice--Modern Settings
  • Impressions by Marilyn Sachs (read 4/07) (Young Adult fiction): 3 Bonnets.
  • Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman (Young Adult Fiction) (read 3/08): 2 bonnets.
  • Pemberley By the Sea: A Modern Love Story, Pride & Prejudice Style by Abigail Reynolds (read 2/09): 4 bonnets.
  • Jane Austen in Boca by Paula Marantz Cohen (read 8/09): 4 bonnets.
Pride and Prejudice--Mashups Etc.

  • Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler (read 6/08): 3 bonnets.
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith (read 7/09): 4 bonnets.

  • The Family Fortune by Laurie Horowitz (read 6/07): 3 Bonnets.
Mansfield Park--Continuation
  • Mansfield Park Revisited: A Jane Austen Entertainment by Joan Aiken (read 8/09): 1 Bonnet
  • The Matters at Mansfield (Or, the Crawford Affair): A Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mystery by Carrie Bebris (#4) (read 8/09): 3 Bonnets.
Jane Austen (Fiction)

  • The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James (read 10/08): 3 bonnets.
  • Cassandra's Sister: Growing Up Jane Austen by Veronica Bennett (Young Adult Fiction) (read 1/09): 2 bonnets.
Jane Austen As A Theme (Modern Settings)

  • The Jane Austen Bookclub by Karen Flowler (read 9/04): 1 Bonnet.
  • Me and Mr. Darcy by Alexandra Potter (10/07): 0 Bonnets.
  • Austenland by Shannon Hale (read 12/07): 2 Bonnets.

  • A Walk with Jane Austen: A Journey into Adventure, Love and Faith by Lori Olson (read 7/09): 5 bonnets.

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