Friday, March 21, 2014

REVIEW: Words of Wisdom in the Time of Jane Austen

Words of Wisdom in the Time of Jane Austen
By: Patience Pennywood

Genre: Historical Romance, Regency, Quotations
Publication date: 12.9.2013
Pages: 231
Amazon link: Words of Wisdom... 

Date read: 3.20.2014
Recommended by: Read 2 Review

Summary: Fall in love again with the romance and wit of Jane Austen through this authentic collection of over 500 popular sayings and quotes from influential sources during the Georgian period (1714-1830) and the Regency era (1811-1820).

Regency romance authors, researchers and readers alike will treasure these first-hand morals and maxims delivered in the distinctly eloquent language of the time, and garner deeper insight into the beliefs that informed the opinions and conversations of their most beloved Austen characters.

Quotes are conveniently organized into such topics as: Love & Courtship, Marriage, the Fairer Sex, Gentleman, Virtue, Vice, Sense & Wit, Wealth & Happiness, Fashion, Society & Recreation, and more
My thoughts
Like Jane Austen?  Check.
Absolutely love quotes from books?  Check.
Totally love really awesome author names?  Check.
(Those are the three reasons I decided to read this book *shrugs* At least I'm honest :D)

This is a book chock-full of great quotes from Jane Austen books, organized so that you can easily find something to work for you.  It was a lot of fun to read - made me laugh, cry, and definitely reminded me why I loved these books so much.

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