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The Austen Escape

The Austen Escape

By Katherine Reay
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.97 Stars

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On 1/18 Melissa Finnegan wrote: I have heard a lot of good things about Katherine’s books but I haven’t read them yet so I thought I would give this one a shot. I was really looking forward to it because I do enjoy some Austen. I was disappointed. I didn’t really get into this for whatever reason. I really don’t know why exactly. ... The Austen Escape

Melissa's Rating:

2 Stars

On 1/16 Mindy Koentopp wrote: I love Jane Austen.I love stories inspired by Jane Austen.I was extremely excited to read this. However, this book fell short of what I was expecting.The book started really slow for me, and I kept reading, hoping that it would get better. But...it didn't. At least not for me.This review is going to ... Book Review: The Austen Escape

Mindy's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/9 Billy Burgess wrote: Thomas Nelson; 306 pages; Amazon Why is it that Jane Austen's novels are supposed to be read by women? I'm a guy and I like reading her books. Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park are my favorites by the author. Anyway, there are many modern day versions of Austen's classic tales, and I've read a ... Winter Reads: The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay

Billy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/2 Books n Baubles wrote: Ever have a novel just leave you feeling wow??? this is the second novel I've read by Katherine and again I'm in awe!! I read her first one cause it was sent to me from a book review site...but this time it was all my choice to review it. I love that even though its a contemporary novel Jane Austen ... The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay

Books n Baubles' Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/1 Callie Nicole wrote: (Affiliate link below.)I've only read one other book by Katherine Reay (Dear Mr. Knightly), and I really enjoyed it, so I was excited for the opportunity to read another one of her books for review!  Though the publisher is Christian, I wouldn't say Reay's novels are Christian or even religious ... The Austen Escape Review

Callie Nicole's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/30 Michelle Woods wrote: The Austen Escape is the fourth Katherine Reay book I've read, and unfortunately I did not find it as enjoyable as previous books.Mary goes on a Jane Austen–inspired trip to England with her friend Isabel to stayin Bath, acting and dressing as though they belonged in one of Jane Austen's novels. ... "The Austen Escape" by Katherine Reay

Michelle's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/29 Bible Journaling Journey wrote: I just finished reading this book today on the Kindle Paperwhite my husband bought me for Christmas. Yes, it was worthy of being the first book for my e-reader! My thoughts: it was so much fun to pretend that I was at an estate in Bath along with the main character, getting to wear the fancy dresses, ... Five Books I Loved in 2017

Bible Journaling Journey's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/28 Sara@Save Money, Live Joyfully wrote: While I tend to gravitate toward historical fiction when I'm in the mood for a novel, there is something charming about present day settings that root in history. Katherine Reay's The Austen Escape follows the present day lives of characters Mary Davies and her childhood best friend Isabel Dwyer, and ... Hard to Get Into

Sara@Save Money, Live Joyfully's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/18 Rita T. wrote: The Austen Escape is written by Katherine Reay and is published by Thomas Nelson.I am a big fan of Jane Austen - not just her stories made into movies, but her STORIES. At first glance, they seem to have the same theme - lonely, poor woman seeks handsome, wealthy man to marry. To understand that ... Book Review - The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay

Rita T.'s Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/15 Bookwomanjoan wrote: I am not an Austen fan (Did I hear a gasp?) yet I have enjoyed this series. I like the novels because of Reay's writing style, not the topic of the plot. For example, while conversing with another as he fly fishes, Mary says, “I cast for a new topic.” I do like Reay's use of words.The plot revolves ... The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay

Bookwomanjoan's Rating:

4 Stars