Happy Jane Austen Day: A Roundup of Our Favorite Posts + An Epic Giveaway!
Happy Jane Austen Day, everyone! Today marks the very first Jane Austen Day, thanks to the Jane Austen Centre. The bookish Internet is celebrating, and of course, so are we. Because here at Quirk, we're huge fans of Jane Austen, from our books to our blog posts.
Over the years, we've posted plenty of fun, Austen related pieces. Here's a quick roundup of our favorites:
* Ten Books Inspired by Jane Austen: From Bridget Jones to Death Comes to Pemberly.
* Rockin' Like Jane Austen: A playlist of Austen inspired musicians.
* How to Throw a Pride & Prejudice Inspired Party: All the tips you'll need to celebrate.
* The History of Pride & Prejudice: A trunk novel?!
* The History of Pride & Prejudice & Zombies: An essay about the book's origins.
* Five Books We'd Love to See as Choose Your Own Adventure Novels: Pride & Prejudice is #1.
And now, let's get a giveaway up.
Check out the Rafflecopter below, for a chance to win a copy of Jane Austen Cover to Cover, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Sense & Sensibility & Sea Monsters, and The Jane Austen Handbook. We'll email our winners (three!) early next week. Good luck, and happy Jane Austen Day!
ERIC SMITH is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences. He’s written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, and Philly.com