“Smart chick lit that’s an absolute pleasure to read.” —BookPage
“Filled with whimsy and romantic literary fun... Pattillo’s novel is a rewarding read.”
—Booklist “Fun for Anglophiles and Austenites alike.” —Library Journal
“Fun for Anglophiles and Austenites alike.”
I felt like it had a lot of potential but it just needed to be more fully developed.
Claire, knowing very little about Jane Austen initially, is transported into a a modern-day Pride and Prejudice of sorts.
Anyway, Mr. Darcy Broke My Heart did not live up to its potential -- and that's putting it mildly.
This book, like the other two in the series, was a lot of fun. I enjoy Ms. Pattillo's speculations in all of them on what might have been in Jane Austen's lost letters and... Read morePublished 4 days ago by A Reader and a Writer
Gotta love Beth Pattillo and her twists on Jane Austen. She has a way of staying true to Austen while incorporating modern day realities.Published 20 days ago by Courtney
Is there ever a Jane Austen spinoff I don't like? Yeah, this one. It was ok, in that every story about Mr. Darcy is ok, and that any novel that nods to Jane is ok. Read morePublished 25 days ago by M. Stivison
This was a very pleasant and fun book to read.
As a Jane Austen fan myself, I enjoyed the history about the author and her novel, Pride and Prejudice, quite a bit. Read more
This book is extremely well written with good character development. It's romance, but grown-up romance. I recommend this as a good read.Published 4 months ago by ruth cherry
Not nearly as good as "Jane Austen ruined my life," it was still worth reading. I was not impressed with the ending but I suppose it could not have happened any other way.Published 7 months ago by Wendy
A great modern twist. Loved the twist on first impressions. Another great book by Patillo, can't wait to read her new work.Published 10 months ago by chris and m.e.
It was absolutely delightful and captivating. I loved how Beth kept the mystery elements going, making the ending be Not as I wished but with enough make me think there could be a... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Cindy Johnson