Sadly, the ending of the book felt very much like a letdown for me and I was disappointed with it.
The author did a fantastic job creating the charming setting Newton Priors and the delightfully quirky characters for this story.
Whether you're a Jane Austen fan, new or old, or simply want a fun, fast, engaging read, then I highly recommend this book.
Lily Berry's life is a mess. In a matter of months she lost her mom to cancer, her dad to another woman, her boyfriend and her job (for reading Jane Austen at work) and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by AUPoohBear
Someday someone will create the perfect book combining the fun of "chick lit" with the depth of Jane Austen, but in my opinion, this author hasn't done it. Read morePublished 21 months ago by LifeboatB
Lesson: don't indulge in back-to-back Austen fan-lit books. I found myself--after reading Patillo's "Mr. Darcy Broke My Heart" (see my review)--comparing the books. Read morePublished 21 months ago by P. Laster
Loved how Jane Austen was constantly there to tie in her love for being in a novel. Also a ending I didn't expect.Published 22 months ago by Lauren
I admit regretting to buy this after I did. I thought I had jumped the gun, but I was right to buy it. Read morePublished on September 21, 2012 by Kenya
I don't know what I was expecting about this book, I guess a little more humor and of course, something more Jane Austen-y. Read morePublished on July 26, 2012 by HeartofAvalon
I cannot get into this book at all and find myself completely unable to relate to the boring, yet neurotic, protagonist. The book's other characters leave me equally mystified.Published on November 28, 2011 by Marie
I began the sample of this book on a whim, as I was searching for some Jane Austen fan fiction/contemporary fiction. Read morePublished on November 17, 2011 by Kerri Love
Lily has some issues/problems she has a low self esteem wonder why after her boyfriend dumps her, she losses her job, her dad has taken up with a women Lily can not stand and her... Read morePublished on September 28, 2011 by Barbara Hightower