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Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!

With Miss Austen's birthday this weekend, we thought we'd revisit the unfailing legacy of Austen and her literature. She's become as intriguing as her heroines!

...then enter in our giveaway of the two Austen in Austin volumes--now available in ebook BOXED SETS at 99cents each!  You can certainly buy them here: (Buy separately or the set at $1.98!)

or you can play along and enter our random drawing, below! 
It involves pie.




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In today’s publishing world, readers and reviewers might not be kind to Miss Austen. Literature wants a grittier underbelly. Popular fiction wants sweaty passion, blood and corruption. Romance needs a cute meet by page three.  After a couple of decades of writing and finding her style, Jane Austen’s family helped her find a publisher. Books were uncommonly expensive at the time, and although she wrote under a pseudonym, “By a Lady”, some readers in the upper crust of society knew of her name. Sense and Sensibility was published in 1811, Pride a…

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