Artist Feature: MarjorieMae Shop

Each month, Austen Adjacent features an artist/ crafter/ creator making bookish goods. They can be creations inspired by literature or crafts created from books themselves; fan works created for their own enjoyment, or articles sold in small businesses.  This month’s feature is on the MarjorieMae Shop, a business based in Nebraska that sells a variety […]

Jane of Austin: A Novel of Sweet Tea and Sensibility

Soon after the death of their mother, Celia and Jane become guardians of their younger sister Margot when their father flees the country to avoid prosecution for financial crimes. Celia, the eldest, is a reserved and responsible accountant while outspoken Jane is a botany student and tea-enthusiast. Combining their skills, they open a teashop and […]

Smart Words and Wicked Wit of Jane Austen

“The Smart Words and Wicked Wit of Jane Austen,” edited by Max Morris, collects the most memorable, quotable words of Jane Austen from both her published works and from letters to her sister Cassandra and others. The quotes are categorized by various themes such as “A Song and Dance,” “Matters of the Heart,” “Keeping Up […]