Artist Feature: Playing with Peg Dolls

Each month, Austen Adjacent features an artist/ crafter/ creator making bookish goods, whether Austen-themed or not. 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 Playing With Peg Dolls, a business based in […]

Pride and Prejudice: Where it began

My love for Jane Austen started with “Pride and Prejudice.” Specifically, it began with the Scholastic Classics edition pictured above, which I ordered from one of those Scholastic Book Club flyers in middle school. I chose it because I knew it was one of those books everyone is meant to read, and I thought the […]

Cozy Classics: Pride and Prejudice

It’s hard to believe a beloved classic could be conveyed in only 12 words, but Jack and Holman Wang have done just that with their Cozy Classics series. These sturdy board books—including titles like “Moby Dick,” “Les Miserables” and “Pride and Prejudice”—feature 12 scenes illustrated with needle-felt characters, each accompanied by a single descriptive word. […]

The Phantom of Pemberley: A Pride & Prejudice Murder Mystery

It’s been over a year since Darcy and Elizabeth’s wedding, and they’re living in a bubble of bliss. But then a snowstorm strands a motley group of travelers at Pemberley, and soon, bodies start falling. In “The Phantom of Pemberley” by Regina Jeffers, a series of accidents and deaths plague the estate, and everyone is […]