Friday, December 23, 2011

Jane Austen Genre Challenge

Explore the Many Genres of Jane Austen Spinoffs 

2012 Reading Challenge

So, here are the rules...

1. There are eight genres in this challenge. You need to complete one book from each genre. 

Jane Austen as a Fictional Character
Modern Adaptation
Supporting Characters
Books by Jane Austen

2. The challenge runs from January 1, 2012 and ends December 31, 2012.

3. You don't have to choose your books in advance. If you do, you can change your list at any time during the year. Books can overlap with other challenges.

4. Books can be in any format - paper, audio, all counts!

5. You don't have to post a review, but I'm sure others would love to know about the books you are reading and may even want to add it to their reading lists.You can also join our group on Goodreads.

NOTE: If you don't have a blog and want to participate, that's fine. You don't have to have a blog, just post in the comments section as you finish books.

6. Comment on the main page that you want to join the challenge. If you have a blog, please mention this contest and post a link to this page. ..

For some great examples, feel free to visit Austenesque Reviews for 
wonderful ideas of each categorty.

Here is what I hope to read, but may change when I learn of different books, or get my hands on something new.

  1. Variation Stories: His Good Opinion by Nancy Kelley
  2. Sequel: Nachsturm Castle by Emily C.A. Snyder
  3. Jane Austen as a Fictional Character: 
  4. Paranormal: Austentatious by Alyssa Goodnight
  5. Modern Adaptation: A Modern Day Persuasion by Kaitlin Saunders
  6. Mystery: The Deception at Lyme: or, The Peril of Persuasion by Carrie Bebris
  7. Supporting Characters: Mr. Darcy's Little Sister by C. Allyn Pierson
  8. Books by Jane Austen: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Good luck and have fun!!


  1. Awesome list Kate! I look forward to following your reviews! The Deception at Lyme: or, The Peril of Persuasion by Carrie Bebris is the Mystery I most want to read too! Just haven't acquired it yet!

  2. Nachsturm Castle is my pick for sequel as well! I look forward to comparing notes and THANK YOU for joining and posting my challenge! :)

  3. You don't have anything listed in the Jane Austen as a fictional character category. Have you considered The Man Who Loved Jane Austen and/or Yours Affectionately, Jane Austen?


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