2014 Jane Austen Challenge


UPDATE: I ended up not getting through any of these. Too much going on and too much reading to do. It was still a great challenge and I do hope that all of us will read at least one classic each year. :)

I have really slacked off on reading all the classical literature that I've wanted to, a lot of which I have on my shelves. I have wanted to finish reading Austen's novels for a while now and can't believe I haven't done it! I mean out of 200+ books last year you'd think I would have fit them in! ;) I came across this challenge hosted by Pamela @ Reading Is Fun Again and thought "Perfect!" I only have Mansfield Park left and it is a long book, so that's the one book I'm going to read for sure.

Here is what it entails:

Timeline
Jan-Feb - Sense & Sensibility
March-April - Pride & Prejudice
May-June - Mansfield Park
July-Aug - Emma
Sept-Oct - Northanger Abbey
Nov-Dec - Persuasion

If you want to get in on the fun (and keep me motivated to complete this challenge), feel free to  read-along! You can read/participate in as much of the challenge as you want. I will post my review of each book on the last weekday of the month (see below), and I will have a linky in the review post, so you can link up your review too! I just ask that you link back to my blog and use the graphic in your review post, so others can join in.

Review Dates
Sense & Sensibility - Feb 28th
Pride & Prejudice - April 30th
Mansfield Park - June 30th
Emma - Aug 29th
Northanger Abbey - Oct 31st
Persuasion - Dec 31st

I really loved S&S, P&P, NA, and P! If I can fit any of them in, I'll read along for those, but I'm only committing to read Mansfield Park for sure. I'm looking forward to it!

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