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Couldn’t get past the first pages. This time, the heroine is Cate Kendall, a high school English teacher who invents a sexy siren alter ego, Cat Kennedy, to add some excitement to her life. The ghost of Jane Austen writes relationship advice in a magic journal.

Austensibly ordinary, Alyssa Goodnight Resource Information. What could possibly be back about that? Sex with him since she has already taken the nice guy for a test drive? Nov austensiblu, Chelsey Wolford rated it really liked it.

Mostly, we go for clever allusions to Austen, which I found in spades here.

She dreams of finding her own Darcy or maybe her own Knightleyand she genuinely cares about the people in her life. He has more secrets up his sleeves and austensibbly charm under his computer geek looks than ordinqry ever imagined. He is witty and sexy and best friend material: I loved the premise of the book, both the heroine and hero were so appealing, and all the Austen references were wonderfully utilized.


This is a stay-up-until-3am- even-when-your-son-has-a And she’s uncovered enough unexpected secrets about Ethan that her Scrabble partner has taken to brooding looks and unfathomable silences. I really wanted to like this.

Want to Read saving…. Cate decides to use the diary to record her new adventures and plans. Now whether it does or not, I will not tell you. Sadly, this is not. austwnsibly

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Much of her life revolves around teaching Jane Austen novels and playing Scrabble every Sunday night with her best friend and fellow teacher, Ethan. She’s a huge Austen fan, and like many, pines for her own Darcy – a man’s man who can sweep her off her feet into a lifelong romance.

Toggle navigation Deschutes Public Library. I can’t believe I austensjbly the whole thing.

Like all of us she dreams of meeting her Mr. Darcy…I encourage you to give this slightly lesser-known Austen novel a chance. Jan 08, Annalynn rated it it was amazing. She was sassy, confused, clumsy, and quirky. Cate Kendall is plenty familiar with Jane Austen. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. View all 3 comments.

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Basically, she’s confused and a lot of things change that she was in no way prepared to handle. May 04, Kirsty rated it it was ok. Library Locations Map Details.

Austensibly Ordinary

I think the one aspect that actually worked was the Ethan mystery so maybe this should have been based more on Northanger Abbey instead of Emma which truly did not work. Originally published on The Librarian Next Door: Kimba Caffeinated Book Reviewer As per my review policy updated Dec. To continue reading, go to: Jan 28, Coranne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Her life is anything but adventurous and in fact the highlight of her week is playing scrabble with the deliciously handsome Ethan; her best friend and a fellow teacher.

Not sure about that either.