What Mr. Darcy Forever is about:
Estranged sisters Sarah and Mia Castle have spent a lifetime fighting over the men in their lives. They finally begin to make amends at the annual Jane Austen Festival in Bath, England. During the festival, the sisters realize that they can't bear to be apart. They discover that their sisterhood forms a bond stronger than their mutual connection as Jane Austen addicts. And in true Jane Austen fashion, they each begin to lose their hearts to dashing gentlemen
"I think you're right,' Shelley said. 'Why is life a constant disappointment?' "Because we read fiction,' Mia said, and Shelley nodded, knowing it was true.~location 780 on my Kindle
This has to be one of the most enjoyable P&P variations that I've read in a long time. I was captivated by the contemporary feel of the story, yet at times I felt as if I was back in Austen's day walking alongside her while she was in Bath. The sister's storyline was almost parallel to Marianne and Elinor's from Sense and Sensibility which was another added bonus to reading this book because S&S has to be one of my absolute favorites of Austen's works. There wasn't a dull moment and I found myself laughing, sighing, and every once in a while a bit sad.
Recommend? For those that love Austen and can't get enough of the variations of her books this is a must read! But I also think it's a great story about sisters and that bond that can never really be broken. It really is a good choice for anyone who loves a great love story and who wants to just get lost in the pages of the lives of likable characters!
Author: Victoria Connelly
Source: review copy from Sourcebooks Landmark
Genre: P&P Variation/Romance
Published: April 1, 2012
*Uncorrected eARC via NetGalley
Disclaimer:Thank you toSourcebooks Casablanca/NetGalley for sending me a review copy. I was not compensated for my review. My thoughts on this book were in no way influenced by the author or publicist.They are my personal reflections based solely on MYexperience while reading this novel.
Book Review #9
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