95. Love and Freindship by Jane Austen and adding pure FUN to your TBR list

Today Sara and Chelsey discuss Jane Austen’s silly, ridiculous, and absolutely delightful work of juvenilia: Love and Freindship. From fainting spells to the history of parody, this episode is full of nerdy information and fun Austen context. If you’re looking to lighten up your reading life with irreverent novels and humorous romance, today’s pairings are for you, regardless of whether you’ve picked up Love and Freindship

Books mentioned: Love and Freindship by Jane Austen

Chelsey:

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters by Mallory Ortburg

When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare

Miss Austen by Gill Hornby

Sara:

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

A Countess Below Stairs by Eva Ibbetson

Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin

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