Jane Austen Ruined My Life by Beth Pattillo

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"Smart chick lit that's an absolute pleasure to read." --Booklist Emma packs up what few possessions she has left and heads to England on a quest to find the missing letters of Jane Austen, sneding Emma on a series of Austen-related tasks that bring her closwer to the truth. However, the sudden reappearance of Emma's first love makes everything more complicated. In the end, Emma learns that doing the right thing has very little to do with other people's expectations and everything to do with her own beliefs. Laced with fictional excerpts from the missing letters, "Jane Austen Ruined My Life" is the story of a woman betrayed who uncoers the deeper meaning of loyalty.

About Beth Pattillo

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RITA Award—winning author, Beth Pattillo combines her love of knitting and books in her engaging Sweetgum series. Pattillo served on staff with churches in Missouri and Tennessee before founding Faith Leader, a spiritual leadership development program. Pattillo is the married mother of two children and lives in Tennessee.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Published October 1, 2010 by Guideposts. 290 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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I was excited to find a book that went at Austen from a different approach and it didn't let me down.

Mar 22 2009 | Read Full Review of Jane Austen Ruined My Life

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During her life, Austen was a prolific letter-writer, and though some remain, her sister Cassandra destroyed most of them after her death in order to preserve her sister’s reputation.

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