Cindy Jones, author of My Jane Austen Summer, on tour April 2011

Posted By on February 4, 2011

About My Jane Austen Summer

• Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Morrow Paperbacks (March 29, 2011)

Lily has squeezed herself into undersized relationships all her life, hoping one might grow as large as those found in the Jane Austen novels she loves. But lately her world is running out of places for her to fit. So when her bookish friend invites her to spend the summer at a Jane Austen literary festival in England, she jumps at the chance to reinvent herself.

There, among the rich, promising world of Mansfield Park reenactments, Lily finds people whose longing to live in a novel equals her own. But real-life problems have a way of following you wherever you go, and Lily’s accompany her to England. Unless she can change her ways, she could face the fate of so many of Miss Austen’s characters, destined to repeat the same mistakes over and over again.

My Jane Austen Summer explores how we fall in love, how we come to know ourselves better, and how it might be possible to change and be happier in the real world.

About Cindy Jones

Cindy Jones was born in Ohio and grew up in small midwestern towns, reading for escape. She is a winner of the Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest, and she lives with her family in Dallas.

You can find Cindy at her blog, First Draft, and on Facebook.

Cindy’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 29th: Books Like Breathing

Wednesday, March 30th: Unputdownables

Thursday, March 31st: Book Reviews by Molly

Friday, April 1st: My Reading Room

Monday, April 4th: It’s All About Books

Tuesday, April 5th: Bookfoolery and Babble

Wednesday, April 6th: Calico Critic

Thursday, April 7th: Colloquium

Tuesday, April 12th: Life in the Thumb

Wednesday, April 13th: Tina’s Book Reviews

Thursday, April 14th: Diary of an Eccentric

Monday, April 18th: A Bookish Way of Life

Tuesday, April 19th: My Life in Not So Many Words

Wednesday, April 209th: Stephanie’s Written Word

Thursday, April 21st: MariReads

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