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First Impressions

Author: Ruby Cruz

A modern retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Lizzy Bennett always told herself she was too busy for love, especially since she was working full-time as a nurse at Meryton Medical Center and helping to care for her young niece. When her sister Jane catches the attention of the young medical resident Dr. Charlie … Read More




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Finding Favor

Author: Lana Long

What’s more important: friendship or freedom? In the eight years since seventeen-year-old Favor Miller’s father died, she’s had to endure her reluctant, self-righteous guardians the Browns. Every day for eight years, they’ve reminded her that she doesn’t fit in, that she’s not one of them. Every day for eight years, she’s eagerly awaited the day … Read More


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Pen and Prejudice

Using the mystery writing world as a backdrop, Pen and Prejudice is a modern pastiche of the Jane Austen classic, Pride and Prejudice, but instead of our witty, playful heroine and attractive but arrogant suitor willfully misunderstanding each other while attending balls and dinner parties in the nineteenth century, they metaphorically duke it out in … Read More


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Pride’s Prejudice

Beth Pride really can’t stand William Darcy: he snubbed her at the Hartford College Children’s Benefit Auction; he has an infuriating propensity for pushing her buttons; his actions are frequently at odds with his words; and even his melting chocolate eyes and impressive physique don’t quite make up for his deficient personality. Beth’s plan to … Read More





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The Secrets of Love

Author: Rosie Rushton

What would happen if you transferred the traumas of teenage love from Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility to the twenty-first century? How would Ellie, Abby and Georgie fare without the restraints of nineteenth-century England? Will Ellie’s ever-sensible attitude towards life prevent her from ever snogging the gorgeous, but somewhat reticent, Blake? Is Abby’s devil-may-care outlook … Read More


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Echoes of Love

Author: Rosie Rushton

Jane Austen’s Persuasion for modern teens – a tale of the perils of listening to others, instead of your own heart. Anna Eliot adored the gorgeous Felix Wentworth, but still called an end to their relationship. As time passes, Anna wonders if strict parents, interfering friends and misplaced loyalties had more to do with it … Read More



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Summer of Secrets

Author: Rosie Rushton

Caitlin Morland, whose pastimes including drawing caricatures of the rich and famous and reading every column inch of all the gossip magazines she can lay her hands on, has always craved excitement and been well aware that she wasn’t going to find it with her boring family. When she wins an art scholarship to the … Read More


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Scones and Sensibility

Author: Lindsay Eland
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Seek tirelessly and you shall not find a contemporary heroine of middle-grade literature as refined and romantic as Miss Polly Madassa. Still swooning over the romantic conclusions of Pride & Prejudice and Anne of Green Gables, twelve-year-old Polly decides her purpose in life: helping along lonely hearts in search of love. Polly’s only task this … Read More

Genre: Emma Subjects: modern adaptation, young adult

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A Modern Day Persuasion

Nearly eight years ago, Anne’s family, specifically her father, convinced her that she was too young to wed and insinuated that her fiancé Rick was solely interested in her wealth and status. Against her better judgment, Anne agreed to postpone the marriage, only to watch the love of her life walk away, never to be … Read More

Genre: Persuasion Subjects: modern adaptation

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My BFF

When Control Freaks Collide… Brilliant, handsome and born into a world of class and wealth, Fitzwilliam Darcy learned early that giving your heart came with a price even he could not afford to pay. Musical prodigy Elizabeth Bennet used the ghosts of her past to scare away all chances for love in her future. Sparks … Read More


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Compulsively Mr. Darcy

Author: Nina Benneton
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For anyone obsessed with Pride & Prejudice, it’s Darcy and Elizabeth like you’ve never see them before! This modern take introduces us to the wealthy philanthropist Fitzwilliam Darcy, a handsome and brooding bachelor who yearns for love but doubts any woman could handle his obsessive tendencies. Meanwhile, Dr. Elizabeth Bennet has her own intimacy issues … Read More


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Whatever Love Is

Author: Rosie Rushton

When Frankie Price goes to live with her wealthy cousins, she finds herself part of a social scene that she’d only read about in magazines. Shy and overwhelmed, she retreats into her own passion: writing – pouring out her feelings into her short stories. But when the entire family is rocked by scandal, and her … Read More


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Honor and Hope

Author: Regina Jeffers

Liz Bennet’s flirtatious nature acerbates Will Darcy’s controlling tendencies, sending him into despair when she fiercely demands her independence from him. How could she repeatedly turn him down? Darcy has it all: good looks, intelligence, a pro football career, and wealth. Attracted by a passionate desire, which neither time nor distance can quench, they are … Read More