Austensibly Ordinary by Alyssa Goodnight – book cover, description, publication history. Austensibly Ordinary. Alyssa Goodnight. Trade Paperback. February 2, Kensington. pages. Buy Now. RRP $ Austensibly Ordinary (Book): Goodnight, Alyssa: When she discovers a journal that could be linked to Jane Austen, English teacher Cate Kendall, in need of a.

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Its real life with a dash of magic. I received Austensibly Ordinary from the author for review. Much of her life revolves around teaching Jane Austen novels and playing Scrabble every Sunday night with her best friend and fellow teacher, Ethan. Gypsy Jane, however, liked dishing it out on a regular basis. Cate decides to use this journal for her alter ego perception. When she finds a mysterious journal that seems to have a link to the soul of the great Jane Austen herself, she knows it’s her chance.

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Even Gypsy Jane herself who makes a few spectral appearances in the bathroom of a swanky hotel gets a few good jokes in. Some odinary editing and some better characterization would have helped tremendously.

Wish there was something like it that I could go to – what fun! Feel free to e-mail me at diaryofaneccentric at hotmail dot com. This journal is austehsibly possessed the spirit or soul of Jane Austen. Feb 13, Michelle rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think I liked it even more than the first one, if that is even possible! Cate, and her alter ego Kat, are auwtensibly spunky and fun.


On a ghost-hunting trek with Courtney at austenibly local hotel don’t askCate seems to encounter Jane Austen’s ghost! Return to Book Page. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Highly recommended for fans of Austen adaptations, fun contemporary romance, or those in need of a good funk-breaker book.

Austensibly Ordinary

That is how I feel, that someone somewhere should have told her to rein it in and stay focused. Basically, she’s confused and a lot of things change that she was in no way prepared to handle. Paperbackpages. I was so excited when I saw that there was going to be another book with the magical Jane Austen journal as a centerpiece, but I was completely disappointed. Ordinayr me, Pride and Prejudice feels like a classic romance novel and Emma like a humorous romp.

Plus, Cate’s funny and a little bit austtensibly. She starts thinking of potential matches for all the single people in her lifeā€¦but what about Ethan?


And oh man, the first time Ethan saw her as Kat, ordinady priceless. Apparently, there’s a “first” book, Austentatious that tells about the previous journal’s owner.

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Before she knows it, Cate has invented an alter ego with an attitude, attended some seriously chic soirees, and gotten tangled up with a delicious mystery man. This book was utterly charming and fun. This book was okay but I have to agree the main problem is the lead character.

They center on a magical journal through which Jane Austen provides romantic advice, making them pure fun for fans of the Austenesque. Austensibly Ordinary is sweet, flirty, fun and I can’t get enough of Cate and Ethan. Though I’m sure Kat would approve of Cat’s sass. I don’t austrnsibly her motivation and I was very bothered by that.

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