Here are some of the finest cyber-destinations in the Janeiverse. Enjoy!
YOUR IDEA OF NEWS? ALL AUSTEN, ALL THE TIME.
Austenblog: Mags, the editrix, is also the author of the delightful Jane Austen Handbook: A Sensible Yet Elegant Guide to Her World.
Austenprose: “A daily celebration of the brilliance of Jane Austen’s writing.”
Jane Austen Today: “This blog explores Jane Austen as we see her today, as well as the world she lived in.”
YOU’RE ADDICTED TO READING ABOUT AUSTEN & THE MINUTIAE OF HER WORLD:
Austenesque Reviews: Plus a yearly Austenesque Extravaganza event!
Following Jane: “one man’s attempt to rediscover life by following jane austen.”
Jane Austen Centre in Bath: an online magazine, a giftshop, videos, and more.
Jane Austen’s World: “This blog brings Jane Austen, her novels, and the Regency Period alive through food, dress, social customs, and other 19th C. historical details.”
Lucy Worsley, historian and author of If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of Your Home
Molland’s, sister site of Austenblog: Searchable Austen e-texts, a forum, and more.
The Privy Counsel (A Bog Blog): historical toilet etiquette
Regency Encyclopedia: Sign in with username JAAddict and password GoodReading. Both are case-sensitive.
AUSTEN-RELATED MOVIES? YES, PLEASE:
Film and Book Reviews: Not exclusively Austen, but a lot of the film reviews are.
YOU DEARLY LOVE A LAUGH:
Austenbook: A Facebook-like Pride and Prejudice universe.
Between the Sheets, et al.: an unorthodox and laugh-out-loud perspective on your favorite Austen characters.
Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog: Nothing to do with Austen, but funny nonetheless.
Jane Austen Tries Her Hand at Advertising: Move over, Mad Men.
LOOKING FOR FELLOW AUSTEN ADDICTS?
Austen in August, hosted by The Book Rat: A yearly Austen cyber-event with read-alongs, Twitter parties, screening parties, giveaways, interviews, and guest posts.
Austen Variations, where you can read posts and enter giveaways by some of your favorite Austen-addicted authors.
BEST WAY TO FEIGN WORK WHILE READING AUSTEN ON YOUR COMPUTER:
E-texts of all six novels, plus some of the minor works: Courtesy of Molland’s, sister site of Austenblog. All texts are searchable.
HOW ABOUT HEARING MR. DARCY BURST INTO SONG?
SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THANG LIKE DARCY & LIZZY DO:
Country Dancy and Song Society: A national organization that can help you find your local dance community or even start your own dance community.
DISCOVER THE ULTIMATE AUSTEN ACCESSORIES:
Austenalia: t-shirts, mugs, totes, and leggings
Litograph: T-shirts, totes, & posters that are not only designed with text from the novels but also generate a book donation to a community in need with each sale.
GO WHERE ONLY KEIRA KNIGHTLEY & MATTHEW MACFADYEN HAVE GONE BEFORE:
Strictly Jane Austen tour of Bath: This tour of one of the most beautiful cities in the world sounds like an Austen Addict’s fantasy come true.
Jane Austen Tour: Brit Movie Tours: Day tour from London of Jane Austen film locations and real-life inspirations including scenes from the 1995 Pride and Prejudice and sites in Bath.
DO PEOPLE IN OTHER LANDS THINK ABOUT JANE AUSTEN AS OFTEN AS YOU DO? ABSOLUTELY:
Jane Austen Board: German-language Austen forum.
Jane Austen Informationen der Jane Austen Freunde: German-language Austen site.
Jane Austen Fan Club: Brazilian Austen site