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"Just finished "Rude Awakening" loved it even more than the first one."
--Nili Olay, Coordinator of JASNA-NY (Jane Austen Society of North America, New York Region)
"There´s so much insight into the mind of the modern girl, it made me think a lot, I love that!"
"I am currently "listening" to the second book. I love them....write more!!!"
"Just finished RUDE AWAKENINGS OF A JANE AUSTEN ADDICT andi loved it thank you :)"
"Thanks again for another witty, warm and lovely novel Lauire. I must go and telll the Norwegian people..."
--Hilda from Bergen, Norway
"I am LOVING it!"
"I loved the relate-ability, bits of intrigue and the sweeping finale. Loved it..I hope it gets translated onto screen!"
"Just finished RUDE AWAKENINGS OF A JANE AUSTEN ADDICT and I absolutely loved it!"
"I loved the second book even more than the first, as did my daughter."
"WOW! it was everything i had hoped and more......i didnt want Courtney's journey to end."
"since I have no more of your books to read, I guess I'll have to move on to Jane Austen. I LOVED Rude Awakenings."
"Your books were the perfect excuse to not clean my house, make dinner, rake the leaves, or get off the couch!"
"I cannot tell you how very much I liked Jane's story when she inhabited Courtney's body in modern times. She was a true heroine."
"one of the most enjoyable books I have read."
" I finished Rude Awakenings in a day, which is an impressive feat for me thanks to my slow reading speed and my busy schedule as a Ph.D. student."
"listening to rude awakenings now, big fan, laugh all the way to work. Would love to see movie made from both books, any nibbles? Always fun to look at oneself and society from an alien perspective. Thanks for your hard work."
"I was laughing so loud and often that my husband told me the entire neighborhood could hear me. I couldn't help it..
I can't wait for your next one!"
--Lisa in Minneapolis
"Didn't want them to end!"
"Cant wait for the next one, Your books are like Brain Candy !"
" also got into the late bad habit staying up reading your new book...but it was well worth it!!"
"If anything, this is even better-love the humor of our modern gear being introduced to Jane!!!"
"Loved it! And to think I have to wait for your next book..."
"I read Rude Awakenings the fastest I have read any book, ever!...I could not put it down."
"FIVE stars of course. What a great read. Totally engaging."
"I loved 'Rude Awakenings...' As usual, your Austen references are funny and wise, Jane/Courtney is charming, and I found Her amazement at the technology of the 21st C. wonderful. I am awaiting your next book, and what new tricks you have up your sleeve. Just lovely!".
"Your book was wonderful! I read it in one day. I couldn’t put it down. I read it so fast that I am going to have to read it again a bit slower so I can savor it. I think your descriptions of Jane’s reaction to modern society were spot on!"
"Just finished Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict - even better than your first! Thank you for two fab love stories!"
"Loving it-- so far more than the first, if that is possible. 8)"
"Loved your book! It was a fun! Read it one evening...can't wait 'till your next book!"
"Thanks again for writing two of my favorite books! I am tempted to sit down and read them both AGAIN! - but that would annoy my family, as I ignored them on the 4th whilst I read Rude Awakenings! :)"
"I read it through, loved it, and am now waiting for what's next on your agenda!"
"Thanks for 2 amazing books, Laurie!"
"I loved it! Makes me want to go back and read Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict again, because now I have Courtney's backstory. Congratulations...you've written an amazing second novel."
" I wanted to tell you how much I LOVED your new book. Like the first one, I couldn't put it down."
"I absolutely loved both books. . . read them back to back last weekend. . . hope there are more to come" ~gingerann
"I read the newest novel in one sitting. It is great."
""Yummy- I just finished reading the new book!
""It's like Christmas Laurie...I can't wait for your latest 'dream' to enter our lives!! I'm counting down the days and driving the ladies at Chapters crazy with the...."is it here yet?" even though I know it is not until the 30th (in Canada)...:)"