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Longbourn
Longbourn | Jo Baker
Pride and Prejudice was only half the story If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, shed most likely be a sight more careful with them. In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage. Sarah, the orphaned housemaid, spends her days scrubbing the laundry, polishing the floors, and emptying the chamber pots for the Bennet household. But there is just as much romance, heartbreak, and intrigue downstairs at Longbourn as there is upstairs. When a mysterious new footman arrives, the orderly realm of the servants hall threatens to be completely, perhaps irrevocably, upended. Jo Baker dares to take us beyond the drawing rooms of Jane Austens classicinto the often overlooked domain of the stern housekeeper and the starry-eyed kitchen maid, into the gritty daily particulars faced by the lower classes in Regency England during the Napoleonic Warsand, in doing so, creates a vivid, fascinating, fully realized world that is wholly her own.This ebook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.
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led567
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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I really liked this, after the first chapter or so. At the beginning I thought ‘oh, not more bloody periods‘, because like many modern historical novels it went for the gritty reality approach (graphic laundry alert), but then it got better. Some really lovely prose, showing how adept use of grammar allows the author to express things more eloquently than most, but using fewer words. Wasn‘t so keen on part 3 when the scope and setting broadened.

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CrowCAH
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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#SoaringScores #DidIMakeTheMostOfLovingYou #DowntonAbbey #JohnLunn

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=s0AbTiBYrbg

For today‘s prompt I went with the “upstairs/downstairs” vibe and went with the Bennett‘s servants at Longbourn!

The Downtown Abbey movie was super nice, feel good, and had me tearing up at the end.

CoverToCoverGirl Loved this book. It has a permanent place in my library. 1mo
AlaMich @CoverToCoverGirl I loved Longbourn too. I read it even before I read P&P, so I had no background knowledge and I still loved it. 1mo
Cinfhen I‘ve seen wonderful reviews for this book! Good choice 1mo
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Zelma I adored Longbourn, and would have even without the P&P tie-in. It worked so well for me. 1mo
CrowCAH @CoverToCoverGirl great to hear! On my TBR. 1mo
CrowCAH @AlaMich oh wow, interesting. Did it affect your reading of P&P? 1mo
CrowCAH @Cinfhen same here! 1mo
CrowCAH @Zelma good to know. Definitely will be a must read for this P&P/Jane Austen fan! 1mo
AlaMich @CrowCAH not really, because they were very much separate stories. 1mo
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Crinoline_Laphroaig
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Mehso-so

I will never be able to read a Heroine with a dirty petticoat and not think of this book. That being said, this was not for me. It's well written just not to my taste. Yes bodily functions happen and hygiene was different then; but I don't actually want to read about menstruation and unshaven armpits. 😳
#notmyausten #notforme #imho #dirtypetticoats #austeninaugust2019

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FountainOfWords
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Nothing special so far and am already well into Vol II. Was not my choice as in a book box, wouldn‘t have picked up myself to be honest but thought might as well read once on my tbr cart.

SW-T Welcome to Litsy 😊 Happy reading! 3mo
FountainOfWords Thank you 3mo
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akaGingerK
Longbourn | Jo Baker
Pickpick

Yes, that was as excellent as promised.

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akaGingerK
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Reading Ayesha at Last seems to have inspired me to finally read this book that‘s lived in my TBR collection for four moves. I‘m enjoying it so far!

akaGingerK Longbourn is the downstairs version of Pride & Prejudice; Ayesha at Last, a cute modern retelling. 5mo
MallenNC I liked Longbourn a lot and I have Ayesha at Last on my TBR. I may get a chance to read it this month. 5mo
akaGingerK @MallenNC Mr D‘Arcy proxies are tricky to pull off, but I think Jalalludin did a good job - I hope you enjoy it! 5mo
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akaGingerK @MallenNC at halfway, Longbourn is great! 5mo
MallenNC @akaGingerK Thanks! I love retellings so I bet I will enjoy it. Longbourn was a unique way to revisit the story, I thought, so I enjoyed that. (edited) 5mo
Librarybelle I really enjoyed this one. I have Ayesha at Last on my to read pile. 5mo
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bookishbitch
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Panpan

I didn't think I was a Jane Austin purist but this book may have changed my mind. The narration was good and the writing solid, but I hated pretty much everything else. I have 1/2 of a disc left and even if the story goes in the direction I want, it won't be enough to save it. I also now wonder if the author hates P & P for some reason. Gah, I wish I had never "read" this one. Sad because I heard such great things.

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bookishbitch
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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I went in a different direction this time. So far I'm enjoying it.

CarolynM I have a friend who raves about this novel. I've not got there yet, but one day... 5mo
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Consabtual
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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This is not forever, he told himself. There will be a time after this.

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BritanyA
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️: I wanted to love this much more than I did. It was a slog to get through but loved the premise.

Reviewsbylola I felt the same way. 9mo
BritanyA @Reviewsbylola At least we have each other!! Suuuuuper slow 😑😝 9mo
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Dandelo
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Kittenhead loves my heated blanket. Wrapping myself in it is the only way to get her to sit with me, apparently.
5/6 completed~

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Laura317
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

Charming book! Have you ever wondered what the servants were up to in Pride and Prejudice? This will answer the question. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Laura317
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Next up! Isn‘t the inside page lovely? I‘m excited to read the servants‘ story from Pride and Prejudice.

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Deborah42
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

A retelling of Jane Austen‘s Pride and Prejudice from the servants‘ perspectives. An interesting counterpoint to the original story.

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Soozee
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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1️⃣ Longbourn
2️⃣ C S Lewis
3️⃣ Lord of the Rings
4️⃣ Lasagne
#manicmonday #letterl @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing 💜 14mo
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CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

I'm a bit torn, but I did find it quite compelling and hard to put down, so there's that. Some aspects of this servants' retelling of Pride and Prejudice I really liked: getting that more authentic, grimy perspective of life then, the fascinating characters Baker has fleshed out, and great prose. But interpretations of some original characters irked me, especially Elizabeth after she's married. Who is this timid self-conscious Lizzie??

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Soozee
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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MicrobeMom
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

This was close to a so-so. I really enjoyed it when the book when it into James and Mrs. Hill‘s back stories. It was a bit slow and I hated the depiction of Elizabeth after she married Mr. Darcy. Overall well written and an interesting take on the classic.

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MicrobeMom
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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We are pooling it on this hot day. The kids are actually letting me read for a few minutes. I will finish this book today!!

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MicrobeMom
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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I have missed Litsy whole I was in Ireland but I am back. I have many posts to catch up on. First, starting this book and relaxing on this Sunday! #vacationhangover #readingandrelaxing

Soubhiville I‘ve heard this is great. Let me know what you think! 1y
Bronte_Chintz I was really surprised by how much I enjoyed this book! Hope you enjoy it too! 1y
charl08 Another fan here. Maybe time for a reread. 1y
BookaholicNatty @MicrobeMom getting home from vacation calls for another vacation!!! Seriously!!!! 1y
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Bronte_Chintz
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

Not usually as impressed by retellings or different versions of Austen classics as I was by this. It‘s a very clever retelling from the point of view of the sergeants and the parallel love stories of the servants and the Bennett‘s was interesting. I was sad to have to frown upon Mr Bennett as I always enjoyed him as a comical character. However the books stayed true to common occurrences of the time period and in the end it made a gripping story.

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Bronte_Chintz
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Unputdownable. #longbourn

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Bronte_Chintz
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Kindness can change a lot. 💖 Loved this quote. #longbourn

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Kalalalatja
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

An enjoyable read and trip back to Longbourn and the Bennett family. A retelling of Pride and Prejudice from the pov of the staff, especially the maid, Sarah. I think some of the characters were a bit too changed for my taste, but overall it felt very true to the original, although a bit more realistic and not as sweet.

Bronte_Chintz I won this in a giveaway and it‘s next on my TBR list. 💖 1y
Wife Really enjoyed this!🌹 1y
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Kalalalatja
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Treating myself to a slow morning before I have to go to work for a few hours 📖☕️

#currentlyreading

LeahBergen I enjoyed this book. 👍🏻 1y
Aimeesue I really liked Longbourne, except where the author changed a character's character a bit too much for my liking. Otherwise, it was very well done! Enjoy! 1y
batsy Beautiful photo 🌼 1y
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CoverToCoverGirl Great book! 1y
Kalalalatja @Aimeesue I just finished it, and I see what you mean! I think both Elisabeth and Mr. Bennett were a bit far from how I imagined them based on the original 1y
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Soozee
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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My #Maystats. 3 books actually finished - 2 fiction, 1 non-fiction. I‘m a little ashamed to post my stats when I see how many books some people read. Totally impressed with the dedicated readers on Litsy!
#readingresolutions
@Jess7

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Kalalalatja
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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@TCLinrow you have absolutely spoiled me! Thank you so much, everything is beyond lovely! I can‘t wait to try the fudge when I get home from work later, and that candle smells amazing 👌 also, that tote is spot on! The edition of P&P is so pretty, and I can‘t wait to read Longbourn - and it doesn‘t matter it is a paperback 😉 thank you thank you thank you!

And thanks to @sprainedbrain and @mabell for organizing this wonderful #JaneAustenSwap 👏

BookishMe Delightful Goodies!! 1y
Sophoclessweetheart Ahhh! Lovely! 1y
erzascarletbookgasm Fabulous! Love the tote and the cards! 💖 1y
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LeahBergen Ooo, wonderful! 😍 1y
TrishB Lovely 💕 1y
sprainedbrain How wonderful!! 😍😍😍 1y
mabell What lovely selections! Fudge sounds wonderful 😋❤️ 1y
Elisa Oh wow, that edition of P&P 😍😍😍😍 and is that tea or a candle in the gorgeous tin? Either way, fabulous 😍😍 And the tote is aces 😄😄👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 1y
Kalalalatja @BookishMe @Sorceryandswords @erzascarletbookgasm @LeahBergen @TrishB @sprainedbrain @mabell I‘m a very lucky Janeite today 👌 @Elisa it is a candle with Bergamot and Green Tea scent, so close to both 😄 1y
Elisa @Kalalalatja ooooohh so like a Green Earl Grey candle!!! That sounds absolutely scrumptious, what a fantastic pick! 😍😍😍😍 1y
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Bronte_Chintz
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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#Received my prize from @Amy-Laura for the #bankholidaygiveaway This has been in my TBR list for ages so I couldn‘t be happier. In addition I got a wonderful pen pal out of it! #giveaway #prize #penpal #longbourn #jobaker

Cosyreader Wow that was quick! Yay I‘m so happy you‘re happy 🤗💛 enjoy! 2y
Bronte_Chintz @Amy-Laura literally perfect! 👌🏻 2y
Amabear I LOVE this book SO much. The audio version is also excellent 2y
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Bronte_Chintz @Amabear Thanks! I was hoping it was as good as it sounded! I can‘t wait to read it. 2y
Amabear @Bronte_Chintz let me know how you like it! 2y
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JANEissarilyAUSTENtatious
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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#JAbookAdaptations

-Pride and Prejudice

rustoryhuf This is such a good book. 2y
CoverToCoverGirl I loved it! ❤️😊 2y
JANEissarilyAUSTENtatious @rustoryhuf @CoverToCoverGirl great to hear; love the recommendations! 2y
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Soozee
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AlaMich
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

For lovers of P&P who are suspicious of this book, do not fear. It is wonderful!! I should mention that I have NOT read P&P (yet), but this is a great book in its own right. The below stairs folk are no less human and fascinating than the Bennets, with their own stories and trials, and you will be drawn in. I loved learning about the lives of the servant class as well.

LauraBeth I‘ve been wanting to read this book forever! 2y
AlaMich @LauraBeth I loved it so much that I have now finally embarked on P&P. Yay me!! 😊 2y
asiriusreader I loved this! Such a good read 2y
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AlaMich @asiriusreader I know! So good, and such an interesting concept for a book too. 2y
emilyhaldi This sounds so fun!! 👏🏻👏🏻 #stacked 2y
AlaMich @emilyhaldi It is fun, and it also has a lot of feelings.... 2y
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Julsmarshall
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Some might call it a retelling, others a spin off but either way, Longbourn is fantastic! #litsyclassics #4 #retelling @Bambolina_81 @Sarah83

Linsy Agreed! 2y
saresmoore This is the third endorsement for this book that I‘ve heard recently. Guess it‘s the universe telling me to read it! 2y
KikiLovesBooks I absolutely adored this book. I feel like rereading now! 2y
AlaMich I just finished and *sigh* loved it so much! ❤️ 2y
Julsmarshall @Linsy @KikiLovesBooks and @AlaMich I completely agree! ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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charl08
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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I loved this #retelling of Austen's P & P from the servants' pov. Mr Wickham really does not come out well.
I still pronounce it like Jennifer Ehle at the end of the BBC version, as if the name tastes bad. #litsyclassics

sammisho Its one of my favorite books 2y
charl08 @sammisho I struggle to pick favourites but I did love it! 2y
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Centique
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

You know when you read the exact book you‘re in the mood for? This is that book. I had only average expectations and I absolutely loved it. It‘s only peripherally about the characters of P&P, Jo Baker paints a whole other world with different dramas going on in the servants quarters. I felt like I was getting up at 5am to pump the well for water with chilblains on my fingers! A great feel good read for historical fiction fans. ⬇️

Centique Also - it brilliantly describes how imprisoning the world of servitude is and how privileged the gentry truly are. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 2y
readordierachel Wonderful when that happens! 2y
Mommamanzi I loooooved this book! 2y
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Centique @Mommamanzi oh I‘m glad I‘m not the only one! 😍 2y
Centique @ReadOrDieRachel yes! Hopefully I‘m on a good run now after a slowish few reading weeks. 2y
catebutler This was such a fun book! So glad you enjoyed it too! 2y
batsy Sounds so good! Added to the pile. 2y
Centique @batsy yay! @catebutler it was so lovely. Going to add her other books to my TBR. 2y
LeahBergen I read this at just the right time for me, too. 👍🏻 2y
CarolynM I have a copy of this sitting in my TBR pile because one of my book group friends loves it. I need to move it up the list! 2y
CoverToCoverGirl Loved this book!❤️ A wonderful story, beautifully written. 2y
Centique @LeahBergen I wondered if you‘d read it being the Austen fan you are 😊 2y
Centique @CarolynM oh good! I hope you like it @CoverToCoverGirl I really like her writing style too. 2y
Cathythoughts Great review 👍🏻. Sounds like you lived this book 2y
Centique @Cathythoughts sure did! 😊 2y
rohit-sawant Sold! Awesome review! Stacking 😁 2y
Centique @rohit-sawant thanks R! 😊 2y
AlaMich I just finished it and thought it was wonderful. If I had just heard the concept—of PnP told from below stairs—I‘d think, oh, that‘s interesting but we‘ll see how it‘s executed. But Baker wrote a truly great book in its own right. 2y
Centique @AlaMich I‘m so glad you enjoyed it! I am still besotted with the characters a week later 😍😍 2y
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AlaMich
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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2. I live next to Chicago and when I went to check for exciting news, it was all the wrong kind of exciting (shootings, state financial issues) soo....my news is that it‘s a beautiful sunny day today!!
3. No. I never get my act together for those. 4. What‘s the last thing that goes through a bug‘s mind as it hits your windshield?
It‘s a$$
5. Sure thing!

Don‘t be scared, this is just Maddie trying to mark my phone. 😻#catsoflitsy

#friyayintro

julesG 😻 2y
ladym30 Great photo! 2y
AlaMich @ladym30 Thanks! 😊 2y
OrangeMooseReads 👍🏼😻 2y
AlaMich @OrangeMooseReads She‘s ready for her close-up! (REALLY close up!!) 2y
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AlaMich
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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The antidote to a difficult morning trying unsuccessfully to convince my MIL to go to her dentist appointment. 😠
A nap will probably be involved as well.
💤💤💤

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AlaMich
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Cat owners will recognize Maddie in the process of Marking Her Territory. One of our three cats never marked a thing in her life, another did occasionally, but Maddie does it like her life depended on it. #catsoflitsy

Anyway, I am just starting this even though I have never read P&P. I OWN a copy, though, and I INTEND to read it. Does that count? 😁

saresmoore Ooh, fun! I‘d like to know what you think of this. 2y
AlaMich @saresmoore The consensus seems to be that you don‘t need to have read P&P first, although I can see how it would have added to the experience if I had read it right before Longbourn. (edited) 2y
RaimeyGallant My books all have cat cheek pheromones to spare. 2y
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AlaMich @RaimeyGallant 🤣 This happens to be a library book...I wonder what the next borrower‘s cat will think... 2y
AlaMich @RaimeyGallant Thank you, but I‘ve actually been here a little over a year. 😊 2y
RaimeyGallant I don't know how I mixed that up. I must have been cruising through a few profiles at once? lol, sorry about that. :) Hey @LitsyWelcomeWagon folks, please ignore my earlier signal about @AlaMich :) 2y
AlaMich @RaimeyGallant No worries! 😉 2y
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Austen_Nerd
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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My book haul today!! 99vent sale at the thrift shop!!

britt_brooke Nice!! 2y
Mdargusch Wow! Great books! 2y
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JillR
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed this servants perspective of the Bennet household. It can totally be read as a standalone novel without having read Pride and Prejudice. A quick, well written read.

JillR @julesg I‘ll shout if I decide to go for Pride and Prejudice in case you fancy joining in! 2y
julesG @JillR That would be great! 2y
merelybookish I love Baker's writing! 2y
JillR I really enjoyed it @merelybookish but had never come across her until this. I‘ve added a couple more of hers to my tbr now👍 2y
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JillR
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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I don‘t know what I‘m doing, starting this about the servants of Pride and Prejudice, when I.STILL.HAVEN‘T.READ the original 🙈. I just keep skirting around it; first Eligible, now this. I really need to knuckle down and get Pride and Prejudice read...

Cathythoughts Sounds like when you get to it , you will be standing on some very solid ground ! 2y
JillR @cathythoughts I did start it last year sometime but wasn‘t in the mood and bailed. I actually think I might be ready to try again after reading around it like this, watch this space! :) 2y
julesG Buddy-read? I'm the same. Have been skirting around it for ages. Have seen the film adaptations, though. 2y
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CoverToCoverGirl
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1. Oddly enough I‘ve never read a book because the movie was coming out. 🙊
2. Longbourn - Jo Baker ❤️
3. Diana Gabaldon, so exciting.. she was phenomenal!
4. Again ... never
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@Woodchuc67
@CSeydel

CSeydel Oh I‘ve been wanting to read Longbourne 2y
Woodchuc67 @CoverToCoverGirl...that‘s not entirely true🤔. Although you may not have eaten anything from a book 📖 you read, but I seem to recall a “Grey Goose” kind of night 😝🥂🤣. #Black Dagger 🗡 Brotherhood 💕🤥 2y
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lauraodom
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Pickpick

Day 21: Pastel
The story of the Bennets is largely in the background of this novel, so if you are looking for extra tidbits or insight into the original story, this is not the place to look. However, on it's own it's a nice story centered around two of the servants -- Sarah & James. The added "comfort" of the familiar story of the Bennet sisters always right at the background makes it feel like it's already a good friend. #Ampersand2018

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Librarybelle
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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In this novel set in the world of Pride and Prejudice, the new footman to Longbourn, James, has a shady past with the #militia . #150PnPCoverParty

CrowCAH Ooh so mysterious! 2y
LeahBergen I really enjoyed this one. 👍🏻 2y
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lauraodom
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Day 10: Book Tower
#Ampersand2018

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Amabear
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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@Elle_Skeldon #OneIsTheLonliest#
My favorite lone character- is Sarah of Longbourn. It‘s been a while since I read this book- but her strength and determination through even the loneliest of times was inspiring and beautiful. She pales only to Jane Erye- who is my hero in every aspect and who I could also choose for this.
The writer captured this story beautifully!!!! ❤️ #giveaway 😍🙌🏻 thanks for throwing a giveaway!

Elle_Skeldon I am really interested in reading this! Sounds like a fabulous character! Thanks for entering!! 📚🤓📚 2y
Amabear @Elle_Skeldon it really is!!! Her story is amazing 2y
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Court7
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Pickpick

Jane Austen could not be described as an Upstairs, Downstairs but here Jo Baker provides a beautiful downstairs accompaniment to the well loved Pride and Prejudice. The story and characters could certainly stand on their own but the backdrop of familiar Longbourn and the Bennett's tale make it even more enjoyable.

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Serenity_Within86
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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What do you do if you can't sleep? You read of course!!

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Wandering_Resident
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Got this from the library this afternoon, and I‘m enjoying it a lot! It helps to have coffee in a Christmas mug, a cat on your lap, and a blanket, of course.

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Centique
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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Merry Christmas from NZ 🎄🎄🎄🎅🤶- we‘re the first to see the new day and the first place Santa visits. Look at my book haul! 😳😳😳💕

rohit-sawant Merry Christmas! 🎄 2y
kathedron Happy Christmas! 2y
Centique Merry Christmas @rohit-sawant @River_Voice hope it is full of love where you are 💕 2y
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LeahBergen So many great ones in that stack! Happy Holidays! 2y
Centique @LeahBergen seasons greetings Leah! I‘ve been completely spoiled 😁💕 2y
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Excellent! Go Santa!! 2y
Andrew65 Merry Christmas 🎄 I loved 2y
Zelma Nice haul! 👍 2y
quirkyreader You got plenty of good ones. 2y
Cinfhen Wonderful 2y
Jas16 Such a great selection! Enjoy! 2y
Kalalalatja Lovely stack! 2y
batsy Merry Christmas! What a lovely array of books 😍 2y
Centique Thanks! @Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Andrew65 @Zelma @quirkyreader @Cinfhen @Jas16 @Kalalalatja @batsy hope you‘re having a lovely day wherever each of you are! I just said goodbye to 25 people from my family for lunch. Now my lovely in laws will arrive and hopefully we‘ll have a relaxed dinner on the deck as the sun gets cooler 🎄🌞 2y
Cinfhen Like your new photo 💟 2y
Reggie Merry Christmas @Centique!!!! 2y
Centique @Cinfhen thanks! A bit more up to date this one 😊 2y
Centique @Reggie merry Christmas! Hope it‘s a very happy one for you my friend 🎄🎅💕 2y
Cinfhen Merry Christmas @Reggie 🎄🎄🎄❤️ 2y
Reggie Merry Christmas @Cinfhen!!!! Hope your Mediterranean breakfast was delicious 😋. 2y
RachelO Merry Christmas! That looks like a wonderful selection! 📚📚📚 2y
Centique @RachelO thanks! And merry Christmas to you and yours 💕🎄. I‘m a bit overwhelmed with getting so many! Where will I ever start? 😳😳😳 2y
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tpixie
Longbourn | Jo Baker
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What a great year of reading so many different kinds of books from my 11 new #CoverToCover friends!! I can‘t wait to continue our adventure together next year!! #LitsyGoesPostal AND I‘ve reached 20,000 Litfluence!!

Mommamanzi Congrats! I loooooved Longbourn! ❤️ 2y
BrainyHeroine I'm excited to get my book back soon!!! And to also read a lot less Austen stuff next year :-p 2y
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tpixie @Mommamanzi it was fun reading a different perspective!! 2y
BrainyHeroine Y'all killed me with it this year!! 2y
Marmie7 Loved this one too! The variety was amazing! 2y
sammisho @BrainyHeroine Austen is amazing!!!😂 2y
sammisho I am excited to get Longbourne back and start next cycle! 2y
tpixie @Marmie7 yes, we had a great variety of books! @sammisho you‘ll be getting it soon!!! 2y
Cinfhen Congrats 💕🎉💕🎉 2y
tpixie @Cinfhen thx!! 2y
Coco Yay congratulations 🎉🎈 2y
tpixie @Coco thx! Litsy is such a fun place! 2y
Faibka Congrats! 2y
tpixie @Faibka thx! 2y
CoverToCoverGirl Great read! 2y
EmilyChristine Yay! I‘ve had so much fun doing this too! I can‘t wait for the next round. 😁 2y
Mccall0113 Great experience! 2y
tpixie @CoverToCoverGirl yes it was! 2y
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