Challenge: Adventures in Austen

Celebrate Jane Austen's world of manners, schemes, money, and romance!

When you complete 3 tasks, you will earn 30 points and a badge.

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Task

•Read or listen to one of Jane Austen's most famous original works: Pride and Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility, Persuasion, or Emma.

•Read or listen to one of Jane Austen's lesser known original works: Lady Susan, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, or Sandition.

•Watch or stream a movie adaptation of one of Jane Austen's original works.

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  • Explore one of these stories that reimagine one of Jane's originals:
  • Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
  • Pride by Ibi Zoboi
  • Eligible by Curtis Settenfeld
  • Longbourn by Jo Baker
  • Death Comes to Pemberly by PD James
  • Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Ben H. Winters
  • Emma by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid
  • If I Loved You Less by Noelle Adams
  • My Lady's Choosing: An Interactive Romance Novel by Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris
  • Unleashing Mr. Darcy by Teri Wilson
  • Explore one of these stories that reimagines or is inspired by Jane Austen's life and work:
  • The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn
  • The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen by Syrie James
  • Jane Austen Ruined My Life by Beth Pattill
  • Just Jane by Nancy Moser
  • Austenland by Shannon Hale
  • The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
  • The Jane Austen Mysteries by Stephanie Barron
  • Jane Austen Made Me Do It by Margaret Sullivan et al.
  • Watch or Stream a spin-off inspired by Jane's life or works, such as:
  • Lost in Austen
  • Austenland
  • The Jane Austen Book Club
  • Becoming Jane
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
  • Clueless
  • Bridget Jones Diary
  • From Prada to Nada
  • Bride and Prejudice
Read The Best of Jane Austen Knits: 27 Regency-Inspired Designs
Read Dancing with Mr. Darcy: Stories Inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House Library
Read Jane and Dorothy: A True Tale of Sense and Sensibility: The Lives of Jane Austen and Dorothy Wordsworth by Marian Veevers
Read Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley
Read Jane Austen Embroidery: Regency Patterns Reimagined for Modern Stitchers by Jennie Batchelor
Read Tea with Jane Austen by Kim Wilson