Bloomsbury Girls - Book Review

Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner — Book Review

  From the desk of Syrie James I enjoyed Natalie Jenner’s debut novel The Jane Austen Society and was excited...
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My Magical PBS SANDITON Lawn Party & Screening Event!

  I enjoyed the most thrilling evening sponsored by PBS and Masterpiece Theater to celebrate Season 2 of SANDITON, their...
Sanditon Season 2

8 Reasons Why I Love SANDITON, BRIDGERTON, and Other Stories Set in Jane Austen’s Regency Era

Photo: James Pardon/Courtesy of PBS   I have a soft spot for historical fiction—be it a...
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Jane and the Year Without a Summer by Stephanie Barron – Book Review

  From the desk of Syrie James I have a soft spot in my heart for the Being a Jane...
7 Ways My Real Life Romance Inspired Floating on Air

7 Ways My Real-Life Romance Inspired FLOATING ON AIR

  My contemporary romance novel Floating on Air (Book 1 in my Struck By Love series), about the whirlwind love...
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The Siren of Sussex by Mimi Matthews – Book Review

  From the desk of Syrie James Can a daring, independent-minded equestrian and a brilliant, half-Indian dressmaker overcome the pressures...
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8 Things I Love About the 80s

  I’m feeling nostalgic about the 1980s. I set two of my novels in that awesome era, a decade that...
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Victorian Christmas Traditions

  I put up my Christmas tree last weekend (I love how it makes the house look so sparkly and...
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The London House by Katherine Reay — Book Review

From the desk of Syrie James I love historical fiction, women's fiction, and novels with multiple timelines. It’s a challenging...
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Haunting Halloween Giveaway!

Dear Readers, ‘Tis the season for things that go bump in the night! To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the...