Today marks what would have been Jane Austen¹s 238th birthday. To commemorate this legendary author, Open Road Media has given their readers two presents to share.
First, Jane Austen meets Mean Girls, Austin Powers, and Groundhog Day. Sound too good to be true? It¹s not! They have all come together to help you figure out ³7 ways to celebrate Jane Austen¹s birthday.²
And second, Matchmaking. Like the way stormy weather, class disputes, and Lydia Bennet, runs rampant in Jane Austen¹s novels, Open Road have decided to try their hand at their very Austen activity. They have matched up some of Austen's most beloved characters with an array of picks from contemporary literature across all genres, including works by Gloria Steinem, Barbara Pym, and Dorothy Sayers to name a few. So, Austen fans: Meet Your Match.