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New Release (Audiobook) Review! ELIGIBLE by Curtis Sittenfeld (The Austen Project #4–a P&P retelling)

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld   Synopsis: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help—and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray. Youngest sisters Kitty and Lydia are too busy with their CrossFit workouts and Paleo diets…

Saturday Morning Video: PBS News Hour’s Interview with Curtis Sittenfeld, Author of ELIGIBLE

I was trying to read (aka listen to) THE CLOSER YOU COME by Gena Showalter and having a tough time connecting with the characters, so yesterday I put it aside at least for awhile because I’ve been dying to listen to… ELIGIBLE by Curtis Sittenfeld! My first book by her, but not my first P&P retelling (obviously)–I’m still in the early bits, but I like it so far. (Though I just want to smack Liz every time the married boyfriend comes up. Yep. A married. Boyfriend. And he’s such a…well, I’ll let you make your own decision on that. Let’s…

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