Perennially popular, the Jane Austen market grows and grows An online TV series called Sex and the Austen Girl, based on Confessions of a Jane Austen Addictand Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict, is airing in the lead-up to publication at www.babelgum.com Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict has sold over 31,000 copies This perfect package will appeal to traditional Austen fans and people who want a great relaxing read to curl up with
Laurie Viera Rigler's first novel, Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict, is the parallel story to Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict. Laurie is also the creator of Sex and the Austen Girl, the Babelgum comedy web series inspired by Laurie's Austen Addict novels. A longtime resident of the very same Echo Park/Silverlake neighborhood in Los Angeles in which Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict is set, Laurie now lives in nearby Pasadena, California, with her filmmaker husband and their cat. Her online home is at janeaustenaddict.com.
PRAISE FOR CONFESSIONS OF A JANE AUSTEN ADDICT 'Laurie Viera Rigler's Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict leads the field' The Times 'An enjoyable romp, stuffed with Austen prototypes...highly diverting' Guardian 'Great fun ... I'm not ashamed to say that I spent a blissful day with it Francesca Segal, Observer 'A charming novel ... Rigler writers beautifully' www.austenblog.com