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Author: Karey White
Release Date: July 2013
4 STARS: I Really Liked It
This was such a cute story. Do you love Pride and Prejudice? I do! Have you ever thought about what Mr. Darcy would be like in a modern setting? Maybe back in the 1800s it was better to be quiet and aloof instead of funny and friendly. Mr. Darcy in the 21st century would be a total snob and stiff!
As a teenager Lizzie fell in love with Mr. Darcy in the 2005 movie version of Pride and Prejudice. She decided she would marry a man like him or not marry at all. Her friend felt it was time to intervene to save her from herself. Lizzie was challenged to go on ten dates with the next guy that asked her out. Chad was the lucky man. Chad was so sweet and funny and fun to be around. When her vision of Mr. Darcy finally walked into her life everything turned upside down though.
It was funny but sometimes painful to watch Lizzie flounder around. I just hoped she wouldn’t ruin her life with her crazy expectations! The poor girl was so confused about what kind of man she should date. It definitely got tiresome to watch her make dumb decisions over and over again. I understood the reason for it, but it still got old and almost made me not like Lizzie anymore.
Did I enjoy this read? Yes! Lizzie had a real reason for her choices no matter how misconstrued they were. Silly girl was all I could say. I really enjoyed the interior design parts of the book. Lizzie graduated in interior design and wanted to make that her career. The design details made me want to decorate my house!
My Own Mr. Darcy showed a modern girl reach for her dreams. It was a cute and light read fans of Pride and Prejudice retellings will enjoy.
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Sexual Content: mild ( kissing )
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She loves to travel, read, bake treats, and spend time with family and friends. She and her husband are the parents of four great children. She teaches summer creative writing courses to young people and is currently working on her next book.
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4 thoughts on “Blog Tour with Review & Giveaway: My Own Mr. Darcy by Karey White”
Heather- Yes check this one out. It was fun! I LOVED Austenland the movie! Hilarious! Seriously the book was not that funny, but the movie was a laugh the entire way through. I want to go see it again. I'm laughing just thinking about it!
Karey- And thank YOU for writing a great book to read!
I do love Pride and Prejudice! Thanks for bringing this one to my attention. I'll have to check it out. I still need to see Austenland, too. Have you seen it yet?
Thanks for taking the time to read my book and for not giving up on Lizzie when she was silly and unrealistic. I'm glad you enjoyed it!