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  1. Rec 49

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    Jeff called her Mrs. Lonelyhearts, and called him the Songwriter. But they looked out their windows too ...

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    26 Jul 2020

  2. Rec 36

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    Anne Elliot unexpectedly gets recruited to the Aerial Service. Frederick Wentworth is forced to wait and does not enjoy it.

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    11 Jun 2020

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    Anne Ilao has always put her family first. It's the Filipino American way. Her father and sister, Walter and Eliza, cared more about their friends. Her sister, Maria, cared too much about everything - but especially her in-laws. So, it has always been up to Anne to care about the family as a whole. It's what she promised her mom she would do, before she passed.

    The one time she considered refusing this job, letting her family fend for themselves, was about 8 years ago. The year she met Erick Wentworth. He left (she broke both of their hearts), but now he's back.

    Anne is forced to confront her past, the one she's been trying very hard to forget, and confront her present. Is this the life she wants? Or really - can she go after the life she wants?

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    20 May 2020

  4. Public Bookmark 21

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    The year 1796 sees England as a scandal-ridden country. Forced marriages are all too common, fathers of young ladies make sure to always have a marriage license ready, wealthy gentlemen make sure to never be alone in a room with a female, not even their own mothers. In the county of Hertfordshire, for example, no fewer than 78 % of the newly-wed couples give ‘to avoid a scandal’ as the main reason for their marriage (compared to 43 % in 1785), a recent survey showed.

     

     

    Dire times force the British government to enact drastic measures, and Elizabeth Bennet is forced to seek out the education of a chaperon in order to comply with the new laws.

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    12 May 2020

  5. Rec 15

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    Upon being introduced to Captain Harville, Anne had thought herself imagining the swift, assessing look that those keen eyes laid upon her.

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    08 May 2020