Roaring Book Press, $16.95
Alice, the smart middle child in a blue-collar family,
identifies with Mary, the middle child in Jane Austen's Pride and
Prejudice. when Alice enters Mary's world and makes changes in
both their lives, she learns that first impressions aren't always right.
Marilyn Sachs says, "Jane Austen
comforts me when times are hard, and she reminds me how funny, precious,
and delightful this world is, as well as the people (or most of them)
"... light hearted contemporary story about the
joy and stress of family, friendship, reading and love." --
"...sweetly contemporary and much fun to read."
"Good fun for old fans of Sachs ... and potential
new ones too." -- Horn Book