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Win a copy of Lizzie Bennet's Diary through LibraryThing

May 25, 2019

Have a LibraryThing account? Through May 31, 2019 Lizzie Bennet's Diary will be available for request on the Member Giveaway page. Up to one hundred winners will receive links to the EPUB, MOBI, and PDF files on June 1.

Lizzie Bennet's Diary Now Available in Paperback!

April 21, 2019

I released Lizzie Bennet's Diary in paperback and eBook formats through Lulu. See purchase information on my Books page.

Cover of Lizzie Bennet's Diary by T. K. Marnell

Cover of Lizzie Bennet's Diary

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