“Enthusiasm, like Pride and Prejudice, bubbles over with romantic misunderstandings and comic confusion.” —The New York Times Book Review. “ Winsome. “When someone asks for a reading suggestion, Enthusiasm is the first word off my tongue.” –Stephenie Meyer, author of Twilight “There is little more. Julie Lefkowitz knows where her allegience lies — and it’s all with Ashleigh Rossi, her childhood best friend and serious Enthusiast. Ashleigh’s.

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Julie’s best friend, Ashleigh, is an enthusiast. Now Julie’s friend will only wear long skirts and speaks in the archaic language of Georgian England.

I might just check it out again to get myself in a good mood. A charming romantic comedy.

To view it, click here. May 01, Kylara Jensen added it Shelves: I was pleased to read the same creative, believable and insightful voice I remembered from that time sshulman despite her youth. In high school she worked as a page at the New York P Polly Shulman has edited and written articles about books, infinity, edible jellyfish, planets, circuses, and many other subjects for the New York Times, Science, Salon, and many other publications.


Book review: ‘Enthusiasm’ by Polly Shulman

And they get a lot reasonably well, because of their respect and patience for each other. It was absolutely, totally fun and adorable! Austenland Austenlandbook 1 Shannon Hale. Product details File Size: Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman. There was never a doubt in my mind as to the ending it is, after all, a romance, and a YA o I love Jane Austen.

I read Polly Shulman’s Grimm Legacy series of books, which were very sweet, and got around to reading her first young adult novel, Enthusiasm. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I speak from bitter experience.


You see Ashleigh has enthusiadm tendency to become deeply, passionately obsessed with something, committing her whole lif Do you adore Jane Austin? Ashleigh whulman on finding love.

The Last Best Kiss. I loved the happy ending despite the believable throes of adolescent angst. Definitely need to go check that one out since I read this one in a single sitting. Now that she had decided to enact a year-old love story with us as the heroines, I was afraid the results would be mortifying.

Enthusiasm by Polly Shulman

But Ashleigh can’t just appreciate it as a great read; she insists on emulating the novel’s heroines, in speech, enthusiaem, and the most important element of all – finding True Love. There’s a lot of miscommunication, embarrassing situations and angsty moments before the love knot can be untangled and Julie finds her Mr.


In my experience, at least, boys who hadn’t spent a lot of time around girls were less likely, not more, to behave themselves.

Unfortunately, they both fall for the same one: View all 3 comments. On se demande un peu pourquoi Jane Austen prend autant de place dans le titre alors que sa place dans l’histoire est si superficielle et anecdotique.

When Ashleigh zeros in on the one thing Julie is actually enthusiams about, in her quiet, reverent way, ethusiasm knows there’s no use trying to dissuade her. Sep 17, Valerie rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 08, Kirk rated it it was amazing Shelves: This has included things from candy making, reptiles, favorite rock bands, the Little House books, and now Pride and Prejudice. It is a clean, sweet story that I would recommend for pre-teen girls and up.

To complicate matters further, there’s enthusiadm suitor vying for Julie’s attention Mr.