As part of Hallmark’s February event Loveuary, the family network is hosting a Virtual Book Club.
The first two books discussed will be Jane Austen novels. Jenny Forwark, Hallmark Channel’s Chief Fan Officer who said:
“Here, fans will be able to discuss the Loveuary premieres, Jane Austen’s legacy, and the importance of female-focused storytelling.”
There is a special link available on the official Hallmark Channel website here.
Interested fans can now register for the first two dates. The first two books for discussion are Pride & Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility.
Loveuary boasts Austen themed movies throughout February. Starting with Paging Mr. Darcy, starring Mallory Jansen and Will Kemp premiering on Saturday 3 February at 8/7c. In this movie a love of Jane Austen’s stories helps two people to overcome their pride and admit to their belief in love.
Then, on February 10 is Love & Jane, in which An American in Austen features a librarian who thinks that no man can live up to Mr. Darcy and gets an unexpected chance to find out if that’s true. The movie, starring Eliza Bennett, Nicholas Bishop, and Nell Barlow, will air on February 17. And to cap it off is Hallmark Mahogany’s “sumptuously beautiful adaptation” of Sense & Sensibility, starring Deborah Ayorinde, Bethany Antonia, Dan Jeannotte, and Akil Largie.
“Jane Austen’s stories are timeless and continue to resonate with readers and viewers of all ages. Our movies will bring her beloved characters to life in fresh, new ways and honor the many women who continue to be inspired by them,” said Lisa Hamilton Daly, Executive Vice President, Programming, Hallmark Media, in a statement.
Will you be signing up to the Virtual Book Club?