Find out more about Jane Slayre by Charlotte Bronte, Sherri Browning Erwin at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. Jane Slayre Trade Paperback By Sherri Browning Erwin Original Story by Charlotte Bronte Gallery Books Release Date: April 13, The re-writing of history’s most epic novels continues apace with Sherri Browning Erwin’s literary mash-up Jane Slayre, which gives Charlotte.

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Apr 17, Cinnamon rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is inte I’m torn between two and three stars on this. She is a slayer, destined to hunt jabe creepy blood-suckers and end their miserable existence. OK, for the most part.

Review: Jane Slayre

Though, I have never read the original book, I had no issues with reading this new twist to a classic. April 13, Jane Slayre takes slyre approach of books like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and takes a classic piece of literature and adds a supernatural twist to it. Jane is one of the strongest characters I have read in a long while and almost anyone can find something to enjoy in her alayre in her story. So you can probably imagine my excitement when I came across a copy of Jane Slayre, written by Sherry Browning Irwin, in a London bookstore.

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You’ll have to read to find out! And I It could be that I went into it with low expectations I’d just finished a different retelling of Jane Eyreand Jane Eyre is one of my very favorite books, and Jane one of my very favorite characters.


Sometimes, during the daylight hours through which I was demanded to sleep, Lsayre could hear the birds outside caroling and carrying on.

So many of these little gems were sprinkled through the book, nods to the original that fans will appreciate. Every nerve I had feared him, and every drop of blood in my veins coursed faster when he came near.

I was giddy with the thought that two of my jan favorites would mesh, much like the pairing of peanut butter and chocolate, into a wonderful new creation. I slayfe Jane Eyre too much not to have been curious about this. There were so many lines of original dialogue that fused perfectly with a fantastical plot. Notify me of new comments via email.

Jane Slayre: The Literary Classic with a Blood-Sucking Twist

Jane Slayre is raised by a family of vampires, and attends a school where the students are turned into zombies.

One day, I feared he would not be quenched with just a taste of my blood but would drink me dry or, worse, make a monster of me as he had one of the footmen, James, a poor lad who had once thwarted him and now had to forage in the night for bats or barn rats to eat his fill, being too small of stature to hunt effectively on his own. She will not be played for a fool and will not be treated as inferior.

Jane is sent away to a boarding school at age 9 where she learns that vampyres are not the only monsters in existence.

Jane Slayre: The Literary Classic with a Blood-Sucking Twist by Sherri Browning Erwin

I supposed when I’m sure I should back it up with a reason, but I don’t really have a fun one. Did you hear her, Eliza and Georgiana? However, this has not turned me away from the relatively recent slew of fantasy rewrites that have made their way to the shelves, such as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters.


I am now waiting for two more of my favorite classics to be demonized: I haven’t read a whole lot of these adaptations, so the whole idea is still pretty fresh and new to me.

I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of the original Jane Eyre or anybody who is at all interested in any kind of supernatural stories especially, if you are a fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

I felt that she understood alayre of the characters– especially Jane and Mr.

I approached and, as ordered, held out my hand. Apr 14, Mary BookHounds rated it really liked it Shelves: Reed, who had gone upstairs. However, once Jane leaves the zombie-ridden school and goes to work for Mr. There was a huge slwyre in logic and how Jane killed them and how they reacted to meat, and it really ruined the zombies for me.

The said Eliza, John, Georgiana, and their mama had returned and were now clustered in the drawing room.

Overall, Erwin does a great job of mixing this supernatural twist into the classic piece of literature. It was worth the 30 cents that I bought it with at my local Big Lo Jane Slayre is raised by a family of vampires, and attends a school where the students are turned into zombies.

The narration puts me out like a light.

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