Among the Janeites was published on August 6, 2013.
--In the New York Times Book Review, Jane Smiley calls Among the Janeites a "playful exploration of Austen obsession. . . . amusing and sometimes mind-boggling," with a "light but precise" tone.
--Kirkus Reviews calls Deborah Yaffe "a smart reader and a shrewd but sympathetic judge of character."
--HuffPost includes Among the Janeites on its list of "10 Essential Reads for Janeites," calling it "a fun, and at times touching, chronicle of a vibrant literary community."
--The Daily Beast describes Among the Janeites as "compulsively readable."
--O, the Oprah Magazine finds Among the Janeites "witty."
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--Bust Magazine calls the book "fun and quirky."
[October/November 2013 issue -- not available on line.]
--Jane Austen's Regency World calls the book "an irresistible read" that "informs, intrigues -- and makes you laugh out loud, quite a lot."
[September/October 2013 issue, pp. 58-59 -- not available online]
--Amazon Vine reviewers praise Among the Janeites:
--"A delight from beginning to end." (L.M. Young)
--"A treasure chest of fun." (Jaylia3)
--"If you read no other collateral Jane Austen literature this year, then let it be this book." (Robert J. Newell)
--Austenprose gives Among the Janeites "6 out of 5 Regency stars," describing the book as "a delightfully perceptive and entertaining romp."
--AustenBlog describes Among the Janeites as "the most thoroughly enjoyable Austen-related book we’ve read in some time."
--Modern Mrs. Darcy calls Among the Janeites "insightful, entertaining, and surprisingly humorous. . . . recommended reading for Janeites everywhere."
--Shelf Awareness calls Among the Janeites "witty, informative, clever and warmhearted."
--PopMatters finds Among the Janeites "delightful."
--Paul R. Waibel finds the book "delightful."
--The Book Rat says Among the Janeites "deserves a spot in your Janeite collection."
--Jane Austen Reviews finds the book "an illuminating picture of the current state of Austen fandom."
--In the Direction of Our Dreams thought the book was "a hoot."
--Jane Austen Reviews finds Among the Janeites "easy to read and fun."
--Austen in Boston calls the book "a quick and delightful trip."
--The blog of the Central New Jersey Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America gives Among the Janeites "5 of 5 stars."
--Beth Fish Reads lists the book among "Three Great Reads for Jane Austen Fans."
--Any Good Books/Mixed Reviews enjoys "the many pleasurable details of Yaffe's journalistic adventure."
--Book reviewer Melissa Palmer calls Among the Janeites "a must-read. . .for any true Austen fan."
--On her blog TBR 313, Houston-area Janeite Lisa May calls Among the Janeites "interesting and entertaining."
--Scandalous Women calls the book "lovely. . . a love letter to Jane Austen."
--The Literary Omnivore finds "a lot to learn and a lot to be charmed at" in the pages of Among the Janeites.
--Diary of an Eccentric gives Among the Janeites five stars, calling it "difficult to put down" and "a perfect gift for the Janeite in your life."
--Shelf Love says the book "makes me wish I could go to a JASNA meeting."
--"This book gave me great joy," says Living Read Girl.
--BookNAround calls Among the Janeites "a fun and entertaining insider's view."
--The UBS Otago Review of Books finds Among the Janeites "witty, wryly affectionate. . . interesting and just great fun."
--The Ladies Finger! finds Among the Janeites "lively" and "delightful."
--Esther's Narrative praises the book for "a great balance of humor and affection."
--Degrees of Affection says Among the Janeites "has shot to near the top of my all time favorite books."
--Murder By Death calls the book "an excellent read."
--Staff of the Provo (UT) City Library call Among the Janeites "entertaining and yet thought-provoking."
--Book Trib calls Among the Janeites, and other memoirs of bookish lives, "delightful."
--A Living Pencil calls Among the Janeites "an entertaining read."
--Jenessa of Thoughts from Nowhere says Among the Janeites is "a great read" that "shows how universal Jane Austen can be."
--On her blog, Dori-Ann Granger says the book is "an enjoyable and fair look at the various aspect of a fandom."
--Girl With Her Head in a Book says Among the Janeites is "a very warm and upbeat exploration of all the many, many different ways in which people have expressed their love for all things Austen."
--In First Things, Deborah Yaffe writes about Jane Austen's novella Lady Susan and Whit Stillman's novel and film based on it.
--NJ Spotlight includes an excerpt from Among the Janeites in its "Summer Reading" series.
--"The Author's Corner on Public Radio" includes two segments featuring Deborah Yaffe reading from Among the Janeites.
--The New York Times mentions Among the Janeites in a roundup of recent Austen news and tests Janeite expertise with a trivia quiz that includes some questions set by Deborah Yaffe.
--BuzzFeed puts Among the Janeites on its list of "47 Incredibly Unique Books to Buy Everyone on Your List."
--Quirk Books includes Among the Janeites on a list of "Ten Books Inspired by Jane Austen," calling it "a touching tribute to how we express our Austen love."
--El País, the international Spanish-language daily, includes Among the Janeites in a roundup of Austen-related books.
--In a column about the lost art of letter-writing, in the Orange County Register, an old friend and former colleague of Deborah Yaffe's mentions Among the Janeites. (Subscription required to read in full.)
--USA Today quotes Deborah Yaffe in a story on the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.