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Here's a great place for fellow bookworms to chat about what they're reading or have read.  Whether it be fiction or non-fiction let's hear some suggestions and reviews from stitchers who like to read.

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If you could...

Started by quiltingmama. Last reply by Kitty Pearl Nov 4, 2015. 10 Replies

If you could write a book (or if you have) what would it be (genre) and why??I'm curious because I've always thought it would be fun to write a book.  :-)Continue

Favorite Reading Books from your Children

Started by Kathy Koehler Holm. Last reply by NC from PA May 31, 2015. 7 Replies

Tell me what books your children enjoyed hearing you read/or they read?..so I can pass on the same joy to children, reading your books to them in the school library, come Fall.

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Favorite books to Read!!

Started by Kathy Koehler Holm. Last reply by Kathy Koehler Holm May 17, 2015. 54 Replies

Miss Read..author...Friends of Thrush, Christmas Village, Farther Afield, Over the Gate, Village .affairs,No Holly for Miss Guinn..etc.Simon Brett..author..Mrs.Pargetter, mysteriesAnn…Continue

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Comment by Amanda Best yesterday

I was surprised by that, too, Janet!

I loved the first Mary Russell\Sherlock book, Kathy, I forget to look for the next one. 

I think that is my favorite of Fannie Flagg's books so far. I went to the library after work yesterday, and they had The Whole Town's Talking, so now I am in the first few pages of it. I love starting a new book, like the start of a new adventure.

Comment by Janet/MO on Saturday

My friend Michelle loved the Ann Perry books, but so far I have never read any of them. 

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on Saturday
I too, loved the book "All Girl's Filling Station"...I am once again working on my Laurie King books..about the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and his wife..excellent writer...the new book is called "the Bones of Paris"..I can't get over how fast these writers just whip out these books plus complicated story lines!..amazing!..I am never disappointed in Miss Kings books..jammed packed with adventure...plus a fat and meaty book...I just love that period of time, when these books were written about...Ann Perry's books are the same....
Comment by Janet/MO on Friday

I loved the All Girl's Filling Station. One of my all time favorite books. I didn't know that Jewel had written a memoir. I was very surprised when she & her husband got divorced.

Comment by Amanda Best on Thursday

I seem to remember looking at it, and it seemed like it was going to be really sad, so I passed it by.

I just finished The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night Time, it was really good, sad, but very readable.

I also finished The All Girls Filling Station, so I am going to pick up The Whole Town is Talking next time I can get to the library.

Also I finished Never Broken, which is the singer Jewel's memoir, it was very good. 

Comment by Vilma/AR on March 17, 2017 at 5:30am

It is a good book.  It a memoir of the author and he had a hard life.  I am pass half way of the book.  Of course,  I only listen to it when I and driving and none of my driving is more a a few minutes and that is why it is taking me a long time to finish it.  It is a big book with 12 CDs.  I think I read somewhere that it on the "100 books you have to read before you die".  Two of my friends recommended it so I am reading it. 

Comment by Amanda Best on March 16, 2017 at 10:06pm

I have heard of that book, Vilma, but haven't read it, what do you think so far?

Comment by Vilma/AR on March 12, 2017 at 1:26am

I am listening to Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt in the car.  It has 9 CDs and it is taking me a long time to finish it.  It is due tomorrow, so I need to renew it.  

Comment by Amanda Best on March 10, 2017 at 1:58pm

The latest Karen White book was great, I couldn't put it down, I hope she continues the series for many more House on Tradd Street books.

I am almost done with Can't Wait to Get to Heaven, by Fannie Flagg, and then I think all I have left to reread is The All Girls Filling Station, before I can read her new one, which I am really looking forward to.

I also reread The Quilt That Walked to Golden, by Sandra Dallas, it is a great one.

Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on February 23, 2017 at 7:09pm

I loved Test of Faith.  I'm reading Dream When You're Feeling Blue by Elizabeth Berg.  Very good so far; about three sisters during WWII.

 

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