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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 Vilma/AR yesterday

Just finished listening to Doris Roberts' book, Like Laugh and Lasagne.  She played the mother in TV series, Everybody Loves Raymond.  Funny and very touching book. Must be a short book just 3 CDs.

I just started listening to Betty White's "Here We Go Again"  another funny and touching story.  Love reading auto biography.  Another short book, just 3 CDs.

Comment by handstitcher/IL on Saturday
The annual library used book sale starts this morning. I've got my list ready!
Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on April 29, 2016 at 2:56am
You are right Amanda!..Ellen, where are you?..we sure miss you!!..please check in, so we know that you are fine!!
...I finally am reading your Louise Penny books...I,am starting with "The Beautiful Mystery" .....I know Amanda, how much you love reading about Inspector Gamache...I am really excited to start the adventure into his world....thanks for the recommendation!!
Comment by Amanda Best on April 28, 2016 at 4:12pm

I haven't read that series, handstitcher, I keep meaning to look for it at the library, or just go ahead and buy the first one, but I forget to for some reason.

I remember reading one book by Jude Deveraux years ago, but I don't recall what it was called.

I finished Gone with the Wind and went to the library the next day to pick up Scarlett, by Alexandra Ripley. I haven't been able to put it down, either.

I started two new audio books one is the second of the Valentine trilogy by Adriana Trigiani. I agree, handstitcher the second Big Stone Gap book wasn't nearly as good as the first one. I haven't tried the third, yet. The other audio book I started was a cozy mystery called It Takes a Witch by Heather Blake.

I was just thinking about Ellen and missing her on here, so if you happen to notice this message, Ellen say hi, we miss your posts and great reading recommendations!

Comment by Vilma/AR on April 24, 2016 at 4:59pm

I checked out some of the suggested writers here and found Aurora Teagarden's books have been Hallmark movies. 

Comment by Vilma/AR on April 24, 2016 at 4:02pm

Hi, I am still listening to Debbie Macomber Rose harbor Inn Series.  Trying to look for a couple new writers to read, i made a list of the ones suggested here.  Will check it out. 

Comment by handstitcher/IL on April 22, 2016 at 5:17am
Amanda, I read the first two Big Stone Gap books. I really liked the first, while the second was just OK. I started the third, but gave it up. I should give it another try one of these days.

Did anyone read the Aurora Teagarden mystery series about a small town librarian in the south? It was an 8 book series I really enjoyed. I just saw that the author, after 10 years, has decided to add another book to the series to be published in the fall. Can't wait!
Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on April 19, 2016 at 7:10am

Reading Jude Deveraux's The Mulberry Tree.  About 100 pages in and I'm enjoying it.

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on April 19, 2016 at 6:33am
I am readin another. Rhys Bowen..Bless the Bride....definitely read them in order...she ties one book into another
Comment by Amanda Best on April 12, 2016 at 1:31pm

I just started the newest shopaholic novel, Shopaholic to the Rescue and I am loving it already. Her books are always good for a laugh!

Another author whom I have just discovered is: Adriana Trigiani. I read the first two books in the Big Stone Gap series and I am reading another first in a trilogy called Very Valentine. I am really enjoying them. Does any one else like her books?

 

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