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What Quiltmakers Read

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 here some suggestions and reviews from stitchers who like to read.

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Favorite books to Read!!

Started by Kathy Koehler Holm. Last reply by Barbara S/IL Jun 8. 48 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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Favorite Reading Books from your Children

Started by Kathy Koehler Holm. Last reply by Ellen Pearce May 28. 5 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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If you could...

Started by quiltingmama. Last reply by quiltingmama Mar 4. 6 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

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Comment by Ellen Pearce 2 hours ago

Thanks for tip on new Sandra Dallas book.  Her early books were the best but I have enjoyed all but one. I just couldn't get into Tallgrass.  Has anyone read it?  I am wondering if I should tackle it again.

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm 13 hours ago
I just came from Guttenberg..and downloaded more of Willa Cather's books..this time..the Troll Garden and her Short Stories..I had no idea that she had written so much material..I can tell..I will be on this site reading for a long while..I just love her colorful style and use of language!
Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm 14 hours ago
Girls, I think you hit the jack pot on these authors!!..soon wonderful!!..I can see, my Resource Librarian and I are going to get better acquainted, to order these books for me!..LOL...I think my library has become a place where the homeless hang out..but I don't think to read!! Sad state of affairs!
Comment by Vilma/AR 14 hours ago

Handstitcher,  I have read Prayers for Sale by Sandra Dallas.  I will be good to read her new book, A Quilt for Christmas.  

Comment by handstitcher/IL 15 hours ago

I, too, enjoyed the Diary of Mattie Spenser. If I remember correctly, there was a little cross-over between that book and Alice's Tulips and also with Prayers for Sale. Sandra Dallas also has a new book out called A Quilt for Christmas. I haven't read it yet, but it takes place during the Civil War.

Comment by Ellen Pearce 16 hours ago

Kathy-Have you read Barbara Pym's books?  If you like Miss Read, you will probably like her.  I've had to search for her books because our library doesn't have her books.  Another author I like is Penelope Lively.  The last one I read was about a small insignificant incident and all that happened in people's lives because of it.

Comment by Ellen Pearce 17 hours ago

I haven't seen the sisters series.  I did read the first 2 or 3 of the poor relations series.  They were clever as Beaton always is.  I'll have to get a used copy or listen on audible.  Our library only has the Hamish and Agatha series.

Comment by Ellen Pearce 17 hours ago

I'm enjoying listening to The Virginian.  The stories remind me of Wagon Train for some reason.  I liked the cowboy shows.  

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm 18 hours ago
Great Vicki..I love Beaton!..i haven't read or heard of the Six Sisters!..I will search for it!..and thanks for Mary Ellen Taylor !!..sounds like fun!
Comment by Vicki Fox 19 hours ago

Kathy, the author of Union Street Bakery is Mary Ellen Taylor. It is one of a series. Ellen, I'm glad I could help :)

I have started listening to an M.C. Beaton series...The Six Sisters. I checked out #1 - Minerva & #2 - (something about) Annabelle. I have a terrible time with titles, lol. I was going to get another Agatha Raisin but they were all gone! I am enjoying Minerva though. These take place in the 1800's & are about a vicar who would rather hunt, who tries to marry off his daughters. You might like them Kathy...

 
 
 

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