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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 handstitcher/IL on November 1, 2017 at 2:19pm
Good to hear from you Kathy! I was wondering where you've been and hoping all was well.
Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on November 1, 2017 at 2:03pm
Hi Gals, been under the weather taking care of Big John..sorry that I have missed you!!..your new books sound fabulous!..I must look those up at my library!!..sounds like just what I need!!..my Julie brought over a huge bag of chocolate ...she said that is what the doctor ordered...help me with the blues!.,we laughter.,the doctor is her daughter, Alexis!...I must say, it sure helped!
Comment by handstitcher/IL on October 30, 2017 at 4:02am
I'll have to keep that in mind, Carol. Thanks for the tip!
Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on October 29, 2017 at 11:09am

Just finished Jodi Picoult's Small Great Things.  I've been disappointed with Jodi's last couple novels but this one is a winner!!!!

Comment by handstitcher/IL on October 29, 2017 at 10:56am
Just finished "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" by Alan Bradley. It's a mystery set in 1950 in England. The protagonist is an 11 year girl. I wasn't sure I'd like it, but trusted the friend who gave it to me. I was hooked from the first page! And even better, it's the first in a series, so I have more to look forward to.

Just picked up Elizabeth's Peters final Amelia Peabody book, The Painted Queen, from library. Also, the latest Aurora Teagarden mystery by Charlaine Harris. Won't get much done this week between reading and work!
Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on September 19, 2017 at 1:43pm

Janet, just started The Sound of Glass a day or two ago.  Haven't had much time to read so I'm less than 100 pages in but enjoying it!  What a coincidence!

Comment by Janet/MO on September 19, 2017 at 1:20pm

I just reading The Sound of Glass by Karen White.  It had a really different kind of twist to the plot, but I enjoyed it. 

Comment by Janet/MO on July 19, 2017 at 8:57am

I have been reading a series of murder mysteries by a man named Brian Freeman.  I am on the 5th one now.  They mainly take place near Duluth MN/Superior WI, but also have parts in Las Vegas.  Not necessarily books for the feint of heart though.  If anyone reads these books, I recommend starting with the 1st one entitled "Immoral".  The storylines themselves are not really affected if you read them out of sequence, but it will help you understand the characters themselves better.

Comment by Kathy Koehler Holm on July 19, 2017 at 6:56am
Good Morning Ladies...my reading has slowed way down to a crawl...I have to put drops in my eyes 2x a day and they play havoc with my reading....but I am reading a cozy mystery by Miranda James .."Arsenic and Old Books"..they have a Maine Coon Cat in the story, which I love to hear about his behavior...(we have three of them in our family..).the story is very interesting and moves on quickly...I will probably read all of her books...she holds my attention!
I have been watching a lot of P.D.James books..on UTube.(BBC)..love his stories!! But have never read any of the stories..so I picked up 2 of his stories to read...his stories have a lot of twist and turns...
Comment by Amanda Best on July 18, 2017 at 5:01pm

I am almost done with A Wilder Rose, which is about how the Little House on the Prairie books came about. I had no idea about the writing partnership between Laura, and her daughter, Rose. It is by Susan Wittig Albert and it is a great book so far.
A couple of a days ago I finished, Christmas Bells, by Jennifer Chiaverini. It was very good, but sad. I am glad that I didn't read it around Christmas as it wasn't very cheery, which is what I like to read around the holidays.
Has anyone else read anything good lately?

 

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