Do you love to quilt AND love to read? I invite you to join the free, online Quilters' Book Club. Each month, we read a book, discuss it through comments on my blog posts, and then make a quilt block to represent that book. I research several potential blocks to go with the book's themes, setting, main characters, and events. And I find the patterns free on the internet, making it easy for everyone to access. Each member can choose the block or blocks they'd like to make.
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Our book to read and discuss during March 2014 is A Drunkard's Path by Clare O'Donohue. Get the book from your local library or bookstore and join us! It's also available on Kindle right here.
Nell Fitzgerald has put her broken engagement behind her and is starting to love her charming adopted home, Archers Rest. She is finishing her first quilt and preparing for her first date with Police Chief Jesse Dewalt. When Jesse stands her up, however, it turns out he has a good reason - the body of a young woman has been discovered nearby.
Jesse begs Nell to keep out of the investigation, and she tries to stay occupied by taking a drawing class from the famous artist Oliver White. But once a second body - this time a fellow student - is found outside her grandmother's home, Nell's taste for sleuthing gets the best of her. She enlists the aid of her quilting circle to help patch together clues and follow a path of evidence that seems to lead to her professor.
*****And we have our winners for February*****
stitchinggrandma and Merry Lu
each won a copy of Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker
Congratulations to you both!
Send your mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org
and Plume Books will get your prize right out to you!
What is your favorite genre or type of book to read? Mystery, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Realistic Fiction, Poetry, Folk Tales, Biography, or Nonfiction? Inquiring minds want to know! By commenting, you'll be entering to win a copy of A Time for Peace (Quilts of Lancaster County) by Barbara Cameron. If you are reading this via email, you must click on the title of my blog post to be able to comment and read the comments of others. The winner will be announced on April 1.
You might also enjoy reading my previous blog post Broken Irish Chain Quilt Block and a Song for Sunday.