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Kathy Nester
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Retreat by the Sea
I have the opportunity once a year to attend a Quilt Retreat at a hotel on the beach. It is off season so the weather can be iffy, but the rewards are great. We arrive on Tuesday and return home on Sunday. There are @100 quilters in the Grand Ballroom and t...
Retreat by the Sea
Retreat by the Sea
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The Lightkeeper's Daughters
The Lightkeeper's Daughters by Jean E. Pendziwol. New York: Harper Collins, 2017. 311 pages. Includes "About the author" "About the book" and Read On" ** Told in the alternating voices of Morgan, a juvenile delinquent who is performing community service a...
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Sold on a Monday
Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris. IL: Sourcebook Landmark, 2018. 352 pages. ** Reading Group Guide. It's 1931, two years after the Stock Market crash and the country is in the middle of the Great Depression. Ellis Reed, a struggling young photographe...
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Quilting Bus Trip
 September 11- 17, 2018 40 women on a bus for 7 days headed to the Fall Paducah Quilt Show and Missouri Star Quilt Company, over 2400 miles and we lived to tell about it.  This trip was planned by Martin's Sewing Center   and Elite Coach   in Pennsylvania. ...
Quilting Bus Trip
Quilting Bus Trip
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The Wartime Sisters
The Wartime Sisters by Lynda Cohen Loigman. New York: St. Marin's Press, 2018. 285 pages. *** Two estranged sisters;  Ruth and Millie, raised in Brooklyn are reunited at the Springfield Armory in the early days of WWII. Ruth the older of the two resents h...
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a spark of light
a spark of light by Jodi Picoult.  Ballantine Books, 2018. 384 pages. ***+ Jodi Picoult chooses to write about divisive topics in today's society and this one is no exception. I expect that a spark of light will be discussed and dissected by all who read ...
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Mary Lee Bendolph and Gee's Bends Quilts
I had the privilege today of attending "Celebrating the Quilts of Gee's Bend with Concurrent Exhibitions at Swarthmore College." It is a free exhibit and will be there September 6- October 28, 2018. These quilts were created by Mary Lee Bendolph and were ma...
Mary Lee Bendolph and Gee's Bends Quilts
Mary Lee Bendolph and Gee's Bends Quilts
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Three Days Missing
Three Days Missing by Kimberly Belle. Park Row Books, 2018. 336 pages. Ethan, a nine-year-old genius is missing from a second-grade school overnight field trip. His mother, Kat Jenkins, is involved in a nasty divorce battle and can't think of anyone who wou...
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The Alice Network
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. New York: William and Morrow, 2017. 560 pages. ** The Alice Network is told in the alternating voices of Charlie St. Clair and Eve Gardiner and in two different time frames, 1915 and 1947. Charlie is on a quest to find her...
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Night of Miracles
Night of Miracles: A Novel by Elizabeth Berg. New York: Random House, 2018. 288 pages. To be published November 2018. *** Night of Miracles is the sequel to The Story of Arthur Truluv. It can be read as a standalone, however, I highly recommend you read A...
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