Reading Fiction with a Christmas Theme

December is a great time for reading novels with a Christmas theme. I had several on the shelves saved for this time of year, so began reading these right after Thanksgiving. I enjoyed all of them. I've linked the titles to Amazon for you to see the whole synopsis of the story if you'd like. …

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November Book Reviews

Time for some reviews of the latest books I've been reading. With more time at home, I'm getting more reading done than ever. Some I've had on my shelf for quite a while and just haven't read yet, others I wanted to read so much I just got a copy at the library. Several of …

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A Stack of Books with A Common Theme

I've been reading a lot lately, with several novels in the historical genre. I do enjoy well written historical fiction, particularly when it involves the home arts.  The stack this time were a diverse group of genres, and time periods.   One common theme in all these novels is women trying to make new lives after …

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Fiction with a Quilting Theme

With all this extra time on our hands, reading has been a nice way to spend a morning.  This past month and a half, I've gathered several new books and devoured them all with quilting as a theme.  Two were sent to me by C&T Publishing specifically for this post, and two by their authors.  …

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June Book Reviews

Rainy days, and a lack of inspiration in the quilting area has left me reading more this past month.  I've devoured several good books and thought you'd like to talk about reading today.  Don't miss my giveaway note later in the post!  Here's what I have finished within the past few weeks.  Click on the …

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Having Fun With New Quilting Books

I love books, and enjoy reading about new techniques and patterns. Sometimes, I just like looking at design books to spark my own creativity or boost my motivation.  One of the perks of being an affiliate for C&T Publishing is getting advance notice of new releases, along with digital review copies.  For April, they are …

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Lunar New Year with Asian Inspired Ideas

The Lunar New Year began yesterday, January 25th, so it was a great excuse to make an Asian inspired meal, and read a couple of books with Chinese cooking as the theme.   In China, even though this is the dead of winter, it is called Spring Festival and the celebration can go on for days.  …

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March Review of Books

The long winter has been great for reading, with rainy afternoons sometimes spent curled up with a good book. After a few bad ones on my last book review post, I was lucky to have a winning streak of novels, most I can recommend.  Two of them even got 5 stars which is an unusual …

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