I've enjoyed quite a few of the Quilts of Love series from Abingdon. And I've read quite a few books from Joyce Magnin such as The Prayers of Agnes Sparrow. So I was quite excited to see that she had written a book in the series.
Unfortunately this wasn't one of my favorite in the series. The style was something like that of other Joyce Magnin books but seemed more stilted somehow. Most of the other Quilts of Love books have been romances, and this one wasn't really. The historic time period- World War 2- was interesting. But I didn't really enjoy this read.
I give this one 3 stars and a G rating.
Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are entirely my own.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
A word from the Author:
I have never eaten a scallop. I love cream soda. Drink way too much coffee. I do not like elevators but I do enjoy needle arts and of course books. I prefer jazz over country (no offense), milk chocolate over dark, but not roller coasters although my life has often resembled a roller coaster ride.
One of my life's desires is to meet Amy Grant so I can tell her she saved my life.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Yet when Maybelle discovers that the quilt is made from scraps of material that can be traced back through her family heritage, the project is suddenly much more important. Then word comes that Holden is missing in action, and with little else to do, Maybelle clings to the quilt as much as to the hope that her husband is still alive. As neighborhood friends gather around Maybelle to help her through the unknown days and nights ahead, it is the quilt that becomes a symbol of her unflagging belief that Holden will return—to her, to their home, and to their quilt-covered bed.
If you would like to read the first chapter of Maybelle In Stitches, go HERE.
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