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April 4, 2017
books galore . . . from Count it *all* JOY!

I know, I know . . . three posts in three days: what in the world is going on with me?? But I felt so compelled to share those beautiful sunset photos yesterday and then Sarah reminded me that today was Bibliophile File day (and I did just get a new book in the mail), so again, I felt compelled to share! (Don't worry ... I won't make daily posting a habit!)

I've actually picked up three new-to-me hardcover tea books over the past week . . . 
They just looked like fun.  The tea with friends book by Elizabeth Knight is especially darling ...

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March 20, 2017
Polishing Edits from Nita Dances

Dear Vi,

It’s been awhile since I’ve mentioned the manuscript. Were you wondering what’s up with it?

Well, at the end of February I sent it out to a few friends who volunteered to be beta readers. These are people who give the novel a test run and report back with any problems they find.

While they were reading, I put the manuscript away and moved on to other things. At the time, I felt so done with it, I really didn’t care if I never looked at it again. But time passed and comments started ...

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September 9, 2016
Quilting Fiction from From My Carolina Home

Continuing the series on fiction with sewing and quilting themes, today we look at books with quilting as the main theme. These books are in the genre of women’s fiction, kind of a catch-all category of stories about real life, life challenges and family dynamics.

Bostwick1One of my favorite series in the genre of women’s fiction is Marie Bostwick’s Cobbled Court Bostwick2Quilts Series.  Beginning with A Single Thread, the main character is blindsided by a divorce, and takes off on a trip to Connecticut.  While she is there, she finds an old storefront, abandoned and in disrepair ...

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