Book Lovers Block of the Month Book List: March and April ( plus a bonus)

Book Lovers Block of the Month March/ April List with readers’ comments

A Walk Across the Sun by Corbin Addison– called eye opening
Babette’s Feast by Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) also an incomparable moviewhite lilacs bloom against a bright blue sky
Castle Joe by John Grisham - everyone loves John Grisham, but everyone loves the earlier books more.
Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
Cool, Calm and Contentious by Merrill Markoe – modern woman’s comedic rant
Death by Chocolate and other books by Diane Mott Davidson
Dracula by Bram Stoker – the latest books simply don’t compare
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley- written when she was 19; a beautiful spiritual quest
Green Dolphin Street by Elizabeth Goudge  – Loris’ favorite book ever
Irish Chain by Earlene Fowler (there’s an entire quilting series)
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by the Countess of Carnarvon
Medical Error by Richard Mabry – contains a dictionary for the uninitiated
Mistress of the Elgin Marbles: A Biography of Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin by Susan Nagel – the woman who brought the smallpox vaccine to the Middle East
One For the Money by Janet Ivanovitch
One Thousand Gifts by Anne Voskamp
Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters – revisit a classic
The Bells by Richard Harvell
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery-has a surprising ending, written in beautiful language
The Harbor by Earnest Poole
The Orchard: A Memoir by Theresa Weir- a beautiful love story with good writing
The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
The Story of Edgar Sawtell by David Wroblewski
When Helping Hurts by Brian Fikkert – a book about community outreach
Women, God, Food by Janine Roth

Here’s a bonus list for you! Places to go and things to see:
Amish Quilt Museum in Lancaster, PA
Garment District, NYC
Obie’s Country Store, Box 69
1585 Main Street Goodville Pa, 17528 (rte 23),
Phone 717-445-4616, Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 9-4
Wed 9-1 – sells old fabric.
Textile Museum in Washington D.C.

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