The Union Quilters

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Comment 1:

Right away The Union Quilters struck me as more of a stand alone historical fiction novel then an Elm Creek Quilts novel. Since I love historical fiction this is just fine (and lovely, and perfect) by me! If anything I would compare this book to The Sugar Camp Quilt by Chiaverini (hands down my favourite book in the series) as it wasn’t quite as light as the other Elm Creek Quilts books. The actual quilting theme was secondary in this novel and I found that the story really was focused upon the

Comment 2:

I listened to the talking book from the New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. I'm so blessed by this program. I've always enjoyed books by this author and was delighted by this one as well. The characters are rich and aptly depicted. The history lesson was excellent. It is set during the Civil War. As I listened my husband often remarked how realistic this was. The center of the story is the ladies of the sewing circle and their families and friends. As always I look forwa

Comment 3:

I found this to be Chiaverini's best work yet. The language that she uses takes you right back in time and her description is so exact that you see everything trough the characters' eyes. Completely reminiscent of Gone with the Wind. This book is a part of a long series but I believe that it is the one that is able to stand alone most. I almost wish that this was her first book in the series. If you are reading this as the next book in the series, then this book will fill in all those blanks tha

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