Friday, November 14, 2014

Quilted by Christmas by Jodie Bailey

Have you read any of the Quilts of Love series yet?  If not, what are you waiting for?! 


Quilted by Christmas by Jodie Bailey is my most recent read of the Quilts of Love series and it was GREAT!!  It's actually the first book I've read by Jodie Bailey. 

Jodie's characters are well written and the story drew me into the book.  There were parts of the book that were predictable, but the book was still VERY enjoyable.  This book goes right up into the top 10 of the Quilts of Love that I have read. It's perfect for an afternoon by the fire  cuddled up with a warm drink and blanket and it will definitely get you in the mood for Christmas!


About the Book:

A grandmother’s last wish is to communicate God’s love through an Irish chain quilt.
Taryn McKenna believes she’s easy to forget. Abandoned by her parents and left behind when her high school sweetheart joined the army, she vows to never love again and throws herself into her love for the outdoors and the pursuit of a college degree—something no one else in her family has ever accomplished. Her goal, as a young teacher in the hills of North Carolina, is to leave a legacy in the lives of the middle‑schoolers she teaches.
When Taryn’s grandmother Jemma, the only other person who ever held her close, has a heart attack that reveals a fatal medical condition, Taryn is corralled into helping Grandma work on a final project—an Irish chain quilt that tells the story of her history and the love Jemma knows is out there for Taryn. As the pieces of the quilt come together, Taryn begins to see her value. Can she learn to believe that God will never leave her behind even though others have?



About the Author:

Jodie Bailey is Tarheel born and bred. After 15 years as a military spouse, she settled with her family back in North Carolina. She is the author of the military suspense novel "Freefall" and is a contributor to a devotional for military families, "Fighting Fear: Winning the War at Home." While not working on her next novel, she teaches middle‑schoolers to love writing as much as she does.

You can find more information about Jodie and her books at the following places:

Website: http://jodiebailey.com
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/writerjodiebailey
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jodiebailey

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