Kinx's Book Nook: Stacking the Shelves (10)

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Stacking the Shelves (10)

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

From Dutton Books Contest:

The Giving Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini

“Why do you give?” asks Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson Cooper in The Giving Quilt, the New York Timesbestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s artful, inspiring novel that imagines what good would come from practicing the holiday spirit each and every day of the year.

At Elm Creek Manor, the week after Thanksgiving is “Quiltsgiving,” a time to commence a season of generosity. From near and far, quilters and aspiring quilters—a librarian, a teacher, a college student, and a quilt-shop clerk among them—gather for a special winter session of quilt camp, to make quilts for Project Linus. (In real life, Chiaverini has long been active in this charitable organization, dedicated to providing handmade quilts and blankets to children in need.)

Each quilter, ever mindful that many of her neighbors, friends, and family members are struggling through difficult times, uses her creative gifts to alleviate their collective burden. As the week unfolds, the quilters respond to Sylvia’s provocative question in ways as varied as the life experiences that drew them to Elm Creek Manor. Love and comfort are sewn into the warm, bright, beautiful quilts they stitch, and their stories collectively consider the strength of human connection and its rich rewards.

Featuring not only well-loved characters but also intriguing newcomers,The Giving Quilt will remind us all: Giving from the heart blesses the giver as much as the recipient, and while giving may not always be easy, it is always worthwhile.


  1. Sounds interesting and a lot of characters, maybe different perspectives. Happy reading!

    J'adore Happy Endings

  2. I've never heard of this book, but I hope you enjoy it. :)

    My Haul

  3. I've never heard of this book but I hope you enjoy!
    My STS:World of Books

  4. Haven't heard of that one either! Happy Reading!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by then!

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  5. Found your blog on the BBAW list of participants. I wanted to let you know how much I like Jasper Fforde. I just finished the second in the Thursday series. If you have a moment check out my blog:, I would love for you to take a peek and consider following or just leave a comment. Hated to see BBAW end.



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