The Shop on Blossom Street

The Shop on Blossom Street

eBook - 2004
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There's a little yarn shop on Blossom Street in Seattle. It's owned by Lydia Hoffman, and it represents her dream of a new life free from cancer. A life that offers a chance at love. Lydia teaches knitting to beginners, and the first class is "How To Make a Baby Blanket." Three women join. Jacqueline Donovan wants to knit something for her grandchild as a gesture of reconciliation with her daughter-in-law. Carol Girard feels that the baby blanket is a message of hope as she makes a final attempt to conceive. And Alix Townsend is knitting her blanket for a court-ordered community service project. These four very different women, brought together by an age-old craft, make unexpected discoveries--about themselves and each other. Discoveries that lead to friendship and more
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : MIRA, c2004
ISBN: 9781426800801
1426800800
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
Characteristics: 395 p. ; 18 cm

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lovinpaper
Oct 16, 2017

Enjoyable book. Read this and learn about the characters. It gets you hooked on the series.

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jocasey
Apr 01, 2015

Sometimes life is bad and this book has been helping me through it - maybe that is the best thing a book can do. I don't know if it matters about the characters, plots, dialogue and writing when emotional solace is found. Not that this was a badly written book - the contrary. So I will be stocking up and reading the rest of the series.

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bookbug87
Apr 23, 2013

If you feel the need to read the Blossom Street books, definitely start with this book. It sets up the neighborhood nicely and gives readers a sense of the community. The four women of this book are so diverse in their personalities, but also alike. I love how Macomber developed them. You will definitely be able to identify with one of the ladies no matter your age.

nursecheryl Mar 02, 2013

I loved this book and all her others about Blossom Street and its residents. This one is definitely my favorite that she has written. When I see her name I always want to take out the book.

khuntley Aug 01, 2012

This book was better than I thought that it would be. I'll check out some other books by Macomber in the future. Also, I borrowed the knitting book that goes along with this story. It has 11 baby afghan patterns. A lot of cute ones in there, but I think most patterns are for intermediate knitters.

Book_Damsel Jun 26, 2008

Great camping read for the beach or cottage.

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mom2boys
Jun 20, 2008

This is #1 in this short series. Very good light reading.

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