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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,266 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Susan Wiggs Narrator: Tanya Eb Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Linda Davis’s local fabric shop is a place where women gather to share their creations: quilts commemorating important events in their lives. Wedding quilts, baby quilts, memorial quilts—each is bound tight with dreams, hopes, and yearnings.

Now, as her only child readies for college, Linda is torn between excitement for Molly and heartache for herself. Who will she be when she is no longer needed in her role as mom? What will become of her days? Of her marriage? Mother and daughter decide to share one last adventure together—a cross-country road trip to move Molly into her dorm. As they wind their way through the heart of the country, Linda stitches together the scraps that make up Molly’s young life. And in the quilting of each bit of fabric—the hem of a christening gown, a snippet from a Halloween costume—Linda discovers that the memories of a shared journey can come together in a way that will keep them both warm in the years to come.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Wiggs is one of our best observers of stories of the heart. She knows how to capture emotion on virtually every page of every book.”

    Statesman Journal (Oregon)

  • “This is a heartwarming, easy read with a twist of realism that readers of all ages will enjoy. Great for daughters to give to their mothers…[a] classic tale of growing up and moving on.”

    Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Sandy | 2/15/2014

    " Picked this book up because I've read and enjoyed a handful of Susan Wiggs books and my Mom is a big quilter, so I thought I might enjoy this. Oh my, this book has almost NO real story to it...just a bunch of sentiments around a daughter going to college. There were no big events (okay, maybe one), no big mystery, no big problems to solve, etc...maybe that's the point. Wow- guess this book is geared towards the quilting-age-crowd (they can't handle big excitement?), not the 30-somethings. I (kind of) recommend this book to people who like to quilt AND who have an only daughter who is about to go off to college. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Tif | 2/12/2014

    " A bit sappy and sentimental. It was ok. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michelle | 1/19/2014

    " Good book, heartfelt quick read "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Anna- Lesa | 1/18/2014

    " I liked this book, but it occasionally made me tear up since my mom dropped me off and I know (hope) I will one day drop Kennedy off at college. That being said, it was occasionally a little predictable "

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