Two Birds (on it) with One Stone: Arts and Crafts in a Novel

A Listmania! list by Sallie Hunter (Virginia, United States)
 
Bride Island
1.  Bride Island by Alexandra Enders
The list author says:
  "A decent read about a woman recovering from alcoholism and so much more.  She makes collages to get her creativity jump-started again and as self-therapy."
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White Oleander (Oprah's Book Club)
2.  White Oleander (Oprah's Book Club) by Janet Fitch
The list author says:
  "She makes cool suitcase assemblages that reflect the many different "mothers" she has throughout the book."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,161 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

How to Make an American Quilt
3.  How to Make an American Quilt by Whitney Otto
The list author says:
  "These characters make artful quilts and one woman makes a wall mosaic mural out of broken dish ware when she finds out some unsavory news about her husband."
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Nina: Adolescence
4.  Nina: Adolescence by Amy Hassinger
The list author says:
  "The mother paints nudes of her tween daughter causing much strife in an already unraveling family."
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Exposure: A Novel
5.  Exposure: A Novel by Kathryn Harrison
The list author says:
  "This woman is recovering from a childhood of being her  photographer dad's nude muse."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Isabel's Daughter: A Novel
6.  Isabel's Daughter: A Novel by Judith Ryan Hendricks
The list author says:
  "The protagonist's alleged mother is a fiber artist."
$12.48   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

The Time Traveler's Wife
7.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "The titular wife is a fiber artist and is described as making her own paper in the book."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,559 customer reviews) | 65 customer discussions

Waking Up in the Land of Glitter: A Crafty Chica Novel
8.  Waking Up in the Land of Glitter: A Crafty Chica Novel by Kathy Cano-Murillo
The list author says:
  "I will read anything the Crafty Chica comes out with because she is my crafting idol.  Pretty good first effort.  All about an artist who humbles herself to crafting and finds herself in the process."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Miss Scarlet's School of Patternless Sewing (Crafty Chica)
9.  Miss Scarlet's School of Patternless Sewing (Crafty Chica) by Kathy Cano-Murillo
The list author says:
  "More from the Crafty Chica with Rockabilly Reggae chic fashion design, a Carmen Miranda inspired mystery, and more."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Very Valentine: A Novel
10.  Very Valentine: A Novel by Adriana Trigiani
The list author says:
  "Shoemaking and italian food galore!  Must got to Tuscany and Capri now."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (378 customer reviews)

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Brava, Valentine: A Novel
11.  Brava, Valentine: A Novel by Adriana Trigiani
The list author says:
  "More shoemaking and italian fun."
$10.40   Used & New from: $0.76
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (349 customer reviews)

The Dive From Clausen's Pier: A Novel
12.  The Dive From Clausen's Pier: A Novel by Ann Packer
The list author says:
  "She makes clothing while going to fashion school."
$11.41   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (437 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Big Stone Gap: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
13.  Big Stone Gap: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by Adriana Trigiani
The list author says:
  "Theodore makes models of his halftime shows.  Ave Maria's mother is described as sewing."
$12.34   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (461 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Confused about cage scene 0 Jan 3, 2014
eBook debut 1 Oct 10, 2013
HELP- what is the best book you ever read? 68 Jul 8, 2013
Time Traveler's Wife book poster 1 Oct 4, 2012
Great time travel books? 12 Sep 30, 2012
Henry's letter 16 Jun 2, 2012
Author intentionally mislead us about 1984 incident? SPOILER 29 May 24, 2012
Where had Henry been when he returns in "Nature Morte?" 2 Feb 7, 2012
Inherited disorder 1 Dec 21, 2011
what worked for me and didn't 9 Dec 19, 2011
The Last Chapter in Time Traveler's Wife 4 Nov 16, 2011
Moving to NYC. 0 Oct 11, 2009
 
   

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