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Sweetgum Knit Lit Society Audiobook

Sweetgum Knit Lit Society

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Publisher's Summary

A RITA Award winner for Best Inspirational Romance, Beth Pattillo is a vibrant voice in faith fiction. Set in small-town Tennessee, this heartwarming tale features an ensemble of ladies transformed through the healing power of compassion.

Sweetgum's Knit Lit Society discusses literature and knitting but carefully avoids real problems. Merry's an overstressed mom with a crumbling marriage. Esther's picture-perfect life is blighted by her husband's desire for free-spirited Ruth. Camille's round-the-clock care for her ailing mom stifles her dreams. And Eugenie - the town's spinster librarian - mourns what might have been. But when a deeply troubled teen joins the group, her unique perspective and the enduring power of the classics they discuss trigger an unexpected outpouring of concern.

In a poignant tale that prompts both tears and laughter, Linda Stephens' magnificent narration highlights the simple eloquence of Pattillo's central theme: Sharing the burdens of others puts our own in perspective - and makes them all easier to bear.

©2008 Beth Pattillo; (P)2009 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"A sweet story of redemption [that] grows smoothly in Pattillo's competent hands." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Debbie Toney, Alabama 03-28-16
    Debbie Toney, Alabama 03-28-16 Member Since 2013

    Retired CFO, Army wife, Mom of five, Grandma of six, two sons who served in combat, love to read books that reflect my values and faith, love mysteries, historical, military stories, and books that don't waste my time . . . if it doesn't have an ending that was worth the wait, I'm not a happy camper.

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    ". . . Grows on You"

    A cast of unlikely characters . . . and even more unlikely circumstances make up the Sweetgum Knit Lit Society . . . at times the story was so far fetched, that I nearly stopped listening . . . but as time went on, the women grew on me . . . especially Eugenie, the straight-laced, by-the-rules librarian, whom everyone THINKS they know . . . my favorite part of the book is when the group begin discussing Polyanna . . . and everything they love . . . ha ha . . . and they finally come out with some achingly sad and funny truths about themselves . . . the book is listed under religious and inspirational . . . the group meet in the Christian church . . . but I wouldn't classify the book as religious . . . its clean, a light listen and worth your time . . . glad I stuck with it . . . good conclusion to a tale of a small town women drawn together by knitting and reading . . .

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    patricia l. jones 04-01-16
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    this is a feel good, hopeful story that takes some predictable turns, but always in the right direction. it was well written and fun.

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