The QuiltFiction Podcast
By Frances O'Roark Dowell
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Friendship Album, 1933 is a work of historical fiction that follows the lives of five women who form an improbable quilting circle in Depression-era Ohio. Written and read in its entirety by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon), this audiobook tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family.
||CleanMarie Bostwick Interview on Hallmark movie premiere||A special interview with quilt novelist Marie Bostwick! A few days ago I had the opportunity to talk to Marie about the upcoming Hallmark Hall of Fame movie based on her book, "The Second Sister." Joining us in our conversation is famous quilting...||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 19||In Episode 19, Emmeline takes a trip down memory lane to a less happy time.||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 18||In Episode 18, Dorothy quarrels with Emmeline, only to regret her sharp words.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 17||In Episode 17, Florence's new business is booming, and Emmeline seems intent on playing matchmaker, much to her sister-in-law's dismay.||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 16||In Episode 16, Father Mayfield makes an offer Bess may not be able to refuse.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 15||Eula considers how she might earn enough money to get her family back on the farm, and the bee members give updates on their Sears Contest quilts.||10/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 14||In Episode 14, Emmeline imagines her life as a famous quilt columnist and plays matchmaker for Florence.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 13||In Episode 13, Dorothy gets some much-needed alone time on her walk to work and comes up with a plan to lure Hannah back to Milton Falls.||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 12||Florence gets some help in the kitchen from Arthur, and the members of the bee grow closer as they reveal more about their lives to one another.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 11||In Episode 11, Bess eagerly awaits news of the birth of her first grandchild and worries about Helen, who brings home an unexpected guest in the middle of the day.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 10||In Episode 10, Eula dreams of going back to the farm, Dorothy worries about about her family, and a reformed Emmeline auditions her latest quilting column with the Bee.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 9||Dorothy intercepts a letter for Hannah, and Emmeline makes a startling confession. Episode 9 includes an update by the author and a special offer.||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 8||Bess meets St. Luke's attractive new rector while Florence makes business plans.||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 7||Emmeline publishes a misguided quilt column and Eula tries to make her niece feel at home.||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 6||Florence takes a ride and thinks about what might have been, while Dorothy adjusts to life with grandchildren.||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 5||Eula gets some news that has her redecorating a bedroom and designing a new quilt. Meanwhile, Bess learns that she'll need to come up with some money fast if she doesn't want to sell her beloved home.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 4||Chapters 9 and 10: Dorothy and her own family troubles take center stage; Emmeline does research for her role as Emma Brown, but how will she ever come up with a wardrobe of last year's fashions?||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 3||In Chapters 7 and 8, we learn whether our five quilters can play well together as they all gather for the first time; Florence plans for guests but is interrupted by a knock at the door.||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 2||Eula prepares for guests in her new home; Emmeline hatches a plan to revive her quilting column; Dorothy is dragged to the first meeting of the bee, but isn’t convinced she’ll be warmly received.||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFriendship Album, 1933: Episode 1||Eula, forced off the family farm by hard times, ventures into the imposing Milton Falls Library to post a notice; Bess, a widow of one year, joins the town's newest quilting circle to avoid altar guild duty; 27-year-old Florence takes a step to escape..||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I have listen to the first episode and am totally hooked. Can’t wait to hear what happens next. I love listening to Frances read. More please!!!
I love the characters already, and I don’t even know much about them yet.
You have a nice reading voice to listen to Frances.
Can’t wait for the next release. I’m hooked.