Dowell to launch novel at 2016 ‘Stars N Stitches’ quilt show

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Birds in the Air author Frances O’Roark Dowell has been invited to launch her first book for adults at the Stars ‘N’ Stitches show with a reading, book signing, and trunk show of her own quilts. Stars N Stitches is hosted annually in the Atlanta area by the Chattahoochee Evening Stars Quilt Guild. The event takes place in 2016 on Saturday, September 24, at the Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Hwy, Cumming, GA.

For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, visit the Chattahoochee Evening Stars Quilt Guild online.

About Birds in the Air: 

Birds in the Air introduces us to Emma Byrd, who’s just moved into the house of her dreams in the small mountain community of Sweet Anne’s Gap, where she knows that making friends may prove to be her biggest challenge. Her husband loves his new job and her kids are finding their way at school. But Emma — no natural when it comes to talking to strangers — will have to try a little harder, especially after the sweet, white-haired neighbor she first visits slams the door in her face.

Luckily, a few of the quilters of Sweet Anne’s Gap adopt Emma and she soon finds herself organizing the quilt show for the town’s centennial celebration. But not everyone is happy to see the job go to an outsider, especially one who has befriended an outcast pursuing her own last best chance at redemption.

With Birds in the Air, Frances O’Roark Dowell (winner of the Edgar Award, the William Allen White Award and the Christopher Medal) has created a warm, funny novel about fitting in, falling out and mending frayed relationships one stitch at a time.