The Wishing Thread

Written By Lisa Van Allen
The Wishing Thread
  • Publsiher : Ballantine Books
  • Release : 27 August 2013
  • ISBN : 0345537823
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 27 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Wishing Thread by author: Lisa Van Allen which was release on 27 August 2013 and published by Ballantine Books with total page 400 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER “Reader to reader, knitter to knitter: You’re going to love this book.”—Debbie Macomber For fans of Jennifer Chiaverini and Sarah Addison Allen, The Wishing Thread is an enchanting novel about the bonds between sisters, the indelible pull of the past, and the transformational power of love. The Van Ripper women have been the talk of Tarrytown, New York, for centuries. Some say they’re angels; some say they’re crooks. In their tumbledown “Stitchery,” not far from the stomping grounds of the legendary Headless Horseman, the Van Ripper sisters—Aubrey, Bitty, and Meggie—are said to knit people’s most ardent wishes into beautiful scarves and mittens, granting them health, success, or even a blossoming romance. But for the magic to work, sacrifices must be made—and no one knows that better than the Van Rippers. When the Stitchery matriarch, Mariah, dies, she leaves the yarn shop to her three nieces. Aubrey, shy and reliable, has dedicated her life to weaving spells for the community, though her sisters have long stayed away. Bitty, pragmatic and persistent, has always been skeptical of magic and wants her children to have a normal, nonmagical life. Meggie, restless and free-spirited, follows her own set of rules. Now, after Mariah’s death forces a reunion, the sisters must reassess the state of their lives even as they decide the fate of the Stitchery. But their relationships with one another—and their beliefs in magic—are put to the test. Will the threads hold? BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Lisa Van Allen’s The Night Garden. Praise for The Wishing Thread “With deft needlework, a dash of folklore, and some good old-fashioned family angst, Lisa Van Allen knits together the threads of second chances, the pleasure of giving, the complications of sisterhood, and love. There’s a bit of magic in The Wishing Thread, in the words and the story as well as in the yarn.”—Meg Waite Clayton, author of The Wednesday Sisters “Rich in myth and mystery, The Wishing Thread explores the tangle that is being a woman—from family and friendship to romance and community. Prepare to be ensnared, enthralled, enchanted!”—USA Today bestselling author Christie Ridgway “The Wishing Thread is a lyrical, emotional, finely knit portrayal of three sisters struggling with love, magic and sacrifice. This is the best book I’ve read all year.”—Lisa Verge Higgins, author of The Proper Care and Maintenance of Friendship “An intriguing story of three sisters tied by blood and a strange inheritance, each searching for a way to belong in that place where magic and life intersect. Wonderful!”—Shelley Noble, author of Beach Colors “Van Allen knits together this pleasantly entertaining tale as easily as the Van Ripper women knit together the often unraveling threads of people’s lives. . . . Chick-lit cozy meets magical realism with inevitably warm and fuzzy results.”—Booklist “Fans of magical realism will want to pick up this enjoyable novel, which not only weaves magic through stitchery, but also weaves a realistic story about family and sisterhood and the threads that pull us back home.”—RT Book Reviews Includes an exclusive conversation between Sarah Addison Allen and Lisa Van Allen. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

The Wishing Thread

The Wishing Thread
  • Author : Lisa Van Allen
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2013-08-27
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER “Reader to reader, knitter to knitter: You’re going to love this book.”—Debbie Macomber For fans of Jennifer Chiaverini and Sarah Addison Allen, The Wishing Thread is an enchanting novel about the bonds between sisters, the indelible pull of the past, and ...

The Night Garden

The Night Garden
  • Author : Lisa Van Allen
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : For fans of Sarah Addison Allen, Aimee Bender, and Alice Hoffman, The Night Garden is a luminous novel of love, forgiveness, and the possibilities that arise when you open your heart. Nestled in the bucolic town of Green Valley in upstate New York, the Pennywort farm appears ordinary, yet at ...

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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • Total pages : 311
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : Winner of the Bram Stoker Award: Tom can see ghosts—and that’s the least of his gifts. Now he must harness his newfound magic to save Chapel Hollow. A drifter trying to hide his extraordinary powers—and find a place where he belongs—Tom Renfield has recently settled in ...

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  • Author : Coralie Cederna Johnson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 301
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : Read online The Wishing Years written by Coralie Cederna Johnson, published by which was released on 1995. Download full The Wishing Years Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-09-02
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : From the acclaimed author of When Never Comes comes a novel about the pull of the past and the power of love. As offseason begins on the Outer Banks, a storm makes landfall, and three unlikely strangers are drawn together… Five years ago, Lane Kramer moved to Starry Point, North ...

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  • Release Date : 2017-05-01
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : Winner 2016 YARWA Rosemary Awards Winner 2018 Athena Awards & Finalist for Best First Book With a book in her bag and a switchblade in her pocket, Rebel's been thieving her way through life while hoping for a cure to fix her ailing heart. But when the bejeweled vase she just tried to ...

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  • Author : Isabel Burnard Owen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1857
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Summary : Read online Poems written by Isabel Burnard Owen, published by which was released on 1857. Download full Poems Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Night Garden

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  • Author : Lisa Van Allen
  • Publisher : Kennebec Large Print
  • Release Date : 2015-04-15
  • Total pages : 415
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : Olivia Pennywort is the caretaker of her family's maze garden on an upstate New York farm and leads a reclusive existence, but when a childhood best friend, Sam Van Winkle, return to the valley, she must decide if she is going to let someone into her sheltered world....

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  • Author : Llewellyn Crocker
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 493
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : The wishing thread: The Van Ripper women have been the talk of Tarrytown, New York, for centuries. Some say they're angels; some say they're crooks. In their tumbledown "Stitchery" not far from the stomping grounds of the legendary Headless Horseman, the sisters -- Aubrey, Bitty, and Meggie -- are said ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-07-25
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Summary : Reproduction of the original: The Thread of Flame by Basil King...

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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2009-06-11
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : As an actress, Diana Quick was forever trying on the mask of other people's lives - raiding her own memory to service the character she was playing. Coming from a large, noisy family in Kent that seemed to be plain-speaking and straightforward, she was astonished to find on her beloved ...

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2021-05-26
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : “Moving, romantic, and downright funny! A magical read, perfect for anyone who’s ever made a wish.” Samantha Tonge, 5 stars What do you do when ‘the one that got away’ now won’t go away? In fact, he’s so determined not to go away that he’s literally chained ...

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  • Author : Leigh Hunt
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1873
  • Total pages : 455
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : Read online The Wishing cap Papers written by Leigh Hunt, published by which was released on 1873. Download full The Wishing cap Papers Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2013-08
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : Christian Roberts is a 19-year old art student who is attracted to his 36-year old humanities professor, a statuesque French beauty named Solange Doucette. A chance meeting between the two at school late one night sets them on a trajectory that seals their destiny. After their first night together they ...

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  • Author : Marian Wells
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 1985-09-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0345537823
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Summary : Jenny, living in the frontier districts of New York and Ohio in the early 1800's, is a bright and unusually inquisitive young girl. Though living in poverty with limited schooling and spiritual guidance, and tough viciously mistreated by a drunken father, quick-minded Jenny becomes an avid reader. Her father's forbidden ...