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.

Episode Date
Friendship 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.

Aug 03, 2018
Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 8

Bess meets St. Luke's attractive new rector while Florence makes business plans. 

Jul 27, 2018
Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 7

Emmeline publishes a misguided quilt column and Eula tries to make her niece feel at home.

Jul 20, 2018
Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 6

Florence takes a ride and thinks about what might have been, while Dorothy adjusts to life with grandchildren.

Jul 13, 2018
Friendship 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.

Jul 06, 2018
Friendship 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?

Jun 29, 2018
Friendship 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.

Jun 22, 2018
Friendship 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.

Jun 15, 2018
Friendship 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 her life as a bored socialite.

Jun 06, 2018