A continuation of the people of the idyllic community of Avalon, Illinois. Darien Gee introduces us to world and lives of a few "scrapbookers". (Or was it "scrappers"?) I gave this book 3 stars.
Madeline's Tea Salon in Avalon hosts a scrapbooking club once a month, lead by the every busybody herself, Bettie Shelton. All of the women go, for their own personal reasons. To escape a broken heart, to heal a broken heart, or just a place to go to escape from their lives, if only for a few hours.
As with Friendship Bread I found the reading very light and easy to follow. I would like to think that somewhere out there in Small Town, America that this Shangri La community exists.
The book did inspire me to pull out my Friendship Bread starter from the freezer, and maybe, just maybe . . . I might revisit the scrapbooking craft . . . maybe . . . Maybe when I visit Shangri La?