The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show will be in-person and as fantastic as ever September 8-10 in Madison! I'll be there with a program about Harriet's Journey and booksigning at 1 PM each day and celebrating with a special evening event about my novels on Friday, September 9 at 6 ... Read more »
Happy Book Birthday to SWITCHBOARD SOLDIERS!
I'm delighted to announce the publication of my 32nd novel, SWITCHBOARD SOLDIERS! I hope readers will love learning about these remarkable, courageous women as much as I loved writing about them. ... Read more »
25% off Preorders at Barnes & Noble (Ends April 22nd)
This just in: Barnes & Noble is running a special promotion for 25% off preorders of SWITCHBOARD SOLDIERS! Use promo code PREORDER25. Offer ends April 22. ... Read more »
Pre-order Autographed Editions of SWITCHBOARD SOLDIERS
Books & Company of Oconomowoc, WI is once again helping my readers get autographed copies of my newest novel! Signed and personalized copies of SWITCHBOARD SOLDIERS are now available for pre-order for 20% off! If you'd like your copy personalized, please put the ... Read more »
Pre-order Autographed Copies of THE WOMEN’S MARCH
Seeking autographed copies of The Women's March for yourself or as gifts for your favorite bibliophiles? Signed and personalized copies are available for pre-order from the independent bookstores Books & Company of Oconomowoc, WI and Boswell Book Company of Milwaukee, ... Read more »
Autographed Copies of HARRIET’S JOURNEY Now Available!
Can't wait until the December 25 official release date? A limited number of autographed copies of Harriet's Journey from Elm Creek Quilts are available now, only in my online shop! Pick up a hot-off-the-presses copy for yourself or as a gift for a friend, and browse the ... Read more »
RESISTANCE WOMEN on the Book Club Girl Podcast
Tune in to Episode 7 of the Book Club Girl podcast to hear me discuss Resistance Women with ardent bibliophiles Tavia and Eliza! ... Read more »
RESISTANCE WOMEN Chosen for the June 2019 Indie Next List
I'm absolutely thrilled that RESISTANCE WOMEN has been chosen for the June 2019 Indie Next List! This is a tremendous honor and I'm very happy to be included among such illustrious authors. ... Read more »
Happy 20th Anniversary to Elm Creek Quilts!
Did you know that The Quilter's Apprentice was published twenty years ago this month, in April 1999? I'm humbled and delighted to know that even now, two decades later, my first novel is still in print for new readers to enjoy. In honor of the 20th anniversary of the launch ... Read more »
Happy Book Birthday to ENCHANTRESS OF NUMBERS!
Today is the official publication date of my twenty-seventh novel, Enchantress of Numbers! I had a wonderful time exploring the life and accomplishments of Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace, a truly extraordinary woman. I hope you enjoy reading Enchantress of Numbers as ... Read more »
Seven Questions with Jennifer Chiaverini
Q. Ada Lovelace is likely a new historical figure for many of your readers. How did you first come across her story and what drew you to write about her life? A. I usually find the idea for a new novel when I come across an extraordinary historical figure while ... Read more »
“All For Love and Murder”
John Wilkes Booth’s romance with Lucy Hale was not the only one of his relationships that ended badly, as this brief piece from the May 10, 1861 Louisville Daily Democrat shows. ... Read more »