I read the news today: serendipity edition

button chain image for The Button Collector

buttons on a string image from http://www.hopestudios.blogspot.com

As I wait for the official release of The Button Collector on Monday, May 6, I browse the internet for related stories.  This morning, I came across this story about Deb Chrowl,  a button collector in Oregon, that gave me goosebumps because of the similarities with my book.  I especially like the historical nugget Ms. Chrowl shared about the tradition of Victorian era girls collecting 999 buttons on a string with the hope that the 1000th button would come from their true love.

About Elizabeth Jennings

I am an author living in the Blue Ridge Mountains. My first book, The Button Collector, was released May 6, 2013, by PageSpring Publishing.
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2 Responses to I read the news today: serendipity edition

  1. Deb Chrowl says:

    HI Elizabeth! This is Deb Chrowl, the subject of that story in the Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon! I just yesterday saw this link! I’m so glad you enjoyed the story! And the best of luck to you on your button ventures!!!

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