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According to the Pattern is one of Grace's early books and it's "off the beaten path".

The first chapter is entitled "The Fallen Idol" and sets the scene for the rest of the story. Mrs. Winthrop, out in the park with her little daughter, suddenly comes upon her husband who is out with another woman. Not quite the usual GLH romance, is it?

Pick up a copy and share her struggle to live "according to the pattern" despite what's going on around her. Sounds a bit like it could have been written today, yes? An interesting departure from the usual novels.

This is one of the rare first editions of According to the Pattern. It was published on September 1, 1903 by The Griffith and Rowland Press and is copyrighted by The American Baptist Publication Society.

A 1940's Dozen: 2024 GLH Reading List

This year, let's read 12 GLH novels from the early 1940's

January
Head of the House, published 1/2/1940
February
Rose Galbraith, published 5/20/1940
March
Partners, published 9/18/1940
April
By Way of the Silverthorns, published 1/23/1941
May
In Tune with Wedding Bells, published 5/26/1941
June
The Girl of the Woods, published 2/6/1942 (or read Astra from 10/2/1941 if you like to read chronologically and continue from there. We're saving Astra for December)
July
Crimson Mountain, published 5/14/1942
August
The Street of the City, published 9/24/1942 A great chance to cool off your summer reading!
September
Spice Box, published 2/4/1943
October
The Sound of the Trumpet, published 6/7/1943
November
Through These Fires, published 9/23/1943
December
Astra, published 10/2/1941 or your favorite Christmas GLH

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