Frankissstein: A Love Story by Jeanette Winterson

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“Humankind cannot bear very much reality. That is why we invent stories, I said. And what if we are the story we invent? He said.”

Jeanette Winterson

The Bakeshop at Pumpkin and Spice by Donna Kauffman, Kate Angell, Allyson Charles

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“It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.”

 Sarah Addison Allen

Speaking of Feminism: Today’s Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women’s Movement by Rachel F Seidman

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“I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives.” 
― Jane Austen

A Mindful Year: 365 Ways to Find Connection and the Sacred in Everyday Life by Aria Campbell-Danesh, Seth J. Gillihan, Alice Boye

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“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” 
― Roy T. Bennett