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


“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