Isabel Gillies Quotes

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Isabel Gillies Quotes

My mother worked full-time running a foundation, but she found all the time in the world to have supper ready every night, feed us shirred eggs on the weekends, and produce a leg of lamb for my fourth-grade Bedouin feast at school.
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In fact, you"-he pointed his fork at me-"look like a fairy tale.

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I am not a writer, but I have been told I write good emails.

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I love teenagers. I loved being a teenager.

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I really think the human experience is very similar for everyone; we're all doing slightly different versions of the same thing.

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I've always been the person at the table who is like, 'I have this weird rash. Anybody else have this?'

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My mother has always been a worker bee, but she's also a serious foodie.

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Reading cookbooks will help with just about anything in your life, including heartbreak.

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The Oberlin/Cleveland area is where the underground railroad came out, so it's an interesting historical place. I love Ohio and really loved Oberlin.

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When you have a traumatic event in your life, you change. You're not the same person you were, and you have to discover who you've become.

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Anita Shreve is an author I adore. I rip through her meaty books and get off on the robust romance immensely - especially if I am feeling less than robust in my real life.

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I love memoirs and biographies, learning about other people's lives. Two of the ones that I loved so much were actually edited by the same person who edited my book, too. I loved 'Angela's Ashes.' I loved 'Glass Castle' so much.

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If you are heartbroken and can't face the world, you need something with a fantastic plot. You won't be able to read anything boring because your attention span when you are heartbroken decreases by three-quarters.

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Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House' series is a national treasure, beloved by generations. But what I love most is the peek it provides into the planting, harvesting, hunting, and preparing of the foods that America's settler families ate in the late 1800s.

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When your heart is broken, you feel like no freaking book in the world could help you because a book is not the person who you love, who doesn't love you. However, books help, if only because they serve as something you can hold in your hand and throw across the room in agony.

— Isabel Gillies

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