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    Free People Book Club: Jitterbug Perfume Part 2

    Aug 08, 2011

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    Jitterbug Perfume: the two key ingredients for making the most intoxicating and powerful perfume in the world are jasmine and beets.  I love the way that Tom Robbins describes these two plants in the book as if they have personalities… he has such a magical way with words. “A few other flowers may be as (…) Read more

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    Free People Book Club: Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

    Jul 18, 2011

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    I looked into all of your suggestions for the book club and decided to pick Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins! I’ve mentioned my love for this author before on the blog, and have always considered doing one of his books, but I actually just happened to re-read jitterbug perfume and felt like the time was (…) Read more

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    summer reads

    Jun 27, 2011

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    things got a liiiitle bit crazy lately but i haven’t forgotten about the book club! any suggestions for an inspiring but not-too-heavy summer read? leave ‘em below! image. (…) Read more

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    just kids, part three

    Jan 31, 2011

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    i just got through the part of just kids in which patti smith recalls her encounters with janis joplin and jimi hendrix, shortly before both of their deaths. to have lived in that time, and experienced first hand how extraordinary they both were, i can only imagine the profound sense of loss she and others (…) Read more

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    new year, new book!

    Jan 04, 2011

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    i am very excited to announce our next book club read – just kids by patti smith! a couple of you recommended this book but it was literally yesterday during a conversation with our videographer that we chose it.   here is what she had to say about it… i’d heard friends talking about patti’s book (…) Read more

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    what should we read next?

    Nov 16, 2010

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    so now that we’re finished with the unbearable lightness of being, it’s time to pick our next book for the fp book club. i would love to hear your suggestions! what’s the last great book you read? what’s the  most inspiring book you’ve read? what’s your all-time favorite? leave suggestions below! (…) Read more

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    the unbearable lightness of being – final post

    Nov 08, 2010

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    “i used to admire believers”, tomas continued. “i thought they had an odd transcendental way of perceiving things which was closed to me. like clairvoyants, you might say.” “it is completely selfless love: tereza did not want anything of karenin; she did not ever ask him to love her back. nor has she ever asked (…) Read more

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    the unbearable lightness of being – part three

    Oct 19, 2010

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    “the brain appears to possess a special area which we might call poetic memory and which records everything that charms or touches us, that makes our lives beautiful. from the time he met tereza, no woman had the right to leave the slightest impression on that part of his brain.” “only the most naive of (…) Read more

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    the unbearable lightness of being – part one

    Oct 04, 2010

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    some quotes i’ve uderlined in the book so far, with some imagery that they brought to mind. “we can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to come.” “she loved to walk down the street with a (…) Read more

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    next book club selection!

    Sep 27, 2010

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    we’ve chosen our next book! “the unbearable lightness of being” by milan kundera.  i’ve always wanted to read this book so i’m really excited! stay tuned for some inspirational quotes and passages from the book. (…) Read more

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    succulent wild woman – part three

    Aug 23, 2010

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    a last bit of inspiration from succulent wild woman, by sark. i hope you guys enjoyed this book! i loved it and will definitely be recommending it to all of my female friends.  we will now begin the process of selecting the next book so if you have any suggestions please leave them in the (…) Read more

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    book club selection #3!

    Jun 01, 2010

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    it’s a new month and it’s time for a new book club selection! for this selection we went with something that is very different from our last two, but similar in its messages about freedom and happiness.  the book is called “succulent wild woman” by sark, and was recommended by a fp girl here at (…) Read more

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