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Mary Ann Shaffer

Mary Ann Shaffer (13 December 1934 – 16 February 2008) is an American writer, editor, librarian, and a bookshop worker.

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“Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.” – Mary Ann Shaffer
"Do you arrange your books alphabetically? (I hope not.)" - Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
"I have gone to this bookshop for yrs, always finding the one book I wanted - and then 3 more I hadn?t known I wanted." - Mary Ann Shaffer
Naturally curly hair is a curse, and don't ever let anyone tell you different.― Mary Ann Shaffer. Caribbean Style Ha…
“Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary. Ann Shaffer was left in by
“I think you learn more if you're laughing at the same time.” ― Mary Ann Shaffer
The Face at the Window by Kiran Manral and The Guernsey Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
On page 52 of 274 of The Guernsey Literary and, by Mary Ann Shaffer: I think I'm reading a...
Men are more interesting in books then they are in real life --- Mary Ann shaffer. And movies tooo 󾌪󾌪󾌪
Marked as to-read: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel... by Mary Ann Shaffer
"I never met a man half so true as a dog. Treat a dog right, he'll keep you company and be your friend" - Mary Ann Shaffer
“Perhaps there is some secret sort of homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” Mary Ann Shaffer
Book Club is this Wednesday, July 10th at 7pm at the NIB office. Book of discussion is The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer.
Lovely description of something I notice all the time... "Have you ever noticed that when your mind is awakened or drawn to someone new, that person's name suddenly pops up everywhere you go? My friend Sophie calls it coincidence, and Mr. Simpless, my parson friend, calls it Grace. He thinks that if one cares deeply about someone or something new one throws a kind of energy out into the world, and 'fruitfulness' is drawn in." --Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer. Someone I'd never heard of Until today. She was the 2nd Black woman to receive a law degre
Then I imagined a lifetime of having to cry to get him to be kind, and I went back to no again - Mary Ann Shaffer
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