• Marite Dh

    So, so true. Happiness = bookstore AND a doxie!

  • Holly Howell

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  • Olywordsmith

    Truth. I part with my dollars in bookstores.

  • Jenny Robinson

    Not a book worth reading, but a sentiment worth sharing.

  • Lauren Humphrey

    That is the life lesson for people who say money can't buy happiness

  • jendlo

    "Whoever said money can't buy happiness has obviously never been inside a bookstore."

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