Episode #006: Midlife Intuition – Jeannine Cook

harriett's bookshop

Do you ever feel a desire to do something that’s so outside of your comfort zone, with no real understanding as to why? Jeannine Cook calls that intuition.

In episode 6 of Midlife Plot Twists, Jeannine shares about her journey to opening Harriett’s Bookshop a few weeks before COVID happened, along with the good, the bad, and the ugly that came with it. Listen in as she shares about some of her favorite reads, how this shop has impacted her life, and where her intuition is calling her to next.

Get to Know Jeannine (1:26)

Notoriety at Harriet’s Bookshop (4:40)

Opportunities During Dark Times (6:21)

Running the Bookstore During COVID (10:32)

PlotTwists with Puppies (16:54)

Bookshop – The Good (19:31)

Bookshop – The Bad (20:13)

The Sisterhood Sit-In (27:13)

Currently Reading: (41:07)
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

Looking Forward To: (41:53)
Ida B the Queen

Book on Her Heart: Another by Christian Robinson (47:58)

Advice to Her Younger Self: You can be loved for being you. You don’t have to hurt to get love. You don’t have to sacrifice for love. (49:36)

Harriett’s Bookshop
My General Tubman
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

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