The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert; It doesn't matter if you relished or reviled "Eat, Pray, Love." With this novel about a young 19th-century Philadelphia woman who becomes a world-renowned botanist, Gilbert shows herself to be a writer at the height of her powers.
Be brave. Without bravery, you will never know the world as richly as it longs to be known. Without bravery, your life will remain small - far smaller than you probably wanted your life to be. ~ 22 Motivational Quotes From Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic