Shauna Niequist is the author of Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living, , Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes, Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the Extraordinary Nature of Everyday Life, and Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way. Shauna is a bookworm, a beach bum, an enthusiastic home cook and a passionate gatherer of people.