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Meet the Staff

We cherish our long-standing relationships with customers. Let us help you find the perfect book or gift!

Below you'll find a little more about us, as well as the titles we've been championing this month. For more of our favorite books, check out our archive of previous staff reading. To see what is currently on each person's in-store picks, check out their reading shelves!

Current staff picks:


Specialty: Owner, gift and card buyer

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All-time favorite books: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom; The Red Tent by Anita Diamant; The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein; Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple


Specialty: Adult book buyer

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All-time Favorite Books: The Bottom of the Sky by Rodrigo Frésan; Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns; Eve Out of Her Ruins by Amanda Devi


Specialty: Out of print books; general bookseller

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Specialty: Children's book buyer

Reading Shelf

All-time favorite books: All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy; Five Skies by Ron Carlson; Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun; Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery; Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper


Specialty: General bookseller

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All-time favorite books: The Lymond Chronicles by Dorothy Dunnett; Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher; Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos; pretty much anything by Elizabeth Goudge


Specialty: General bookseller

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All-time favorite books: Beloved by Toni Morrison; Middlemarch by George Eliot; The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster; Fingersmith by Sarah Waters; Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler; Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell


Specialty: General bookseller; Events, Marketing, and Web Content Coordinator

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All-time favorite books: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte; Unwind by Neal Shusterman; Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf; The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery; The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath


Specialty: Open Book Club host

All-time favorite books: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry; Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff; The Likeness by Tana French; Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese