Staff Picks

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General Manager

  • Fiction
  • Memoir
  • Social Science
  • True Crime

I've been slinging books since I was 18 and reading them much longer. 

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Chloe K.

Assistant Adult Buyer

  • Graphic Novels
  • LGBTQ+
  • Science Fiction

I like lesbian fiction, space opera, and graphic novels. My ideal book is a combination of all three.

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Adult Book Buyer

  • Classics
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction

I've been a bookseller for 15 years and a reader my whole life. I lean towards fiction, but I love any book that fully immerses me, no matter what genre. Reading is like breathing to me!

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Marketing Coordinator

  • Character-Driven Fiction
  • LGBTQ+
  • Magic

I'll love any genre, fiction or non fiction, if I finish the book and feel inspired. Seeing characters learn, grow, and change for the better is more important to me than how realistic the plot is. When an author really focuses in on the emotional journeys of their characters, I'm sold.

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Griffin like the monster


  • Comics
  • Fantasy
  • Graphic Novels
  • Science
  • Science Fiction

I am drawn to the strange, whether it is David Foster Wallace’s ADD driven multi-plots, epistolary works like Ella Minnow Pea, experiments like House of Leaves, hardcore nonfiction on obscure topics, or almost any graphic novel, I ain’t afraid o’ no book!

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  • Graphic Novels
  • Horror
  • Light Novels
  • Mythology
  • Paleontology
  • Science Fiction

Amateur writer, enjoys horror and science fiction.

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Floor Manager

  • Fantasy
  • Literary Fiction
  • Young Adult Fantasy

When I open a book I want to be transported into another world. I use reading as an escape from the hectic world around us. I don't necessarily mean that the book has to be happy go lucky, but I want to experience another version of this life.

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  • Character-Driven Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Memoir
  • Young Adult

I love reading anything character driven, or where the characters and their development are the center of the book. I have ALWAYS loved young adult fiction and fantasy, and that love will never die. Big fan of memoir, fantasy, and general fiction - but mostly anything that makes me ~feel~.

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Events Manager

  • Character-Driven Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mythology
  • Science Fiction

I read a mix of adult and YA titles and will happily dip into any genre, from hard-hitting contemporary to cozy fantasy and beyond. I'll never say no to character-driven books, queer stories, the found family trope, or a good retelling!

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Mattie B

Bookseller II

  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • LGBTQ+
  • Queer
  • Revisionist History

Hey! Mattie B here (he/they). I tend towards nonfiction and poetry, with an emphasis on taking in works from various marginalized communities. If you're looking for BIPOC/LGBTQ+/Disabled and Neurodivergent voices, I can help point you in the right direction if I don't know something myself.

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