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Booksellers Rock! Jessilynn Norcross, McLean and Eakin Booksellers

June 24, 2014 • No Comments

Name: Jessilynn Norcross aka Princess Jessilynn
Title: Owner/Children’s Buyer/Bookseller
Bookstore: McLean and Eakin Booksellers
Bio: 11 years as a bookseller at McLean and Eakin doing everything from gift buying, children’s programming and buying, events coordinating,…

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Booksellers Rock! Whitney Spotts, Schuler Books & Music

1 Comment June 3, 2014 • 1 Comment

Name: Whitney Spotts.
Job title: Author Events Coordinator.
Bookstore: Schuler Books & Music.
Brief Bio: I am a former ballet-dancing-choir-singing-volleyball-player with a Masters from University of London, Goldsmith’s College in 20th Century English Lit. I am allergic to most…

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Booksellers Rock! Julie Wernersbach, BookPeople

1 Comment April 11, 2014 • 1 Comment

Name: Julie Wernersbach
Job title: Publicist
Bookstore: BookPeople, Austin, Texas
Brief Bio: I was born on a warm Spring morning in April of 1981; John Lennon was dead, Charles and Di were engaged and the internet was but a…

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Booksellers Rock! Nicole Magistro, The Bookworm of Edwards

3 Comments March 3, 2014 • 3 Comments

Name: Nicole Magistro
Job title: Owner, book buyer
Bookstore: The Bookworm of Edwards
Brief Bio: After spending way too much money on an education to become a writer (Northwestern University), Nicole had to get a day…

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Booksellers Rock! Carol Price Spurling, BookPeople of Moscow

1 Comment January 15, 2014 • 1 Comment

Name: Carol Price Spurling
Title: Manager/co-owner/head buyer/bookkeeper etc.
Bookstore: BookPeople of Moscow
Brief Bio: I grew up a confirmed bookworm (yet still athletic!) in small-town Iowa, graduated as an English major from Central College, then…

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Bookstore Tumblrs we like

No Comments November 17, 2013 • No Comments

We have such fun with our Tumblr blog (Are you following us? You should follow us. Please follow us.) that we want to share some of the awesome indie bookstore Tumblrs we follow. Check ‘em…

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Booksellers Rock! Gerry Donaghy, Powell’s

No Comments November 7, 2012 • No Comments

Name: Gerry Donaghy
Bookstore: Powell’s City of Books
Title: New Book Purchasing Supervisor
Brief Bio: I was born in Philadelphia in the late 60’s, graduated from Reed College, and have worked at Powell’s for over…

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Booksellers Rock! Megan Sullivan, Harvard Book Store

4 Comments August 8, 2012 • 4 Comments

Name: Megan Sullivan
Bookstore: Harvard Book Store
Title: Head Buyer
Brief Bio: I started working at HBS part time in 1999 while going to graduate school. The bookstore life appealed to me more than the…

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Booksellers Rock! Jason Smith, The Book Table

No Comments May 4, 2012 • No Comments

Name: Jason Smith
Bookstore: The Book Table
Title: Co-owner
Brief Bio: Jason began selling books in 1991, moving from one Chicago independent bookstore to another. In 2003, he and his wife, Rachel Weaver, opened The…

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Booksellers Rock! Kelly Justice, Fountain Bookstore

15 Comments February 6, 2012 • 15 Comments

Name: Kelly Justice
Bookstore: Fountain Bookstore
Title: Boss Lady
Brief Bio: Kelly bought The Fountain in January 2008 after managing it since 2000 and she has been a professional independent bookseller since 1989.
What books…

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