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Wendy's Not-to-be-Missed Mysteries

If you’ve perused our mystery section you’ve undoubtedly seen staff picks from our mystery expert, Wendy. She’s a lover of mystery novels, reads more than the rest of the staff combined, and will also be leading the Wonderlust Mystery Book Discussion through MSU Extended University. We asked her for ten not-to-be-missed mystery reads that will be perfect for your autumn reading.

 

The Child by Fiona Barton

Top Ten Graphic Novels for Summer

Summertime is the time for all comic book characters to hit the silver screen so while you're on the beach this summer, why not take add one of these secret origins to your reading list? Our bookseller and graphic novel aficionado Harry lists his top ten graphic novels for Summer 2017.

Books for All Ages

1. Bone by Jeff Smith

Meet a Bookseller — Wendy

 

What do you do at the bookstore?

My job is to socialize and talk about books. I also carry books around, alphabetize, and clean shelves. All books, all the time!  I need to be as knowledgeable as possible about many different genres of books, although my favorite sections are mystery, cooking, adventure/travel and nature.

Goodbye Summer, Hello Great Reading!

 

Love it or hate it, it’s hard to deny that summer is slowly but surely becoming autumn. In the bookstore, the changes are marked in a variety of ways. For one, our well-loved floors are littered with increasingly more debris from dead leaves. It won’t be long now until we have to shut the door to keep piles of fallen leaves and gusts of cold air from swirling in the door and around the card racks.

Meet a Bookseller — Kathy

 

What do you do at the bookstore?

My job at the bookstore entails an endless list of tasks. Most imporantly, I am learning how to be a bookseller. Not only am I learning about books and authors, but also learning how to best serve bookstore customers.

What do you do outside of the bookstore?

Meet a Bookseller — Katie

What do you do at the bookstore?

I am amongst the ranks of booksellers, and still learning how to be a good one. Helping people find books and recommending new great reads is a big part of my job, but I also do a lot to keep the store in good order. I am helping to host author events now, too, which can be fun.

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