Gennys

Gennys, what do you do at the bookshop? 

I've been a Bookseller since April of 2022 and am the Assistant to the Shipping & Receiving Manager, Nina!

How long have you been in that new role?

Since the start of 2023.

What do you love about your new role?

Getting to see every book before it goes out on the floor.

What’s your go-to genre? Fantasy, a little Sci-Fi and Horror.

What are you reading right now? The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

What's the last book you finished? Vicious by V.E. Schwab

Favorite Book Quote: "I love having existential crises at bedtime, it's so restful." -from A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

Best Drink to Sip While Reading: Earl Grey

What do you eat when you're reading? Charcuterie ;)

Favorite format for consuming books? Physical books and audiobooks through Libro.fm

Describe Your Ideal Place to Read: A cozy nook or on the beach

What is your preferred method of bookmarking? My new metal bookmark shaped like a sword!

When do you read? Whenever I have a moment to myself.

Do you read alone or with company? Alone or with Carter

What book do you think everyone should read? Prophet by Helen MacDonald and Sin Blaché

Best Book Recommendation You’ve Received: Prophet by Helen MacDonald and Sin Blaché

What book have you re-read the most? The Scholomance Series by Naomi Novik (A Deadly Education, The Last  Graduate, The Golden Enclaves) and The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

What book has challenged you the most? House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

What book have you not wanted to end? Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson

Name someone you've read about with whom you want to be best buds: Kaladin from The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson

What was your favorite book from childhood? The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen

Quick! Recommend a book! Babel by R.F. Kuang