Sue, what is your role here at Maria's Bookshop?

I'm a Subsitute Bookseller!

How long have you been in that role?

Since 2018 and more regularly since June of 2023.

What's your favorite thing about your role here?

Working and interacting with people who embrace the power of the written word.

What’s your go-to genre? 

Literary fiction, historical fiction, science and nature.

What are you reading right now?

The Cat's Meow by Jonathan B. Losos and The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

What's your favorite book quote?

"She reads books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live" -The Living by Annie Dillard

What book did you just recently finish?

Gilded Mountain by Kate Manning

What's your favorite snack while reading?

Chocolate chip cookies!

And what's the best drink to sip while reading? 

Black coffee.

What's your favorite snack while reading?

Chocolate chip cookies!

What's your favorite format for consuming books? 

I prefer an actual book although I like audiobooks and will entertain e-books occasionally.

Describe your ideal place to read:

In a comfortable chair surrounded by my two cats and my dog.

What book do you think everyone should read?

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

What was your favorite childhood book? 

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery