Thursday, July 31, 2014

'Your Bookseller and the Perfect Fit'

Shelf Awareness

"There are many different ways books can surprise and delight. I think--I hope--any book lover can relate.... The greatest satisfaction of a bookseller resides here as well. We truly want share with you the passion we feel for 'our' books. If you've ever asked, you know what I'm referring to. You feel it when her voice intensifies, eye-widen and cadence accelerates. 
You see it when he takes off to grab a book, returning to present it to you--two-handed--like a holy text. We're passionate about books. It's why we're here, working at Booksellers.... We've got something that can't be reduced to a formula nor coded as an algorithm. We've got a passion for books and a desire to share it."

--From a Booksellers at Laurelwood, Memphis, Tenn., blog post headlined "Your bookseller and the perfect fit."

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