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The Book House founder and owner since 1986, mother of three, rare book specialist and appraiser. Need a book? She can find it!

“Books unite us. Sharing stories important to us means sharing a part of ourselves. Books reach across boundaries and build connections between readers. Censorship, on the other hand, divides us and creates barriers.”


The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story By Nikole Hannah-Jones (Created by), The New York Times Magazine (Created by), Caitlin Roper (Editor), Ilena Silverman (Editor), Jake Silverstein (Editor) Cover Image
Call Us What We Carry: Poems By Amanda Gorman Cover Image
The Lincoln Highway: A Read with Jenna Pick (A Novel) By Amor Towles Cover Image
Station Eleven: A Novel (National Book Award Finalist) By Emily St. John Mandel Cover Image
The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin By Ursula  K. Le Guin Cover Image


Our British ex-patriate, unreasonably and willfully tall. Lives and breathes Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Magical Realism. And cat fur.


Revelation Space (The Inhibitor Trilogy #1) By Alastair Reynolds Cover Image
Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes: The Official Biography By Rob Wilkins Cover Image
Lord of Light By Roger Zelazny Cover Image
Ringworld: A Novel By Larry Niven Cover Image
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome By Mary Beard Cover Image


Arrived in St. Louis in 2015; loves it all except for that weird stuff you call cheese. Will read almost anything, especially if it has nice typesetting.


The Baron In The Trees By Italo Calvino Cover Image
Dune Messiah By Frank Herbert Cover Image
The Wind in the Willows and Other Stories (Word Cloud Classics) By Kenneth Grahame, Arthur Rackham (Illustrator) Cover Image
Anathem By Neal Stephenson Cover Image
The Silmarillion By J.R.R. Tolkien Cover Image


Almost as tall as Dave; likes giving treats to dogs.


Red Rising (Red Rising Series #1) By Pierce Brown Cover Image
We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (Bobiverse #1) By Dennis E. Taylor Cover Image
Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Novel By Ray Bradbury Cover Image
The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle #1) By Patrick Rothfuss Cover Image