Meet a Bookseller: Amy S.

Happy Meet a Bookseller Monday! We’re excited to introduce bookseller Amy S. of Changing Hands in Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona.

How did you get into bookselling?

I grew up in bookstores, so really this just felt like a natural progression for me from lifelong patron of bookstores to bookseller.

What do you love most about being a bookseller?

Connecting with customers over the books we love.

What do you love most about your bookstore?

We have such an incredible staff, and such incredible regular customers. They’re what make coming to work every day such a joy.

What are you listening to right now?

Queer City, by Peter Ackroyd

What audiobooks would you recommend or are among your favorites?

Recent favorites (though not recent releases) are Patrick Melrose: The Novels by Edward St. Aubyn, The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli, and Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman (read by Armie Hammer).

Where / when do you listen to audiobooks?

I generally listen during my commute to and from work, but I also like to listen while I cook.

What is your favorite thing about audiobooks through

I love having a reliable digital resource for audio-books that has nothing to do with Amazon, and everything to do with Indies.

What do you do when you’re not selling books?

Read and listen to them!

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