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The Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians

This “celebration of the world of books” (Kirkus) serves up “comfort food for bookworms” (Publishers Weekly) in true stories from the booksellers and librarians–the superheroes of reading–as told to the greatest storyteller of our time, James Patterson.

To be a bookseller or librarian…

You have to play detective.

Be a treasure hunter. A matchmaker. An advocate. A visionary.

A person who creates “book joy” by pulling a book from a shelf, handing it to someone and saying, “You’ve got to read this. You’re going to love it.”

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