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Project Hail Mary: A Novel By Andy Weir Cover Image

Mark Paoletti

I grew up in Salt Lake and graduated from the U. I did a stint in social services that included Americorps and The Road Home.

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Project Hail Mary: A Novel By Andy Weir Cover Image

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The Night Circus: A Novel By Erin Morgenstern Cover Image

Brady Parkin

Brady came to Salt Lake City in 2019 and immediately fell in love with The King’s English. As a part-time bookseller, he also wants to become a bookish influencer. Aside from reading, you’ll often find Brady cheering on his favorite sports teams or catching the newest movies in theaters.

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The Night Circus: A Novel By Erin Morgenstern Cover Image

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image

Alexis Powell

Alexis is new to SLC but will forever be a California girl at heart. She currently attends VCFA, where she will receive her MFA Writing for Children and Young Adults. Oftentimes you can find her haunting TKE's Speculative Fiction, Horror, and Manga sections.

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image

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Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? By Mark Fisher Cover Image

Chris Richards

A reformed surgeon, aspiring permaculturist, and aspirational Celtic fiddler, Chris has a wide range of reading interests. She’s excited to be on the TKE team and will be spending her spare time trying to catch up on all the great books out there.

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Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? By Mark Fisher Cover Image

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Escargot By Dashka Slater, Sydney Hanson (Illustrator) Cover Image

Michaela Riding

Michaela adores creative nonfiction, from letters written to men real and imagined, through memoirs about grief and falconry, to a history of salt, and if there's a long-form essay about gardening and post-colonialism along the way, all the better.

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Escargot By Dashka Slater, Sydney Hanson (Illustrator) Cover Image

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Mamo By Sas Milledge Cover Image

Lorrin Spangler

Lorrin is a friend to all things furry and a lover of all things bookish. You can find her consumed in the latest YA fantasy or Sci-fi series, where she’ll be reading just to play detective and figure out the ending before even the author knows.

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Mamo By Sas Milledge Cover Image

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The List of Things That Will Not Change By Rebecca Stead Cover Image

Nathan Spofford

For as long as he can remember, Nathan has loved words, story, and books. His passion for children’s books was kindled at university when taking a class in children’s literature. He has been reading and buying books ever since.

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The List of Things That Will Not Change By Rebecca Stead Cover Image

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Promise Boys By Nick Brooks Cover Image

Antonia Squire

Antonia has been a children's bookseller for almost 20 years. She started her bookselling career in Northern California, then relocated back to the UK in 2015 where she  ran her own bookshop on the Dorset Coast.

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Promise Boys By Nick Brooks Cover Image

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Starling House: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image

Alex Weston

Alex loves to genre jump in her reading journey; some of her favorite categories include contemporary young adult, literary fiction, romance and poetry. In her spare time she writes novels, rollerblades and reads the Bad Guys books with her son.

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Starling House: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Alix E. Harrow Cover Image

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