Job Title: Bookseller
On your nightstand now: Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye and Life After Life by Jill McCorkle
Favorite book when you were a child: Nancy Drew
Your top five authors: Kurt Vonnegut, Tom Robbins, Sarah Addison Allen, Mark Twain, Thomas Pynchon
Book you've faked reading: Hotel New Hampshire (I couldn't finish it)
Book you are an evangelist for: The Girl Who Chased the Moon
Book you've bought for the cover: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
Book that changed your life: Cat's Cradle
Favorite line from a book: Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.― Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five
Book you most want to read again for the first time: Cat's Cradle
Book you'd take with you to a desert island: an unabridged dictionary
Favorite quotation: When the only tool in your toolbox is a hammer, all your problems start to look like nails.
Song that has played the most on your MP3 player: I don't have an MP3 player
Best way to spend a weekend: reading, discussing books, attending a poetry reading
Your go-to pick for movie night: romantic comedy
Favorite Vacation Destination: NC mountains
Window or Aisle: window
What is the first giveaway that a book is going to be good: I am late getting back from lunch because I could't stop reading
Best TV or Movie adaptation of a book: A Clockwork Orange
Book character you would like to play in a movie: Bella Swan
Website you have spent the most time reading: Facebook

Sheri's Recent Reviews

Excellent historical fiction with an edge-of-your-seat mystery. The story centers on Scotland Yard just after the time of Jack the Ripper.  The city is growing too fast for its own good, and the much-needed police force is not trusted because of their failure to solve the Ripper case - and now it looks like there may be another mass murderer surfacing.  With the help of early forensics techniques, our heroes must track down a twisted killer and keep the unappreciative public safe.


If you like dogs, you will LOVE this book. It's told from the viewpoint of a dog.  He believes he will be reincarnated as a human (he saw it on TV once) so he tries to act more human.  He wants to help his family with their problems, but he can only watch their trouble unfold and lament his lack of opposable thumbs.

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