Caitlin

Blog 141: Books that customers always ask for…

I have been working at the bookshop, Westwood Books for almost six years, and in that time I’ve heard some weird and wonderful books requests. It always feels great when a customer walks in looking for a specific book that they haven’t been able to track down and you just so happen to have a […]

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Caitlin

Blog 79: Two Years In A Bookshop.

Happy New Year! So it has been just over two years since I first started working in a second-hand bookshop, and as a follow-up to my blog ‘One Year In A Bookshop’, I thought I would write another blog to update you on my experiences and see if anything has changed. As many of you […]

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Caitlin

Blog 61: Dreaming About Owning a Bookshop? Read This Book…

Although I’ve been busy writing away in a vampire-style, hermit fashion, I have read one book recently that made me chuckle and say ‘this sounds familiar’. Why familiar? Well it’s because this book gives an honest insider’s view of my part-time job, and that book is Shaun Bythell’s ‘Diary Of A Bookseller’.        If you […]

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