at least I hope and pray that I will...
Are there certain kinds of books you absolutely won't carry?
And once they're in the store, how long do you keep them around? If you really love a book, will you keep it on the shelves forever?
Do you order many books you don't like, but that you know will sell? Do you ever direct someone away from a book you don't like?
Are there any secrets to handselling? What are you pushing right now?
Is there any way an author can effectively suck up to you so that you'll handsell their book?
Besides writing a great book?
Do blurbs matter a lot?
What's been your best event so far?
And what's on your nightstand?
Last question-- you juggle a lot, as an agent, buyer, event planner. What's the hardest part of your job?
Finding time to read