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ABOUT

The goal of Whitelam Books is to provide the people of Reading and surrounding communities with personal, insightful service to obtain the next great book they'll read or give as a gift. We are committed to making this world a better place now and for future generations by promoting the value of and pleasure in reading and supporting efforts that enrich life in our community.

In addition to offering a curated selection of new books across a wide variety of genres, Whitelam Book will also offer other unique literary gift items including mugs, t-shirts and prints, toys and board games, and storybook-related toys and puppets, greeting cards, and reading-related items like reading glasses and book lights.

Beyond retail, the book store hopes to be a gathering place and an epicenter of community events. There will be author book signings and readings; book clubs, children's story times, and events that tie in with other Reading businesses and organizations.

TEAM
Nicolle Armistead

ASSISTANT MANAGER/BOOKSELLER

 

Favorite books:  Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, His Dark Materials series by Phillip Pullman

 

Barbara O'Leary

BOOKSELLER

 

"All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." 

  -Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

Daisy Giunta

BOOKSELLER

Favorite book:  Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

Favorite children’s book:  Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan

Priscilla Hollenbeck

BOOKSELLER

Favorite Books:  Trinity, The Mists of Avalon, Wicked.

Jane Jolkovski

BOOKSELLER

Favorite author: Barbara Kingsolver

Fun fact: Majored in Modern American Poetry

Harriet Lyons

BOOKSELLER

Favorite books:  Ender’s Game, Harry Potter, and Adrift.

Favorite children's books:  Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb; Mr. Shaw’s Shipshape Shoe Shop; Fox in Socks; and Little Fur Family.

Liz Whitelam

OWNER/BOOKSELLER

 

Favorite all-time book:  it's trite, but true:  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

Favorite children's book:  The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Edwards.