Bookstore Staff

Beth Seufer Buss
General Bookstore Manager  |

Beth wants to read all the books and save all the animals.
Her favorite books to recommend are Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú, and The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory.

Caleb Masters
Inventory Manager  |

Caleb would like all of the books all of the time, please.
Caleb's favorite books to recommend are The Buried Giant by Kazou Ishiguro, Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, and American Hippo by Sarah Gailey.


 Kate Storhoff
Floor Manager  |

Kate is a musicologist and loves music history almost as much as she loves books.
Kate's three favorite books to recommend are The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee, The Ensemble by Aja Gabel, and The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty.

Frontline Bookseller  |

Cat enjoys reading SciFi and YA fantasy—and she loves writing it, too.
Cat's favorite books to recommend are Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas, The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner, and Furyborn by Claire Legrand.


Frontline Bookseller  |

David studies Art, Archaeology, and Arabic at Wake Forest—with a minor in Advanced Alliteration.
David's favorite books to recommend are A Tiger for Malgudi by R. K. Narayan, The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill, and The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman.


Frontline Bookseller  |

Besides reading, Ellen loves British television, blogging, and staying caffeinated (all the coffee, please)!
Ellen's favorite books to recommend are Less by Andrew Sean Greer, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, and The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo.

Frontline Bookseller  |

Em's words to live by: "Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable" — Cesar A. Cruz
Em's favorite books to recommend are Rutting Season by Mandeliene Smith, Dopesick by Beth Macy, and Gender Outlaw by Kate Bornstein.


Frontline Bookseller  |

Lany can usually be found eating oranges and talking about printmaking.
Lany's favorite books to recommend are Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell, The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley, and The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake by Breece D'J Pancake.

Frontline Bookseller  |

When not reading, Lisa crochets, sings with Heart of the Triad Choral Society, and snuggles with her guinea pigs. 
Lisa's favorite books to recommend are Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, Ready Player One by Robin Sloan, and The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones.

Frontline Bookseller  |

Teresa is pleased to be spending her Act 2 at Bookmarks as a bookseller (after being a longtime a volunteer).
Teresa's favorite books to recommend are Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, The Goldfinch by Donna Tart, and Calypso by David Sedaris.