Portrait of a Bookseller: Maddox

How would you describe your job to someone you just met?

My job is amazing. I work with kind-hearted and talented co-workers. I love spending my time surrounded by books while working.

Last book you loved?

Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippmann

Maddox on the Colorado River!

Maddox on the Colorado River!

Where are you originally from?

I am originally from Flagstaff, Arizona

What did you do before you came to Bright Side?

I was and currently am in school and work part time.

What is the best part of your job?

The best part of my job is to be in a cozy, beautiful, and calming environment surrounded by great people and books.

When you’re not reading, what do you like to do in your free time?

In my free time I am either with the people I love, doing schoolwork, or outside.

Recommend an author/book you think everybody should read:

Dean Koontz- The Jane Hawk Series. His writing is suspenseful, fast paced, and beautifully put together.

Do you collect any particular types of books?

I tend to collect Poetry and Mystery/Thriller books. Many of my favorite poets are published through Andrew McMeel.