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12 Ways Working In A Bookstore Is Not How You'd Expect It To Be

"No, that's not available in paperback yet."

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1. Expectation: You'll develop a deeper love for literature.

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2. Expectation: Your interactions with customers will consist of intelligent discussions about books.

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3. Expectation: You'll spend spare time between serving customers reading a good book.

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4. Expectation: The variety of books you sell will fill you with future reading recommendations and broaden your literary horizons.

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5. Expectation: You'll be handing out book recommendations to customers asking for your advice.

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6. Expectation: You'll get to stock the shelves with beautiful and inspiring books.

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7. Expectation: You'll get to order in a wide variety of books.

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8. Expectation: You'll take a step back and proudly admire a book display you put together.

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9. Expectation: Your artistic talents will be put to good use when you create a beautiful window display.

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10. Expectation: You'll develop an encyclopaedic knowledge of where every book is located in-store.

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11. Expectation: Every customer is a beautiful soul.

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12. Expectation: You'll leap out of bed each morning excited to get to work and share your love of literature with the world.

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