the bookshop of Senoia
Our mission is to create a space for Book Lovers. We hope that you can press pause on your day and daydream, to read the stories of others, and to share your own. This is a place for community, a place to discover new worlds, to grow, to find comfort, excitement, literary friends and real ones too. We are a place for peace, a sweet treat, and conversation. Welcome to Book Love.
What We Do
When I travel, I always stop at local independent bookshops. In each one, I always find something that I love. When daydreaming about opening my own bookshop, I wanted to bring in pieces of all of these other shops. Book Love is everything I love about bookshops. I'm offering 1000 square feet of book lover paradise (at least my version of it). I've lovingly curated each genre to bring you the books that everyone is talking about, favorite authors, and some lesser known stories that just have to be read. We even offer e-books and audio books. 95% of our inventory is new and 5% is previously loved. We also have a sweet children's section. I've also curated literary themed items to fit the three top places people enjoy reading: while traveling, while cozy on a sofa or in bed, and while in the bath. I have tried to think of everything that we book lovers love. Oh! And...our itty bitty café! Think cannoli, tiramisu, teas imported from England and some other sweet surprises.
We only stock 5% of our stock with previously loved books. Books can be sold to us by appointment only. Call or email to book a time. Please only bring up to 20 books. The books must be in "like new" condition. They also must have been published within the past two years. Sorry, but we do not purchase previously loved children's books, reference books, or cookbooks. We purchase the book from you, for store credit that can be used on anything in our store including the café.
BOOK LOVE's owner-operator
I'm Theresa, and I have loved stories since forever. It all began with Ramona Quimby and Amelia Bedelia. My reading became a little more sophisticated as I grew (sometimes by only a little), and I have always loved to read about the lives of others. Words are powerful and important. That's what led me to become a TV/Radio reporter and producer. After having children, I pivoted and worked in newspaper and magazine and even voice-over. While I loved interviewing and writing, I missed visual story telling. I pulled out my old college photography books, and opened a successful licensed photography business. I was able to tell people's stories one frame at a time. After 8 years, I was ready for a new adventure. (Georgia summers are HOT, there were scary horses and ant vicious hills. Don't ask. Or maybe do. They are good stories.) After a lot of dreaming and research, I am thrilled to once again pivot within the world of story telling, this time bringing the written word of others to you.