Meet A Nantucket Book Worm – Skyler Lendway

Name: Skyler Lendway

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Mitchell’s, Bookworks or Both? Both

How long have you worked here?

3 – 4 years

Favorite Nantucket Book:

In the Heart of the Sea, Away Off Shore by Nathaniel Philbrick, Walking Nantucket by Peter Brace

Favorite books as a child:


Favorite Literary Quote:

A good bookshop is just a genteel Black Hole that knows how to read.”
― Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards!

Last Book that made you cry:

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Nifenegger

Last Book that made you laugh:

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

What kinds of books do you enjoy reading?

Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science & Nature, Graphic Novels

Favorite Books:

A Song of Fire & Ice by George R.R. Martin

Literary Guilty Pleasure: ­

How can reading make you feel guilty? 🙂

If you could have a dinner with three authors who would they be?

Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Hayao Miyazaki

If you could have lunch with three fictional literary characters who would they be?

Kvothe the Flame, Tyrion Lannister, The Great Wizard Howl

Favorite Place to read a book on island:

My backyard

What are you reading right now? ­­­­­­­

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

Come visit Skyler at Bookworks & Mitchells this summer for some Sci-Fi Recommendations.



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