Brittany is an English teacher in the making who is absorbing every ounce of literature she can. She loves historical fiction and fantasy, and is wading into the classics. Story is everything. To quote Madeleine L'engle, "[Jesus] was a God who told stories." You'll find her behind the front counter when she's not selling coffee in the Cafe.
Candace is the hopeless romantic who loves all books about historical fiction, classical literature, fantasy, history, and biographies. Mostly Jane Austen though. She is always daydreaming about her next trip whilst enjoying her avid obsession of theater plays, classical orchestras and operas. You can find her Monday to Saturday.
Doris handles the till and mail orders. One of Doris' dreams was to get locked in the House of James with a good cup of coffee where she could read books to her heart's content. She loves historical fiction, romantic comedies, suspense and action (no gore please) and biographies of people who changed their worlds. She can usually be found around the front counter ready to give you advice on the latest book she has read.
Elise is our token American married to a Canadian. She loves anything Disney, coffee and ice cream! Her reading preferences are in classical literature, historical fiction, fantasy, history, biographies and silly jokes. In the store she helps out with the music ordering, Bible imprinting, cards, receiving, as well as tidying and restocking shelves (basically, she does a bit of everything). You can find her Monday to Saturday.
Kristyn works in the card, engraving and gift department here at House of James. Originally starting in the coffeeshop, she moved over to our books and has thrived here. Kristyn has a passion for apologetics, fantasy and children's literature. You can find her most often Tuesdays to Saturdays.
Lando's PicksLando is the owner of House of James, the head of this bookstore ship. He started selling Bibles and books in 1973 in response to the needs he saw in those who came to the Coffeehouse outreach to learn and understand God's Word. Now over forty years in the business and he's still going. Lando enjoys a good fiction novel or biography.
Lynn is our intrepid shipper and receiver, tackling the mounds of boxes we get in the back for nine years. She also orders in our toys and puzzles and keeps that section organized. In her reading she enjoys getting lost in fantasy, mystery and suspense novels.
Moe is a full time Mom and a part time book lover. She enjoys reading anything that will help her become a better Christian, woman, mother and wife. She loves books that are uplifting and practical. If they have some humour incorporated, even the better.
Pierre is the resident geek and Bible sourcing guy. He enjoys many book genres including Fiction action, thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, historical.
Of all the books in the world, only one was given to us by our loving Father so that we might know Him and His will. Since He has given us His word and preserved it through the millenia, we who call ourselves His children should be take it seriously. "Has God said...?" was Satan's first line of attack to separate mankind from God and he continues to use it to great effect today. Like our master, our answer should be "it is written"... That being the case we seek to know and understand the Bible so theology and apologetics books are great tools.