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About Us

Lisa Holenko - Owner // Manager // Scout and Wally's Person

Mom of two beauties. Wife of soulmate. Cook. Reader. Hiker. Friend. Happy transplant. Hippie at heart. Peace. "I don't talk things, sir. I talk the meaning of things." Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451


Our Booksellers and Cafe team:

  Karen: Proud Mama. Sister to many. Mountain hikes and desert sunsets. Granny. Dickens. Rainbows. "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." -Oscar Wilde

  Dawn: Hiker, biker, skier, gardener, nature lover, dog mom. "Not all who wander are lost."   Devon: Student, Adventurer, Old soul, Climate activist, Hardcore Marvel fan, Gryffindor, Animal lover, Billingual spanish speaker " It is better to be hated for what you are than loved for what you are not." 

  Kendra: Disney-obessed reader. Slytherin. Miami native. Lover of the nonsensical. 

  Jeremy: Classic nerd who likes sci-fi and board games. Equally enjoys coffee and beer. "Too weird to live and too rare to die." Hunter S Thompson

  Courtney: Laughter seeker. Loving partner. Extrovert. Dog mom. Bad driver. Good friend. 


Our Tumbleweeds (you never know when they might wander in)

  Luke: Teacher, puzzler, mountaineer. Favorite streets include Lexington Avenue, La Camina a Farellones, Rue de la Bûcherie, and Xixi Lu. "The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being." - Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

  Selah: Exhausted college student, filmmaker, fencer, Gryffindor, earl grey aficionado, bubble tea addict, would prefer to be a Tolkein elf, but is in reality a Hobbit. "Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them." -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Heather: Reader & hiker in outdoor spaces. Reader & writer in coffee shop spaces. Feminist, barista, yogi, skier, & happy camper. "No book is dangerous in and of itself, you know. But historically, reading a book in the wrong way has led to terrible consequences." Edgar Cantero, Meddling Kids

  Elizabeth: Quick-witted literary theory enthusist, mother, gardener, tree hugger, lover of the Great Lakes and the Rocky Mountains, adopter of the unwanted, seeker of quiet, demander of peace. “There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.” ― Linda Hogan


Our Behind the Scenes team: Claudine - Events