Tag: Asbury Book Collective

Episode 36: Asbury Book Cooperative

Amy and Joe talk with Janet Torsney and Liza Minno Bloom of Asbury Book Cooperative while social distancing from their respective homes with the help of Ming Chen from A Shared Universe PodcaStudio. This week we continue our series of conversations about the covid pandemic and its effect on our little corner of the world. Janet and Liza discuss the development and launch of the co-op, and how the co-op is doing in these Covid days. They answer the questions about if anyone is reading books, their favorite reads, and trends they saw of in the pandemic.

Asbury Pod 13: Jan Sparrow

Amy & Joe sit down with words! proprietor Jan Sparrow before their annual Friendsgiving celebration. Jan discusses her corporate life, the trials and tribulations of owning a bookstore, Asbury Park then and now, and what’s on the horizon for words! specifically and brick & mortar bookstores in general.