reading is everything

Storm is a Virginia native, recently moved to Atlanta. They played viola in the Virginia Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Carolyn is recently retired from Emory, and in her retirement, wanted to come work at Tall Tales. She is a voracious reader of literary fiction, and with her sister, has enough books to open their own library.

Emily returned to Georgia from Florida's beaches and bookstores. She reads fantasy, travel writing, and southern fiction.

Ursula reads mostly fiction and narrative non-fiction. If you need directions around Emory, Ursula's your gal, particularly if you also need them in German.

Martha reads mostly fiction and mystery, with the occasional sci-fi / fantasy book thrown in for good measure. She also reads psychology books, and is highly knowledgeable about gardening and north Georgia.

Susan reads mysteries; lots of mysteries. Also, ask her advice about where to eat in Paris.

Marlene owned Tall Tales for over 30 years, and is known around town as The Book Whisperer. Her specialty is literary fiction.

Rebekah is the store owner. She reads mysteries, romance, all things paranormal, and the occasional non-fiction tome. She can recommend a book, bake you a pie, or fix that hole in your sweater.

Jessica reads fiction, teen, food, travel, bio, non-fiction, graphic novels, and some other stuff. If you know of new places in town to get vegetarian gravy, let her know.

Rachelle is a recent graduate of SCAD, where she earned a degree in Equestrian Studies. Ask her for recommendations on children's books.


Eve is a native Atlantan, and reads literary fiction, mysteries, and poetry.

Alana teaches art, and enjoys reading things that are eerie, chilling, and otherwise suspenseful.