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About Terri Schmitz

Terri Schmitz is the owner of The Children’s Book Shop in Brookline, Massachusetts, and reviews new editions and reissues for the Horn Book.

Judging a Book by Its Cover (Because Sometimes That’s All We Get): What Makes a Good Bookstore Book?

As an independent bookseller, I have both the luxury and the responsibility of actively choosing every title on the shelves of my store. It’s a source of great pleasure but also much soul searching, because in order to keep my doors open I have to carry certain books that are not at all to my […]