The Bookshop Podcast

Diane Castro, Sweet Home Books

June 27, 2022 Mandy Jackson-Beverly Season 1 Episode 148
The Bookshop Podcast
Diane Castro, Sweet Home Books
Show Notes

In this episode, I chat with Diane Castro, owner of Sweet Home Books, about her dedicated customer base, the skills she's learned since opening her indie bookshop, places to visit in Wetumpka, and local authors.

 Diane Castro opened Sweet Home Books in downtown Wetumpka, Alabama, in May 2021. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and previously worked as a therapist for a non-profit organization. Diane feels blessed to be surrounded by a supportive family, including her husband Tim and their amazing kids, Tyler ( 20) and Ellie (18). Her favorite days are spent at the bookstore--sometimes working alongside Ellie, sometimes with one of her fantastic employees, and occasionally with her high-maintenance Goldendoodle named Bagel. 

Sweet Home Books

Bel Canto, Ann Patchett

Beartown, Fredrik Backman

 The Children on the Hill, Jennifer McMahon

 Other Birds, Sarah Addison Allen

 My Brother’s Faith, Carlton Fisher


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