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Meet The Team

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


I’m DaRonn. I am one of the Owner's of The Book Nook. I have been in the book industry since 2017 and have a bachelor’s in business. I got my start selling online and out of the back seat of my car until I was able to live my dream of opening a brick-and-mortar store.

Favorite Quote: “It takes a lifetime of hard work to be an overnight success” - Jas Takhar

Favorite Book(s): The Alchemist & Good To Great

Favorite Movie(s): Spaceballs & Back-to-the Future

What I like to do when not working: Hanging out with my kids, watching movies, eating out.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


My name is Virginia! I help customers around the store with my knowledge of literature. I am an avid book lover who will read just about anything I can get my hands on.

Favorite Quote: "That person who helps others simply because it should or must be done, and because it is the right thing to do, is indeed without a doubt, a real superhero" -- Stan Lee

Favorite Books: Frankenstein & On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Favorite Movies: Captain America: The Winter Soldier & Hidden Figures​

What I like to do when not working: Playing tennis with friends, drawing, and hiking.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


Hi I’m Shaee! I am an avid book lover and I love helping customers find items and offer recommendations. I believe that books/the written word hold a lot of power especially in growing times.

Favorite Quote: "Learn from other people's mistakes. Life is too short to make them all yourself". -Sam Levenson

Favorite Book: The Light Between Oceans & Fahrenheit 451

Favorite Movie: Anything Wonder Woman

What I like to do when not working: Relaxing with a good book, exploring new restaurants, or spending time with my family.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


I'm a sales associate here and I love to read - so helping you to find a book you can't put down is my goal! I've been a board gamer and puzzler since a young age so let me help you find one you love!

Favorite Quote: "Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change" - Connor Franta

Favorite Book(s): A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Favorite Movie(s): Startdust and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

When I'm not working, I love to garden, lay out with a good book, or play with my dog and two cats. I'm an avid concert goer - metal music is my favorite! I also enjoy traveling and checking out local spots around Omaha!

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


It’s Brittny here! I am Co-Owner of the Book Nook. My experience with the book industry has been on-n-off these last few years. My true passion is data analytics. So it’s been a dream come true working with the Book Nook.

Favorite Quote: It’s a sports reference but I feel it ties into all aspects of life: “Success isn't given. It's earned. On the track, on the field, in the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear."

Favorite Book: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Favorite Movie: Bella

What I like to do when not working: Relaxing with a good book, exploring the outdoors with Winston, or in the winter-time a good (video) game.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


I'm Morgan, and I've always loved delving into new worlds and meeting new people through books and movies. I believe that storytelling is one of the best things we possess as humans!

Favorite quote: "Have courage and be kind"

Favorite book(s): Circe by Madeline Miller or Pride and Prejudice

Favorite movie(s): Knives Out or Tangled

What I like to do when I'm not working: Hang out with my dogs, play improv games, spend too much time playing The Sims 4.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


I have a great passion and love for the written word, and I really enjoy sharing that with others, especially when I get to help them find their next favorite book at our stores!

Favorite Quote: “We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.”

Favorite Book: Making me choose a favorite book is like making a parent choose their favorite child. I'll go with Geektastic as it's one I want a second copy of to keep pristine and preserved on my shelf.

Favorite Movie: Princess Bride. Or Mulan.

When I'm not working I like to write or draw while listening to music or spend my time watching videos on YouTube.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


I am a sales associate who wants to help you find a book you will love! I am here to assist you with anything you need. My number one goal is customer satisfaction. I think I was selected for this team to do my best at making the workload a little lighter for everyone, and ensuring customers are happy.

Favorite quote: "Carpe Diem, seize the day boys. Make your life extraordinary."- Robin Willams in dead poets society

Favorite book: Anything by Lucy Score.

Favorite movie: Dead poets society.

When i am not working: I am writing poetry, or reading a book.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


My name is Winston and I'm the store greeter. I like meeting new people (though I have my shy moments).

Favorite Quote: “Good Boy”

Favorite Book: Whatever book I happen to fall-asleep on

Favorite Movie: Any movie with dragons

What I like to do when not working: Making people happy and finding food.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


Hello! My name is Lara and I am a sales associate for the BookNook. I enjoy helping get the books, movies, games, etc ready for people to find. I am able to see new genres and ideas everyday. It is so nice to learn and help people who love to read.

Favorite Quote: "Today is the first day of the rest of your life"

Favorite Book(s): Jane Eyre as a stand alone book and then Earth''s Children Series by Jean Auel

Favorite Movie: Sleeping Beauty

​I enjoy the outdoors and attending baseball games. I am trying to work on not watching so much TV (I can watch cooking shows forever!) by starting to relearn crochet and cross-stitching.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member


Hi, my name’s Leah! I’ve loved reading since I was a little kid so it’s a dream come true to be able to work to help people find their passion for books.

Favorite Quote: “You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated.” - Maya Angelou

Favorite Book: Beautiful Boy by David Sheff

Favorite Movie: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

When I am not at work, I love to read and spend time with my cats in my free time. I also like watching and rewatching Gilmore girls, especially during fall.

Book Nook Bookstore Team Member

It Could Be You!

Interested in joining our team, stop by any of our four locations and ask for an application.

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