They began making plans to open a Cajun creole food truck, which would have more flexible hours and allow more time to teach their children. The prices helped more than 10,000 books leave the store. If she couldn’t have a buyer to carry on the business, she wanted the books to go to people who cared about them.
They were also in talks with a potential buyer until Monday, and then that deal fell through. The Facebook post brought in an army’s worth of book lovers, teachers, parents and even one man who traveled all the way from Miami to stuff his trunk with the Spencers’ collection.
Sarasota readers were more than willing to lend a hand.
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Leigh Spencer had heard so many times that books were out of style, and this felt like proof that wasn't necessarily true. There’s an intimacy and a reverence with those pages, she said, that just doesn’t happen with an e-reader.
That passion hasn’t been lost in the shift to devices, but selling that passion is a whole 'nother story.The couple has been trying to sell the bookstore since September, and potential buyers have been hard to come by.Something About a Book has had three other owners and a few different names since it first opened in 1992.Wednesday morning books were leaving the store by the armload and the trunkload.It was an emotional morning for the Spencers, but an oddly satisfying one.The sign on the store still says Jan’s Paperbacks, but the Spencers have run the shop and used it to home-school their children for about three years.