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ABOUT PAGE 42

Community impact, one book at a time!

Page 42 is dedicated to impacting our community through the power of books. We believe that access to great literature should be affordable no matter your income level. That's why we are dedicated to being the low -priced leader for books in Spokane, Washington.

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ABOUT THE OWNERS

Friends for over 14 years, Emily and Alicia always dreamed of opening a bookstore together when they retired. Emily managed Page 42 under previous ownership, with the intention of leaving when she graduated from Gonzaga. When the previous owners offered to sell, Emily jumped on the chance, and immediately asked Alicia to join her on this earlier-than-expected entrepreneurship opportunity.
 
Now they are a dream team that is determined to make a positive impact on our community, one book at a time.

 

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Emily and Alicia can be seen in their natural habitat, slinging books, cracking jokes, and having fun.

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PAGE 42 CREW

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Emily Peterson

Owner and Woman of the Year 2022

When she isn't working the storefront, Emily enjoys throwing community events,  filling little free libraries, reading personal growth and romance, and making bookmarks.

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Alicia McCann

Owner

Born and raised in Spokane, Alicia has developed her passion for literature, nature, and creative art. She enjoys animals, volunteering, hiking, and painting in her free time.

(Tell your dog I said "hi!")

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Mikala

Bookseller

A ray of sunshine who specializes in keeping our shelves well stocked and our customers happy. In her free time, she enjoys board games and re-reading nostalgic kids books.

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Jimmy

Online Bookseller

One of our online and in-store sales associates, Jimmy enjoys reading satire, eclectic history, and finding creative ways to cook with garlic. 

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Alex

Online Bookseller

Page 42's on-site spooky artist. Her art can be purchased in-store or seen here. 

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She enjoys reading  horror and graphic novels.

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Willow

Acquisition Assistant

The local Cryptid with occasional sightings in-store. They enjoy graphic novels, esoterica, and nature guides.

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Sarah Rose 

Acquisition Assistant

Sarah Rose is an artist, activist, and bug-enthusiast. Her art can be purchased in-store or seen here: Instagram.com/sarahrose.artworks 

When not in store, she can be found advocating for safer streets and painting bugs on bikes. 

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