In this special two-part series, George ditches the usual crew of guys and switches (read: upgrade) to Karen, who comes back on the Standfast-cast and talks about books… and finding great books on the shelves of actual book stores.

Amazon and the online retailers are convenient. And we’re thankful we have access to so many resources.

But, nothing beats walking the aisles of actual shelves, interacting with shopkeepers who adore hardbacks, and flipping through the pages before you buy.