A Bookstore in Oakland, Illustrated

spectator books oakland ca bookstore illustration

This is my local bookstore, Spectator Books in Oakland. They are always nice to my dog and give her treats when we go in.

The first bookstore I ever loved was my local Barnes and Noble when I was growing up. I know it is very uncool love a corporate bookstore, but I loved going there. (And I ended up working there for two summers when I was in high school, and it was as glorious as I’d hoped it would be.)

What’s your favorite bookstore, and what do you love about it?

I sketched this on a tablet as part of my on-going attempt to try to get better at art stuff. It’s a hobby that’s a work in progress, but I’ve found it’s a good activity to do while listening to audiobooks.

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