John Mesjak is the founder and editor of the book blog my3books.com , and an independent sales rep with Abraham Associates in the Midwest . He’s a graduate of Marquette University. He lives in Sycamore, IL with his wife and daughter. As a former independent bookseller, current sales rep for independent publishers, and now a scrappy book blogger, he would offer you this advice: If you want to discover the next great book that you’ll love, ask a bookseller. Don’t wait for an algorithm to generate a link to a book it thinks you should buy.