Once upon a time, a lonely little book sat on a shelf in Broadhurst’s Bookshop, a store in the seaside town of Southport, England. Finally, after nearly three decades, this old book found a new home-and unexpected fame on Twitter. Described as a children’s biography on William the Conqueror, the obscure book was acquired by Broadhurst’s Bookshop 27 years ago. Joanne Ball, a part-time employee at the store, shared the book’s heartwarming tale on Twitter, and the rest is history. “I have just sold a book that we have had in stock since May 1991,” she said. “We always knew its day would come.” In response to this wholesome Tweet, other users shared similar stories, including a bibliophile who bought a book that had “apparently been there for ages” to another shop who sold a book about moths after a decade. So who was the bookworm behind the sale?