About Me

After I completed my masters degree, I worked in the high tech industry for 
eleven years before I "retired" to raise a family.  
With my children grown and away at college, I needed something to fill my days.  I found my dream job at my local library.  
I worked  at the county public library for over three years, and I now get my 
book fix by reviewing books for blogs and participating on Indie author street 
teams.  I have been a contributing reviewer for four established blogs for the last 
three years.  I recently created my own blog: Book Junkie to give me greater 
freedom to review the books I choose and highlight authors I adore.  I am 
currently a beta reader for a four independent authors, and an active reviewer on NetGalley.

Whether I love, like or hate a book, my reviews are honest!  I try 
to point out aspects that worked or didn't work for me regardless of the 
star-rating because what didn't work for me, might be someone else's next good 
read.

The ratings are as follows:
1 Star – Would not Recommend
2 Stars – Recommended Lightly; frequently means the story was okay, just not for me
3 Stars – Recommended, worth the read

A 3.5 rating is a strong, positive recommendation from me. It means I’ve enjoyed reading the book  and think that others should as well.

4 Stars – Strongly recommended, really enjoyed reading the story. Something about the book stands out–the characters and plot–and I the story sticks with me.

5 Stars – Highly recommended–The the book, or some aspect of it, must really, really, make an impression on me.  If I give a book 5 stars, I’m likely to re-read it.

If you are interested in a review or you’re in in need of a beta reader, please send me a direct message at: https://www.facebook.com/BookJunkie9/
 Photo credit for my profile pic goes to SnarkFactory who sells these cool earrings on Etsy

		
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  1. I wanted to thank you so much for reading and reviewing my first 2 books. Your comments were thoughtful and insight will help me hone in on aspects of my writing. It’s hard to get an outside view on material in the self pub world, yet so helpful! I am working on the 3rd book now as well as a non-fiction book that is an exploration w/different styles of writing. Again, thank you for your time . Sincerely, Leah Downing

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