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Rayleigh is a small town, Texas girl who has only a slight addiction to books *wink*. She has spent the last 8 years reviewing books of all genres and 2 years ago was awarded the Vine Voice badge on Amazon, which verifies her as a Top Amazon Reviewer–her goal is to rank in the Top 1000 Reviewers on Amazon within the next 2 years! Inside the world of literature, Rayleigh is the Associate Editor for PURSUE Magazine. She has judged writing contests for publishers, interned for Hartline Literary Agency, and has given social media marketing classes for authors. She has written 3 books over the course of her teens, and is in the process of polishing them and deciding which will be her debut release.

Outside of her writing career, Rayleigh married her high school sweetheart –a U.S. Marine–in 2019. She’s a Junior in college with a major in Accounting and works as an accountant for 2 commercial construction companies in Texas.

Her Websites: Author Rae Leigh, PURSUE Magazine, Accelerate the Jesus Movement

Her Publications: Become, Fulfill

Age Groups:

  • Young Adult
  • Children’s
  • Middle Grade
  • Adult/generic

Genres:

  • Fiction
    • Dystopian
    • Fantasy
    • Classics
    • Retellings
    • Contemporary
    • Romance
    • Mystery
    • Thrillers
    • Christmas/holiday
    • Historical
    • Sci-Fi
    • Paranormal and Supernatural will be considered
  • Nonfiction
    • Devotionals
    • Business
    • Military/First Responders

Highly DISLIKES:

  • Poor Editing & Quality of Writing
  • Sexual Content

The Fandom Corner!

Favorite Books: Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Thief of Glory by Sigmund Brouwer, and Chronicles of The Spanish Civil War by Tricia Goyer

Favorite Movies: La La Land, Jurassic Park(s), and Italian Job

Favorite Fandoms: Legend of Zelda, The Dragon Prince (Netflix series), Chronicles of Narnia, New Girl, LEGO: Ninjago (no judgey) and The Office.


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Valerie Cotnoir graduated from homeschooling in 2016. She is currently studying for a BA in History through online courses with Lumerit Education while working part time at the preschool at her church. Valerie was born in Montreal, Canada, but lived for fourteen years in Plano, Texas before moving with her family to the Raleigh area in North Carolina. She is the oldest of four and has two sisters and one brother. She’s been writing since she could hold a pencil and reading books just as long. Her first published novel is a middle grade historical fiction, “Bridget’s Journey” (2013), and her second is a YA fantasy, “Everlasting” (2015). She is currently working on a sequel to “Bridget’s Journey”, a prequel to “Everlasting” and a historical fiction novella with a twist on the fairy tale Snow White! She loves having deep conversations about theology, books and movies with friends and family. Her favorite memory verse is and has been for many years John 16:33:

“I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble, but take heart! I have overcome the world.”

Her blog: For A Thousand Words

Her books: Bridget’s Journey, Everlasting

Age Groups:

  • Adult/generic
  • Children’s
  • Middle Grade
  • Young Adult

Genres:

  • Historical Fiction
  • Classics
  • Fantasy
  • Sci-Fi
  • Nonfiction

Highly DISLIKES:

The Fandom Corner!

Favorite Books:  Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell, Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine and The Book Thief by Markus Zusak .

Favorite MoviesBeauty and the Beast live-action, Wonder Woman and Anne of Green Gables.

Favorite Fandoms: Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Lord of the Rings, Downton Abbey, K-Dramas and K-Pop, and anything Disney.


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AnnaScott Cross is a grad student, bookworm, communication nerd, and lover of all things hygge. After studying Communication at Campbell University, she decided to stay at Campbell a bit longer and pursue Masters degrees in Public Health and Business Administration. A lover of stories, AnnaScott has been an avid reader since early childhood, with some of her favorite stories including Harry Potter, To Kill a Mockingbird, and The Book Thief. As an Enneagram Type 5, she also loves reading non-fiction on her many niche interests. She lives south of Raleigh, North Carolina with her family, and loves studying God’s word, photography, and traveling. One of her passions is to find well-written, edifying books and she loves trying to pinpoint what makes a story excellent.

Her Blog: Simply Edifying

Age Groups:

  • Adult/generic
  • Young Adult

Genres:

  • Historical Fiction
  • YA-Fantasy
  • Contemporary
  • Non-fiction

Highly DISLIKES”:

The Fandom Corner!

Favorite Books: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, and Wonder by R.J. Palacio.

Favorite Movies: Anything Marvel, Cinderella live-action, and Mary Poppins.

Favorite Fandoms:


My name is Abigail Harder. I live with my family of ten in Kentucky (#gobigblue). I love Jesus, books, writing, and blogging. I am a major nerd, who loves school, well except math, and I love to fangirl over my favorite books and movies. 

Abigail currently reviews books on her blog: Books, Life, and Christ. We are looking forward to her unique tastes and perspectives on books as she reviews here on Literature Approved! Below are the age groups and genres that she plans to review and also some of her favorite fandoms.

Age Groups:

  • Young Adult
  • Middle Grade
  • Children’s
  • Adult/Generic

Genres:

  • Fantasy
  • Sci-fi
  • Dystopian
  • Contemporary
  • Romance
  • Historical
  • Adventure
  • Retellings
  • Short stories
  • Holiday stories
  • Nonfiction categories

Highly DISLIKES:

  • Sexual content/LGBQT+ content
  • Slow/boring storylines

The Fandom Corner!

Favorite Books: Any book by Melanie Dickerson, Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis, Blue Justice series by Lynette Eason, A Bound Heart by Laura Frantz, and honestly so many more!

Favorite Movies: Marvel Avenger movies, Lord of the RingsThe Chronicles of Narnia, Ella EnchantedEver After, and mostly all the Disney movies.

Additional Fandoms: Lunar ChroniclesAnne of Green Gables, and Wingfeather Saga.


Sofia Marie is a 21-year-old missionary kid, a hopeful college graduate (May of 2020!), and, overall, just a girl both scared and excited about how God is marvelously shaping her life. She loves running, reading, writing, creating videos, and spending time with friends. She is currently slowly considering swing dancing as a new hobby to pursue. Sofia Marie’s blog, Teens Live for Jesus, includes devotions, quotes, discussions on music, and over 75 book reviews for Christian fiction and nonfiction.

Sofia is a book reviewer on her blog: Teens Live For Jesus. We’re looking forward to welcoming Sofia’s Christian book reviews here on Literature Approved! Get to know her and what she reviews a bit more below:

Age Groups:

  • Young Adult

Genres:

  • Fantasy
  • Sci-fi
  • Dystopian
  • Contemporary
  • Adventure

Highly DISLIKES:

  • Sexual content/LGBQT+ content
  • Lack of religion/Christian morals
  • Jump scares/thrilling scenes

The Fandom Corner!

Favorite Movies: The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Favorite Books: I’m not sure what my favorite book is anymore. Through the years, I have liked Krista McGee, Nancy Rue, Jill Williamson, and a number of other authors.

Additional Fandoms: MCUHunger Games, Narnia, Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars.


Meredith Rose is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University with her degree in Public Relations Communications. While in school, she worked at the University Writing Center as a writing consultant, social media coordinator, and contributing blogger on the office’s blog, Owl Things Considered. Meredith now works for the Baptist General Convention of Texas as a social media specialist and contributing writer for the organization’s print and online publication Texas Baptists Life

Meredith’s two main passions are reading and writing. She strives to read between 30-40 books a year and is an active reviewer on Goodreads. While she is not yet published, she has written three novels, one novella and two children’s books. Meredith’s other hobbies include crocheting, knitting, scrapbooking, biking, and traveling. She is also a rock-climbing enthusiast, both in the gym and outdoors.

To read more from Meredith, visit her online portfolio at clippings.me/meredithrose

Age Groups:

  • Children’s
  • Adult/Generic

Genres:

  • Fantasy
  • Historical
  • Retellings
  • Short stories
  • Nonfiction categories

Highly DISLIKES:

  • Typos/Grammar issues (reads like a first draft)
  • Story line holes

The Fandom Corner!

Favorite Movie(s): Letters to Juliet! I also like a lot of movies from the 60s-90s like The Sandlot, Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Some Like It Hot, and the Great Race.

Favorite Books: All the Light We Cannot See, The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers, and The Trumpet of the Swan.

Additional Fandoms: I am a SUPER Harry Potter fan! I also love The Hunger Games.


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