Meet the Reviewers

Meet the Reviewers

Stacey

Stacey

Hi, my name is Stacey and welcome to Whispering Stories Book Blog.

I’m a married mum to three boys, well I suppose two boys and a grown up son, as my eldest is now 21. I live in Manchester (UK) and I am an avid reader.

I have been reading books since I was a small child and I often have two or more on the go at once. I tend to get through them quite quickly as I use public transport a lot and rely on my books to keep me occupied whilst travelling.

After reviewing books on Amazon, Goodreads and Waterstones for years, I thought it was time to put my reviews out there on my own blog.

After months of working alone, I found that my ‘To be Read’ pile was increasing, so now Whispering Stories has a team of reviewers.

I hope you like the blog site, so let’s meet the team.


 

Jodie

Jodie

Hello, I’m Jodie; Partner, Mother, Writer, and Bookworm.

I’ve enjoyed reading for as long as I can remember. A childhood favourite was Roald Dahl’s collection of wonderful stories. He captured my attention every time and kept me enthralled throughout each journey that he sent me on.

I enjoy reading a wide range of genres and am oblivious to what’s going on around me once I’ve got my head stuck in a good book. I could happily spend all day in a bookshop, discovering new reading material.

I also have a passion for creative writing, having studied modules in this subject with the Open University for several years.

By combining my writing skills together with a love of reading, I will provide honest reviews to help you decide what (or what not) to read.

I look forward to adding new books to my collection.


 

Nia

Nia

‘ Hey there, my name is Nia. I’m 25 and a currently living in the historical city of Chester in the UK.

Like most bookworms, my love of books began at a very young age. I grew up in a very rural area where I’m pretty sure electricity had only just been discovered (broadband still hasn’t been installed, incidentally) so I could always be found in a barn with my head in a book.

Not much has changed these days apart from the barn, I can now be found anywhere with a cup of tea in one hand and a book in the other. My favourite genres are horror, paranormal and historical fiction and sci-fi.

I enjoy making use of my broadband connection by posting reviews to help my fellow readers pick out their next reads and to let authors know that their hard work is appreciated.

I also have my own Book Blog over at The Most Sublime Things


 

Selina

Selina

Hi, I’m Selina, I have always read books from a young age and in recent years due to a Chronic Illness and having to give up work I have become an avid reader.

It helps me to escape the world that I now have to live in. Libraries and charity shops have been a rock with my reading.

I prefer Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction and the occasional Autobiography of someone I am interested in. I also review on Amazon, NetGalley and Goodreads.

I am honoured to be part of Whispering Stories blog team


 

Julie

Julie

I’m a mother of three and wife of one. Ex-NHS medical secretary/primary care practice administrator; published author; senior school alumna; am-dram actress/director and random blogger at www.jhbooksblog.wordpress.com.

I enjoy walking, photography and basic cooking. I aspire to bake the perfect cake – okay, any cake. I also enjoy reviewing the work of other authors and wherever possible look for positives, mindful of the love and effort that goes into every novel.


 

Clive

Clive

Hello, I am Clive. I have recently retired from a career in banking and insurance and now spend most of my time walking, cycling and playing golf. Although I have no formal qualification to review books I have been a life long reader of novels, generally the genres of action, thrillers and crime.

I have never written a book but being married to a published author I appreciate how much work is required, so I hope that my reviews will be balanced to benefit both the author and the potential reader.


 

Kerstin

Kerstin

Hello to all my fellow book-addicts!

My name is Kerstin and I live in Austria. Last fall I started to study again and am now working on a future career in journalism and social media. The opportunity to write reviews for Whispering Stories came just at the right time and I can`t wait to share my opinion with you.

Since I was a child I spent every spare minute reading and this hasn`t changed a bit. I am glued to my Kindle, so to speak. I love to lose myself in stories and to forget everything around me.

Despite appreciating gripping thrillers and crime, my heart beats for ChickLit, especially books of Lucy Robinson (aka Rosie Walsh), Rosie Blake and Lindsey Kelk. They never fail to make me laugh real hard.

Honestly, I have always wondered how a story comes to life, and someday I am going to experience this process myself. For now I am going to stick with writing reviews and writing my blog www.kerstinscorner.com. I would be very glad if you check it out.


 

Jodie K

Jodie K

Hi! I’m Jodie, a 21 year old woman from the UK. I have a lovely little space on the internet called Jodetopia where I blog about all of my joys in life. Jodetopia was created to be my utopia – my place to escape from the stress of everyday life and share my thoughts and experiences with whoever fancied reading them.

I commute into London every day which takes me around an hour each way, so I tend to get a lot of reading done on the train!

From beauty to books and food to fashion, you’ll find all sorts of topics over on my blog. Come and say hi at www.jodetopia.com


 

Abby

Abby

“Hi, I’m Abby, a content writer and bookworm from sunny Southend-on-Sea. What I love about reading is you take out what you put in. Spend your time reading something great (or in some cases not so), and you can come away with a whole new set of ideas, a different perspective and hopefully
discover even more stories.

I studied English literature at University and it’s really helped me to open my eyes to reading a much broader range of novels, and most importantly to persevere with a text you’re struggling with as they can often end up being the most rewarding.

I do have my favourite authors and genres though – I absolutely love Jean Rhys and the way she creates these desperately tragic lonely women and
Alan Sillitoe for presenting the thought processes of the working-class man (quite random I know!). I adore contemporary fiction.

I am looking forward to reviewing novels I’ve never even heard of and to find myself even more favourites I can recommend.


 

Theophila

Theophila

 
 

Hi, My name is Igben Theophila, I am from Delta State, Nigeria.

I am a fun-loving person who is also addicted to self development and I love to read.


 

Marcia

Hi my name is Marcia, I am 50 and do not work at the moment.

I used to enjoy reading in childhood, however I stopped when eye strain became too much.

I came back to it through ill health a few years ago. It has been like coming home. I enjoy going into bookshops reading, browsing and just being surrounded by the books. Reading keeps my brain active.

I am open to reading most things except for horror. And am looking forward to reading and reviewing books on the blog.


 

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