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photoKristin: Super Mom and Super Nerd who can’t stand to sit still. Delving into the online world she ran a successful online radio channel and blog that brought fans up close and personal with their favorite music, television and movie stars. If she’s not reading, you can find her playing video games (Fallout 4 anyone?), watching her favorite TV shows, movies, or spending time with her mini-me (possibly at Disney with their annual passes!)

Twitter: @Kristin_Downer

Instagram: @KristinDowner

Gamertag: DuchessKOD (Xbox)

Pinterest: @maired75

NetGalley Credentials:

Professional Reader80%Challenge Participant 2016 NetGalley Challenge 50 Book Reviews



LizElizabeth (Liz): Stay-at-home mom to three small children, it’s amazing she finds time for anything. Liz loves to read, travel (hasn’t done it in a while), and cook. Born and raised in Three Rivers, Michigan and currently residing in Northern Michigan. She loves sharing her book thoughts/reviews with you!!

NetGalley Credentials:

Professional Reader2016 NetGalley Challenge10 Book Reviews



AmyAmy: Born and raised in Michigan, Amy is a proud wife, mother, and Christian.  She currently teaches 8th grade Language Arts, where she can show her nerdy tendencies in her love for punctuation, book discussions, descriptive words, and parallel structure.  She also enjoys reading, shopping, spending time with her family, and eating really delicious food.





Nikki MooreNikki: A lifetime member of the nerd club, Nikki is a mom, an avid reader, and well versed in computers. She is a Supernatural ‘Lifer’, having watched since day one. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s traveling impulsively or at Disney World.


Twitter: @NikkiNovak

Professional Reader



LydiaLydia: Writer, film addict, music lover and pygmy philosopher. Raised in the less seedy edges of the city of angels, she loves the ambient glow under the frenzied lights of the Los Angeles music and film scenes. She is a former associate of Kristin from her online radio music, chat show, and blog days. In between working on her own novels, you can find her expressing her thoughts and opinions here at #nerdproblems.

Twitter: @LRilea



Megan AndersonMegan: True Northern Californian who loves to hike, read, go to concerts, travel, and enjoy all the nerdy fandoms that are near and dear to her heart. Some of these fandoms include: Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, and Star Wars. She is also a Social Studies teacher who loves to connect pop culture to bigger societal themes. Once lived in Ireland, so she has the gift of gab, meaning she has lots of stories to tell most of them true. She also worked with Kristin on her online radio show and has worked on various pop culture podcasts. In between teaching, completing her master’s, and mentoring students, she will be writing her perspectives on music, television, movies, and various trends in pop culture here at #nerdproblems.

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