I’m an indie author, librarian, home chef, crafter, motorcycle loving, happily married, native New Englander.

My formal education includes a BA from Brandeis University in History (concentration on US History) and English and American Literature with a minor in Religious Studies and a Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from Simmons College.

I attained my first professional-level librarian job in March 2012 at an academic library in support of one of the medical schools in the Boston area, but I have been working in libraries (of a wide variety) since October 2004. In July 2016 I advanced in my career to become a liaison to a school of dentistry in the Boston area. I love helping people of all ages and backgrounds find information they need or want for work/school or pleasure.

I’m proud to be an indie author.  I publish in ebook formats accessible from multiple platforms, print books, online magazines, and print magazines.  Please do take a moment to check out my Publications page.  I write a wide variety of genres, including: scifi, horror, paranormal romance, and literary.

As for the genres you’ll find reviewed on this blog, I enjoy a wide variety!  I like scifi, horror, paranormal romance, urban fantasy, cozies, thrillers, historical fiction, memoirs, nonfiction, and more!  Please check out my Review Policies page for more details, particularly if you are interested in submitting a review copy.

I believe that people with mental illnesses should be loved and helped, not stigmatized or demonized.  Due to my passion for those struggling with mental illnesses and their loved ones, I created the Mental Illness Advocacy (MIA) Reading Challenge.  Please do take a moment to check out the dedicated page and consider broadening your reading horizons!

I am also incredibly into health and fitness within the context of body positivity.  I’m passionate about improving not just my health, but public health in general.

I enjoy all crafts, particularly cross-stitch and knitting (at the moment).  For my cross-stitching, I have a dedicated page on this blog that also includes some free patterns I designed myself.  For knitting, feel free to friend me on Ravelry.

My Pinterest contains a wide variety of boards from recipes I want to try making, to new cross-stitch patterns that intrigue me, to health and wellness tips, to home designs I love.

Please feel free to contact me at opinionsofawolf[at]gmail[dot]com.

  1. March 28, 2009 at 11:35 am

    I love your site. Keep it up !

  2. April 1, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    Hey Knowledge–Sorry it took so long for your comment to show up. It got filtered as spam for some reason, and it took me a bit to notice it. Anyway, thank you very much for the kind words/encouragement!

  3. August 3, 2009 at 2:46 pm

    cheers. nice to e-meet you!

  4. Jessica
    September 16, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    Thanks for the comment. I’m excited to check out your blog.

    How did you find me? Is it because I’m on a library board or did you not know that?

    Also, strange coincidence, one of my all time favorite bands is Wolfie.

    • September 17, 2009 at 7:51 am

      Hi Jessica, thanks for the return visit!
      You know the tag surfing feature in WordPress? I have “Boston” as one of my tags in that, and your recent trip to Boston was tagged as such. I had no idea you’re on a library board, just saw your trip to my city. Fun coincidence!

  5. March 13, 2010 at 5:46 am

    Hey, thanks for visiting. You sound like someone I should be best friends with if I am in Boston – coz you are a librarian! 😀

    • March 15, 2010 at 9:41 am

      Aww, you’re so sweet! Thanks for taking the time to make a return visit.

  6. September 22, 2010 at 11:34 am

    Hi, nice to meet you !

  7. October 13, 2010 at 2:59 pm

    Hi there, you just commented on my DNF review of The Lucifer Code (good move taking it off your TBR list by the way) and came over to visit. I live just north of Boston and work downtown, and thought I’d leave you a comment! I like your blog so I’m sure I’ll be back!

    • October 15, 2010 at 8:10 am

      Thanks for the return visit! I didn’t realize you live near Boston. That’s awesome!

  8. September 21, 2011 at 3:13 pm

    Hi! Thanks for the visit to my blog!

    Great blog you’ve got here. Keep up the good work.

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