Editorial Board


Rachel Wadham is the Education and Juvenile Collections Librarian at BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library. She is a board member of the Children’s Literature Association of Utah and is chair of its Young Adult Book Award Selection Committee. In her spare time she plays the organ like an evil overlord, trains her canine minions, and uses her magical voice to enchant strangers to do her bidding. She is affectionately referred to as the Empress of Education.

Favorite App: Magic Puzzles

Favorite Book: And Both Were Young by Madeline L’Engle

Favorite Movie: Legally Blonde

Favorite Play: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Favorite TV Show: Law and Order

Favorite Website: fantasticfiction.co.uk

Layout Editor

Whitney Troxel graduated from BYU with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She began working at the Harold B. Lee Library as a student employee, but continued after graduation as a staff member. One day Whitney hopes to become the Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. But since Nick Fury is virtually indestructible she will settle for ruling the Disney Empire and being a season ticket holder for the Royal Ballet.

Favorite App: Peggle Blast

Favorite Book: Slayers by C.J. Hill

Favorite Movie: Finding Nemo

Favorite Play: Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice

Favorite TV Show: Phineas and Ferb

Favorite Website: homestarrunner.com

Head Editor

Jess Verzello ess is majoring in English Language with a minor in editing at Brigham Young University. She is thoroughly convinced of her Disney princess status and can be seen singing at random moments to express her inner feelings (as all proper Disney princesses do). Her long term dream is to move to New Zealand and take up residence in Hobbiton with her plethora of books.

Favorite App: Sling Kong

Favorite Book: The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Favorite Movie: The Swan Princess

Favorite Play: A Very Potter Musical

Favorite TV Show: Avatar: The Last Airbender

Favorite Website: YouTube Kids