Summer 2021 edition
Michelle Leo is VP, Director of Education & Library Marketing. The daughter of two librarians, Michelle loves to travel, bake, and read with her young daughters. Together they enjoy the Critter Club, Anna Banana, and the Brownie and Pearl series. When reading alone, Michelle loves memoirs, women’s fiction, and classic middle grade authors like Patricia MacLachlan.
Amy Beaudoin is a Associate Marketing Manager on the Education & Library team at Simon & Schuster. She is a proud Gryffindor who enjoys running, crafting, and learning new languages. She loves chatting with librarians about all of her favorite books and learning about ones she hasn’t read yet, so that she can add them to her never-ending TBR pile.
Ana Perez is a Marketing Manager in the Education & Library department at Simon & Schuster. Aside from reading, she enjoys baking, hiking, birding, and astronomy. Her favorite books are The Giver by Lois Lowry, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and anything by Margaret Atwood. She loves to talk about books, but loves even more to give recommendations!
Sarah Woodruff is a Senior Marketing Manager in the Education & Library department at Simon & Schuster. She long ago embraced the art of reading multiple books in a variety of genres at once, and is always eager to talk about them. Her favorite books are The Hours by Michael Cunningham and On Writing by Stephen King. When she’s not reading, she can usually be found singing karaoke, playing guitar, or writing.
Rachel Berquist is a Marketing Assistant on the Education & Library team at Simon & Schuster. She loves reading a wide variety of genres, and her favorites include All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell, and Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. When her nose isn’t in a book, she enjoys skiing, playing lacrosse, baking, and board games.
Amanda Livingston is a Marketing Assistant on the Education & Library team at Simon & Schuster. She comes from a family of writers and teachers. After reading The School Story by Andrew Clements as a second grader, she knew that working with/in books would be her destiny. Her favorite books include Ida B. by Katherine Hannigan and The Princess Bride by William Goldman. She loves living in Brooklyn, New York.