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Rachel Strolle

location-pin Downers Grove, Illinois

School: Dominican University

Expertise: books

Rachel Strolle

  • Published in BuzzFeed, Paste Magazine and the Barnes & Noble Teen Blog
  • Recipient of a James Patterson Holiday Bookseller Bonus (2017)


Rachel is a full-time librarian in the Chicago suburbs writing about books, with a focus on YA, for Reader's Digest and several other media outlets, including BuzzFeed and Paste Magazine. She's been on the team for two of the largest kid lit book festivals in the country. Her first job was at an independent bookstore, where she helped create and run book-themed summer camps for teens.


Dominican University
Master of Library & Information Science


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