Sabrina Leroe

Sabrina Leroe - Editor

Maryland, United States

Award-winning professional editor specializing in academic and nonfiction genres. Let me help bring elegance and clarity to your writing!

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Overview

I am a trained editor specializing in academic and nonfiction genres. Manuscripts I worked on have been published by Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Harvard University Press, and Rowman & Littlefield.

Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Christian (Non-Fiction)
Computers & Internet
Philosophy
Physics & Chemistry
Religion & Spirituality
Self-help & Self-improvement

Certifications

  • Professional Editing Certificate (UC Berkeley)

Work experience

Editor & Principal

Self-employed
January, 2014 – Present (almost 5 years)

Providing a range of editorial services to students, academics, independent authors, nonprofit organizations, and corporations.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

Chronicles: The Journey of A Legal American Immigrant

Ikechuku Chigewe

In this book, Ikechuku Chigewe chronicles the true story of his seventeen-year journey to American citizenship. Born to Nigerian parents, Ikechuku weathered the setbacks on the odyssey that led him from Africa to the United States as an international student, with the hope of eventually becoming a naturalized American citizen. In the ensuing years when his student visa was to be converted into... read more

In this book, Ikechuku Chigewe chronicles the true story of his seventeen-year journey to American citizenship. Born to Nigerian parents, Ikechuku weathered the setbacks on the odyssey that led him from Africa to the United States as an international student, with the hope of eventually becoming a naturalized American citizen. In the ensuing years when his student visa was to be converted into... read more

7 Practical Steps For Executive Ascension: The African American Void And How You Can Fill It

Ph.D, Jonathan Roberts, Simms Books Publishing

In 21st century America, where African Americans account for 13% of the total population, only 1.9% of senior management positions in the U.S. are occupied by African American men. Recognizing and training talented African American men in the workforce is especially important now, in light of the shrinking pool of talented labor and aging of the workforce. In this book, Dr. Roberts details the... read more

In 21st century America, where African Americans account for 13% of the total population, only 1.9% of senior management positions in the U.S. are occupied by African American men. Recognizing and training talented African American men in the workforce is especially important now, in light of the shrinking pool of talented labor and aging of the workforce. In this book, Dr. Roberts details the... read more

Astronomy Saves the World: Securing our Future Through Exploration and Education

Daniel Batcheldor

Astronomy Saves the World details the avoidable and unavoidable threats to our existence, and provides the case for astronomy being part of everyone's education. Astronomy will ensure our planet never again experiences a catastrophic cosmic impact from an asteroid or comet, and has shown that these ancient harbingers of death are now rich resources waiting to be reaped. Astronomy will lead us ... read more

Astronomy Saves the World details the avoidable and unavoidable threats to our existence, and provides the case for astronomy being part of everyone's education. Astronomy will ensure our planet never again experiences a catastrophic cosmic impact from an asteroid or comet, and has shown that these ancient harbingers of death are now rich resources waiting to be reaped. Astronomy will lead us ... read more

Eros and Illness

David B. Morris

Susan Sontag once described illness as “the night-side of life.” When we or our loved ones fall ill, our world is thrown into darkness and disarray, our routines are interrupted, our deepest beliefs shaken. The modern regime of hyper-logical biomedicine offers little solace when it comes to the effects of ill health on our inner lives. By exploring the role of desire in illness, Eros and Illne... read more

Susan Sontag once described illness as “the night-side of life.” When we or our loved ones fall ill, our world is thrown into darkness and disarray, our routines are interrupted, our deepest beliefs shaken. The modern regime of hyper-logical biomedicine offers little solace when it comes to the effects of ill health on our inner lives. By exploring the role of desire in illness, Eros and Illne... read more

Java to Python

Igor Vishnevskiy

If you really think about it, Python is very much like Java. While Python at times looks simpler than Java, it is just as powerful as Java. If Java is the heavy metal of computer programming, then Python is the jazz that opens doors of freedom in software development. Both Java and Python are object-oriented programming languages. Both support Java’s famous features such as encapsulation, inhe... read more

If you really think about it, Python is very much like Java. While Python at times looks simpler than Java, it is just as powerful as Java. If Java is the heavy metal of computer programming, then Python is the jazz that opens doors of freedom in software development. Both Java and Python are object-oriented programming languages. Both support Java’s famous features such as encapsulation, inhe... read more

Truth Evolves

Dustin Arand

Truth, knowledge, and ethics are far from the concrete absolutes people often see them as. Rather, truth and morality are relative concepts, caught in a continuous cycle of trial and error. In short, truth continually evolves.Dustin Arand explores the implications of ever-adapting ethics in Truth Evolves. Basing his arguments on evolutionary theory, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mi... read more

Truth, knowledge, and ethics are far from the concrete absolutes people often see them as. Rather, truth and morality are relative concepts, caught in a continuous cycle of trial and error. In short, truth continually evolves.Dustin Arand explores the implications of ever-adapting ethics in Truth Evolves. Basing his arguments on evolutionary theory, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mi... read more

Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates (Oxford Studies in Language and Law)

Karen Tracy

Karen Tracy examines the identity-work of judges and attorneys in state supreme courts as they debated the legality of existing marriage laws. Exchanges in state appellate courts are juxtaposed with the talk that occurred between citizens and elected officials in legislative hearings considering whether to revise state marriage laws. The book's analysis spans ten years, beginning with the U.S.... read more

Karen Tracy examines the identity-work of judges and attorneys in state supreme courts as they debated the legality of existing marriage laws. Exchanges in state appellate courts are juxtaposed with the talk that occurred between citizens and elected officials in legislative hearings considering whether to revise state marriage laws. The book's analysis spans ten years, beginning with the U.S.... read more

Beliefs and Choices

JEFFREY J. DAVIS

This book is about the beliefs you have and choices you make, and how they may limit you, or support your growth.

This book is about the beliefs you have and choices you make, and how they may limit you, or support your growth.

Half Past Tarissa: Surviving A Scam

Lyn Thomas

Lennox Obi’s love life is shattered. His forty-year marriage is over, thanks to Tarissa Adoja, his longtime mistress and a bubbly, scheming woman he truly loved. Normally he’d lose himself in work, but his recent retirement makes this impossible. Len is spiraling in a circle of unaccustomed idleness.Dr. Aster Gista is an attractive, intelligent member of CAMPUS, an organization of African medi... read more

Lennox Obi’s love life is shattered. His forty-year marriage is over, thanks to Tarissa Adoja, his longtime mistress and a bubbly, scheming woman he truly loved. Normally he’d lose himself in work, but his recent retirement makes this impossible. Len is spiraling in a circle of unaccustomed idleness.Dr. Aster Gista is an attractive, intelligent member of CAMPUS, an organization of African medi... read more

Shake It Up: Refresh and Rediscover Yourself through Wonder and Body-Mind Adventures

Oxana Holtmann, Audrey Hazekamp

Groundbreaking explorations that maximize your creativity, vitality, and robust sense of wonder. Become smarter, more resourceful and innovative, and enjoy life as a magnificent adventure.Audrey and Oxana’s “Shake It Up!” Journal offers up the big questions and explorations right to your creative doorway…making living life as an adventure easier than ever. In “Shake It Up!”, Audrey and Oxana i... read more

Groundbreaking explorations that maximize your creativity, vitality, and robust sense of wonder. Become smarter, more resourceful and innovative, and enjoy life as a magnificent adventure.Audrey and Oxana’s “Shake It Up!” Journal offers up the big questions and explorations right to your creative doorway…making living life as an adventure easier than ever. In “Shake It Up!”, Audrey and Oxana i... read more

Organized Crime in Miami (Images of America)

Avi Bash

While other cities are credited for birthing and honing the legendary crime figures who inevitably influenced and shaped their susceptible surroundings and culture, Miami is where the Mob, like many American citizens, often turned when seeking vacation, vice, or a new beginning. Dating back to the first quarter of the 20th century, resourceful gangsters from across the nation recognized the pr... read more

While other cities are credited for birthing and honing the legendary crime figures who inevitably influenced and shaped their susceptible surroundings and culture, Miami is where the Mob, like many American citizens, often turned when seeking vacation, vice, or a new beginning. Dating back to the first quarter of the 20th century, resourceful gangsters from across the nation recognized the pr... read more

Beneath Broken Machines

PC Walker

-Beneath Broken Machines is a cup of cold water to a dry, parched, and weary soul. In ministry, it's easy to portray that I ONCE was lost...but now I've got it all together. PC writes this book with humility and openness, which gives permission to confess that your machine is broken as well.- - Travis Osborne, Pastor at Vintage Faith Church in Santa Cruz, CA -As someone who has left the church... read more

-Beneath Broken Machines is a cup of cold water to a dry, parched, and weary soul. In ministry, it's easy to portray that I ONCE was lost...but now I've got it all together. PC writes this book with humility and openness, which gives permission to confess that your machine is broken as well.- - Travis Osborne, Pastor at Vintage Faith Church in Santa Cruz, CA -As someone who has left the church... read more

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