I used to be the blogger called YAL Book Briefs, but I grew bored of the handle and changed my name to Howdy YAL. I also respond to MJ. I like to read, write, eat truffles, and watch bad Lifetime movies.
When some word usage is UK and other is undoubtedly American. Amazon and GR profile of the author is pretty much nothing so I have no idea whether we're dealing with Madonna or an actual Brit. But I'm betting on Madonna.