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Book Review Policy

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Below is my book review policy including the genre I prefer and the genres that I will not read. Please respect my restrictions, they are in place for the best of us all. I do get a lot of requests so please understand if I cannot respond to your email. 

I accept books in mobi format, audiobook, or physical copies, with a preference toward physical copies. I do live in New Zealand, so I understand that is a factor in shipping.

All physical ARCs are donated to a local women’s shelter unless the author/publisher requests otherwise. None are sold or traded.

I Read
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Magical Realism
  • Thriller
  • LGBTQA/Queer
  • Feminist
I Don't Read
  • Cis Hetero Romance
  • Historical Fiction
  • Religious Fiction
  • Plays/Scripts
  • Memoirs
  • Non Fiction

My Rating Scale

If I accept a book I will give it an honest review on my blog unless my review is overly negative.

If my review is under 3 stars I may choose not to share the review on my blog but will still review on Goodreads and other areas.

I will endeavour to review your book within a month of the publishing date or otherwise let you know when to expect the review.

If your book is already in print I will review it within 3 months of receiving it.

I did not enjoy this book and I do not recommend.
1/5
I did not enjoy this book but can see how others might.
2/5
This book was okay. OR I did not enjoy but believe it to have significant value.
3/5
This was a good book and I recommend it, although it may have some issues.
4/5
This book is perfection, I loved everything about it and you need to read it now!
5/5

My Expectations from Authors

  • You accurately represent your book to me and don't try to make it sound like something it's not.
  • Understand that this blog and reviewing is a hobby that happens aside to my real life and like all people my life can get busy, etc. I will communicate when such things happen.
  • Accept that I only do honest reviews and thus it might not be a favourable review. Please remember this is based on my taste and opinions.
  • Understand this is my blog where I talk about books I have read and other bookish items. This is not your free advertising space.
  • Accept and understand this book review policy.

Please do not copy any of my reviews or repost them without my express permission first.

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