Review Policy

General Information

I am currently accepting select Young Adult, Middle Grade, and Adult books for review.  For review inquiries, you may send emails to mouireads@gmail.com or you may complete the contact form below.

accept print ARCS and e-books (only in an .epub or .pdf format).  If the book is part of a series, I may need the previous books.

I am also accepting audiobooks and/or self published/indie books.

Genres

accept the following genres:

  • Contemporary
  • Fantasy
  • Dystopian
  • Science Fiction
  • Romance
  • Historical
  • Non-fiction
  • Memoirs

I am not accepting the following genres:

  • Horror
  • Poetry
  • Political
  • Religious

Accepting Books

I guarantee that I will write a review for a book that I accept for review.

I will try my best to read and review a book as soon as I can.  If there is a specific date that you would like me to review a book, please let me know and I will do my best to get it up by the date that you would like the review to be posted.  If not, I could take some time to post a review.  I prefer to have at least three months to review a book.

Reviews

I will post a review on my Blog, on my Goodreadsand I select/accept certain books to be featured on my Goodreads Bookclub.  I write my reviews in a casual and relaxed manner rather than a formal literary critique.

I will write a fair and honest review.  Therefore, my reviews will not always be positive reviews.  If I do not enjoy a book, I will explain why I did not enjoy it.  I will not simply just say that I didn’t like it and not explain why.  The same goes for if I do not want to finish a book that I have received for review.  I will also state that I did not finish the book and  what page I stopped reading.

Review Structure

All reviews will include the following:

  • Title of the book
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Release Date
  • Cover Art
  • Synopsis
  • Star Rating

Star Rating:

★★★★★ [5/5] = I love it and would recommend it to everyone

★★★★☆ [4/5] = It was an enjoyable read

★★★☆☆ [3/5] = Neither loved or disliked

★★☆☆☆ [2/5] = Enjoyed some parts, but mostly did not enjoy

★☆☆☆☆ [1/5] = Did not enjoy one bit of it

I will also give .5 ratings (4.5, 3.5, 2.5, 1.5)

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