Review Policy

GENERAL INFORMATION

I am currently accepting select Young Adult or Middle Grade books for review. You can send emails to: stephanie.a.pando@gmail.com

I accept ARCs, finished copies, e-books, indie press books. If the book is a part of a series, then I may need the previous books. If you are requesting an e-book review, then I will require the format to be in the appropriate for a  Kindle or NOOK e-reader (I am partial to .epub over .pdf for the Nook.)

I am NOT accepting audiobooks, non-fiction, self-published books, or interactive media books at this time. Review requests for these books will not receive a reply.

GENRES

I enjoy YA and MG fiction in the following genres:

  • Fantasy/adventure
  • Historical fiction
  • Fairy tale/myth retellings
  • Light contemporary romance
  • Paranormal
  • Mystery
  • Gothic horror/romance
  • Humor
  • Dystopia

I am NOT accepting YA and MG books in the following genres:

  • Non-fiction
  • Memoirs/biographies
  • Poetry
  • Free verse novels
  • Short story compilations

ACCEPTING BOOKS

If  I accept a book for a review, it does not guarantee a written review. However, all books receive promotion via Goodreads. I will try to read and review all books in a timely fashion, with regard for release dates. Barring no unforeseen circumstances, the turn around time to read and write a review is between 3-4 weeks.

REVIEWS

My reviews are written conversationally and accessible to all readers. They are not meant to be literary critiques. The reviews will be posted on the website, as well as Goodreads.

I write honest reviews. They are my opinion of the material, and reflective of my positive or negative response the the book.

Very rarely (and that is to say, only once) have I not finished a book. I give all material a chance to be read and absorbed completely before writing my review.

RATINGS

My rating system is on a scale of 1-5:

  • 1 – I hated it.
  • 2 – I didn’t like it.
  • 3 – I liked it.
  • 4 – I really liked it.
  • 5 – I loved it!

GIVEAWAYS

I will gladly host giveaway on this website. The criteria for hosting giveaway books is the same as that for reviews.

QUESTIONS?

Any other questions, comments, concerns can be directed to my email: stephanie.a.pando@gmail.com

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