We accept books and ARCs from editors and agents. Sending us a book, however, does not guarantee that we will read it, much less write a review of it. If we do write a review it will be an honest assessment of the book as we see it. If we don’t like it, we will say so. It is best, therefore, to consider the kinds of books we enjoy reading and reviewing before sending us your material.
We read an idiosyncratic assortment of books including literary fiction, classics, memoirs, an occasional graphic novel, and nonfiction of all kinds. We do not review romances, mysteries, thrillers, science fiction, e-books, chick-lit, erotica, short stories, or poetry.
If we have reviewed your book and loved it, please feel free to contact us about an author guest post or author interview.
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