Review Policy

Welcome to Confessions of a Book Stalker blog. Thank you so much for visiting and for taking your time reading about it. If you’re an author or a publisher interested in sending me a book to review, I will gladly consider it. I’m not a professional reviewer and my opinion is my own and not influenced in any way. Please read the information below regarding my reading preferences, book review information, ratings and requests.

Accepted formats:

  • Ebooks – for kindle (.mobi), PDF
  • Physical books – paperbacks, hardbacks editions (please note that I live in Portugal)

Prefered genres:

I review YA, New Adult and Adult fiction:

  • Contemporary/Romance
  • Erotic romance
  • Dystopian
  • Mystery & Thriller
  • Horror
  • Paranormal
  • Historical Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Retellings
  • Sci-Fi

I do not review:

  • Non-Fiction
  • Religious
  • Self-Help
  • Memoirs
  • Poetry

Request for review must include:

In order for me to be able to make an informed decision before accepting/declining your request for review, I ask you to include the following information in your request:

  • Detailed book summary
  • Release date
  • Why you think I would enjoy this book or why you would like me to consider reviewing
  • Time frame in which you would like to see a review posted
  • Any additional expectations you may have

If I accept your request:

If I accept your request, I will provide my mailing address (for physical copies). I can commit to posting a review no less than two weeks before publish date (for books not yet published).

Platforms in which I will post the review:

  • Blog
  • Instagram
  • Goodreads
  • Amazon

Negative reviews:

Please note that I always post my honest review so, unfortunately there may be times when I will post a negative review if I don’t enjoy the book. It’s not an attack on the author, it’s just my honest opinion. I can promise, I will never post a detrimental review.

Rating:

In my reviews I always rate the plot, the characters, the writing, the cover and I give a general rating.

  • 5 stars: Perfect
  • 4 Stars: Really enjoyed it
  • 3 Stars: It was okay
  • 2 Stars: Did not enjoy it
  • 1 Star: Did not finish it

Contact me for requests and more information:

You can send an email to confessionsofabookstalker@gmail.com with your request for review or if you need more information.

Thank you so much for your time!