Request a Book Review

Are you an author or a publisher who wants your book reviewed? I’ll do it! Maybe.

If you’re afraid of me (or not fearful enough), take a look at my previous reviews to get a feel for my negative and exasperated tone. My bark is worse than my bite. It takes a lot to impress me, but the review will be honest. I’ll also likely post it to Goodreads.

I tend to read speculative fiction books, though Epic Fantasies (think Martin and Tolkien wanna-bes) are quite exasperating these days. If I can tell in the request that it’s not something I will even finish but am curious about, I’ll let you know up front. Otherwise, sure. I’ll review what I did manage to read of your DNF book.

Self-published, graphic novels, and some memoirs welcome! (Nothing ghostwritten).

If I can tell from the email it’s not going to work for me AT ALL, I’ll likely just ghost your email because no response is better than a flat rejection. However, if I see a spark of promise in your passed-up work, I’ll feature it as spotlight post because I feel bad. So, don’t email me unless you’re willing to let me default to that. Commentary on why I might pick up your book later, should I become an immortal with infinite time, will be included in the TBR post.

I like pdf or print copies, but I’ll take a kindle edition if that’s all you’ve got.  UPDATE: I’m currently only taking print physical copies. I’m hoping that this will weed out some of the requests. I need authors to invest in me if I’m going to invest in them. 

I prefer a Goodreads link over an Amazon link. But I’m grateful for any link at all that keeps me from having to do a google search to find out more on your book. (Pro-tip: If your book is on Goodreads, that means I can leave a review there, too. And if your book is on Goodreads it means that you know what you’re doing as an author participating in the online reading community. If your book doesn’t have a goodreads page, it’s likely I’ll pass).

The timeline for when I’ll have your review done? I’ll get to it when I get to it. If you have a deadline that you want a review for, I’m NOT your reviewer. This is a hobby. Not a job. All reviews are done for free. Priority is given to print copies.

Contact me at: amandapandaduh@gmail.com for a request.

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