Reviews made on here are done for my love of books and are wholly based on my honest, personal opinion. I am not a professional reviewer. I will never be unpleasant because even if my stance of the work is not glowing, that is just my personal view, and I will never undermine the work and effort that has gone into any book being written and published.
I will always try and provide timely reviews of new books, and where an advanced copy has been given I will endeavour to publish the review when the author / agent / publisher requests.
If you would like me to review a book please see below to establish if it is a genre I can help with. Due to time constraints I can only accept books within those listed and reserve the right to refuse if I feel it is not a book for me. In general, when I start a book, I try and give it a good shot. My general rule of thumb is to give it at least five chapters. Although very unusual, if I feel I can not finish a book, I will not review it.
As well as publishing and promoting my reviews on this blog, I also share them on Goodreads, LibraryThing, Amazon UK and Amazon US. If you have a particular site you would like a review added to just let me know. I am also a member of Netgalley and Real Readers.
Preferred genres :
* Psychological Thriller
* Legal and Courtroom Drama
* Mystery and Suspense
* Women's Contemporary Fiction
* Popular Fiction
* Historical Romance and Mystery
* Non-fiction (as long as I have specific interest in the subject matter)
Genres I cannot consider :
* Historical Factual (e.g. war / ancient history)
I always prefer a physical copy of a book (nothing feels more amazing than holding a real book!) but can accept e-books for kindle.
As well as reviews, I am happy to publish author interviews and guest posts, cover reveals, giveaways and be part of blog tours. Just contact me via email to discuss.
You can contact me by emailing : theverypinknotebook(at)gmail(dot)com
I rate in Pink Notebooks, by the standard 1 - 5 system :
Outstanding in every way. Hat's off to the author.
Will relentlessly gush about it to everyone.
Thoroughly enjoyed and highly recommend.
An enjoyable book.
Well worthy of a read.
Will indicated I have struggled with the book in one way or another.
Refer to review.
This book just wasn't for me.