It’s not you, it’s me! – I am taking a much needed break to catch up on my TBR, and work on my OWN writing (Eeeeeek) so will be taking on limited review requests, however all requests that I cannot do will be passed on to Claire for consideration.
Please bear with me at the moment, I am inundated with review requests and it is taking some time to go through emails. If I have not been in contact after two weeks, I am afraid it is because I cannot take on your request at this time. *Thank you*
I am glad to accept books for review consideration on CrimeBookJunkie. My reviews are only my opinion and I always try to be constructive, say what I liked about a book or explain why it was not particularly to my taste. If I do not like a book, I will be as honest as I can in a constructive manner…I appreciate that writing is hard work so will not be negative/overly critical.
My (star) ratings can be understood as follows:
5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – this book BLEW ME AWAY! Superb; Exciting; I will be forever #FanGirling. An unforgettable read that will stay with me!
4/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️- GREAT book! Adored it! Awesome; intriguing; captured my interest throughout! You are on my radar! #NotAStalker
3/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️ – really GOOD book! Aspects had me hooked. Curiousity piqued! I will definitely be looking out for your books!
2/5 ⭐️⭐️ – the book was OK! Parts interested me, other parts…not so much. Might try your books again though!
1/5 ⭐️- Just not my cup of tea. Struggled. Did not have the #KillerHook.
Please note the following as contacting me assumes you have read and agree to these terms:
*I am always happy to hear from publishers and authors about books and any book received will be read/reviewed, however I cannot guarantee a timeframe unless we discuss and agree a particular date for post. This blog is a passion project, not a job. I will consider every book request but may not accept them all….and you may have to wait….😜
I have recently taken on the fabulous Claire Knight as a Guest Reviewer and I will forward any request which I may not personally be able to read but feel would be relevant to my blog and the crime genre. These reviews will also be posted on this site. Therefore by sending me your book, you accept that it may be read by a Guest Reviewer or you need to specify that you do not wish this to be the case. However, the right to decline still remains.
I also have a second Guest Reviewer, Scottydog who will mainly be choosing his own books for reviewing~ however, his interests include action, assassins/spies, zombie apocalypse with a healthy dose of military hardware and counter-intelligence tactics. So if this is your thing, happy to see if Scottydog is interested ~ but again-no guarantees.
Please read below and If you would like to contact me about a review you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
* I currently accept ebooks mobi form (Kindle), paperbacks or hardback
*I participate in blog tours but time contraints may limit the number I take on
*I am on Netgalley, BookBridgr, Goodreads, Facebook, and Twitter and share my reviews on these social media sites/any book clubs I may be a part of. I will always try to send links to the authors/publisher once my review is posted…and I am happy to be contacted for a link if I have not contacted you directly myself– and you may need to prompt me so don’t be shy!
*I am a member of various #CrimeClubs such as the Caffeine Nights Crime Club, Team Sherratt, I previously reviewed for Olida Publishing and I also beta-read
*I have also Guest Reviewed on what was formerly www.bestcrimebooks.co.uk but now is BestCrimeBooksandMore Please check out that blog too as this is where I started and found my interest/passion in blogging/reviewing.
*Authors and publishers are welcome to use quotes from my review of their book only with prior consent and the blogs name must always appear along side it.
~Thank you 😉
What I Like:
I really am truly and genuinely interested in a wide variety of books and my tastes do change. As a rule of thumb, I love crime fiction, thrillers and horrors in the main. Currently I am especially interested in the following:
If you would like to contact me about a review you can email me at email@example.com. Thanks for your interest!
I will also accept audio books for review. Again, accepting one of these items means I will listen/review at my own pace unless an agreement is reached.
For my Readers
While I receive many books for review, I will always let you know where I got the book and give you my honest opinion regardless of the source.