Review Policy

Hello, and thank you so much for considering The Bashful Bibliophile to review your book!

I am currently accepting books to review and post!

I will also read and review books that have already been released.

Book Formats I Accept

  • ARC (PDF)
  • Kindle (.Mobi)
  • Paperback or Hardcover
  • Audiobook (not preferred, but will accept depending on the book)

Where I’ll post my review

My Book Reviews
BookBub (I am new to this site)
BookSirens (By Request)
NetGalley (By Request)

Genres I love

  • Adult Fiction
  • Chick-Lit
  • Fantasy
  • *Fantasy Romance
  • *Fantasy Adventure
  • Horror
  • *Paranormal
  • *Psychological
  • Humor and Comedy
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Science Fiction
  • Dystopian
  • Short-Stories

Genres I’ll Consider

  • Graphic Novels
  • Young Adult
  • Historical Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Crime
  • Mystery
  • Romance (I can be picky about these, but do accept erotic as well as LGBTQA)

Genres I Won’t Read

  • Cookbooks
  • Self-Help
  • Memoirs
  • Religion

Things To Include in your Review Request

  • Detailed Book Summary
  • Release Date
  • Time-Frame in which you would like to see a review posted
  • Where you would like my review of the book posted
  • Additional Expectations

Please allow 2-3 business days for my response. If you haven’t heard from me within a week, it could be considered a respectful decline.

What to expect from my review

You can find my various reviews on my site and Goodreads profile (linked above). When I write reviews I tend give a summary of the plot, and share what I thought of the Background, Characters and Storyline. I also highlight and make notes (if the book is on kindle) and share them throughout the review as well. A good example of one of my reviews can be found HERE

Rating System

I rate books on a scale of 1-5, with one being the worst and 5 being the best. Most books average a 3 to 4 rating.

If I have rated your book anything under a 3, I will withhold posting it and send the honest review back to you first.

Honesty Is The Best Policy

I promise to share my fair and honest review and opinions about each book I read. I will not be purposefully mean, but will provide constructive criticism if need be. I reserve the right to decline requests and to not finish/post an ARC copy review. However, I try to avoid DNF’s as often as possible, and will let you know if that happens.

How to reach me

You can reach my on my social media, but the easiest and best way is to use the Contact feature on my site or email me at:

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