Review Policy

 I am currently accepting books for review!

What genres of book do I accept?

I have wide and varied reading tastes, but some of my preferred genres include:

  • YA (almost all genres)
  • Historical Fiction, particularly WWI and WWII Fiction
  • Comics and graphic novels
  • General/ Literary Fiction
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Fantasy (and some Sci-Fi)
  • Mystery & Thrillers

While a great many books have fabulous love stories attached to them, I do not accept romance novels for review.

If you have a book that falls outside the list above, and you think that I might enjoy it, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and I will be sure to let you know if it is something that I would be interested in reading.

What formats do I accept?

By and large my preference is for physical books. However, I can and do accept eBooks and in both Kindle and ePub formats.

Feedback times and places

It typically takes between 2-8 weeks for me to read and review a book depending on what I have on my plate already. I do work a full-time job, so my blogging has to be worked around that. However, I do provide feedback on every item that I read through MiniMac Reviews, Goodreads, and Twitter. If provided through NetGalley, feedback will be provided there as well.

In the instance that I read a book that I do not enjoy there are two possible courses of action. If I do not enjoy a book that I chose to read without any sort of request, I will do my best to leave a gentle review explaining why I didn’t like the book. I am not out to tear anyone to shreds and acknowledge that very often books get bad reviews for some very personal and subjective reasons. If I do not enjoy a book in which a review was requested, I will get in touch to see how you would like to proceed. In this instance I will still mention reading the book via Twitter, and will still leave a starred review on Goodreads and NetGalley.

Making a review request

The best way to get in touch is trough the contact page of MiniMac Reviews. I promise to respond to every review request, even if it is to tell you that I am not interested or fully booked at the moment.

If you are requesting a review for a specific date, please allow 6 weeks for me to read and review your book. Shorter time periods can been accommodated, but not always so please try to allow as much time as possible. If a book is not received in time, I will contact you to see if you would like to reschedule or if the review will become part of the standard rota.