Review Policy

Welcome to Book Swoon. Thank you for your interest in my site and taking the time to read about it. If you are an author or publisher interested in sending me a book for review, I will gladly consider your request. Please read the following information explaining my reading preferences, book review information, ratings, and requests. 

Please Note

Due to the lengthy time of responding to every email, I will only respond to review requests that I have decided to accept. If you do not hear back from me in a timely fashion please assume that I am respectfully declining your request.

Reading Age Preferences

Here at the Book Swoon, I primarily write reviews for Young Adult literature, but I also enjoy Middle Grade titles as well as Adult literature in my preferred genres.  The following are the genres that I enjoy reading.

Preferred Genres

Young Adult - All genres

Middle Grade - All genres

Adult  Genres -  I basically love anything other than Contemporary

  • Historical Romance
  • Fantasy
  • Paranormal Romance 
  • Science Fiction
  • Steampunk 
  • Thriller
  • Urban Fantasy

I DO NOT accept review requests for non-fiction, self help, erotica, and religious/inspirational titles.

Rating System: Stars

5 stars:  Amazing.
4 stars:  Really liked it.
3 stars:  Liked it.
2 stars:  It was okay.
1 star: Did not like it.

My Review Include

Please browse through Book Swoon for a feel of my review style. My reviews are posted on Book Swoon and Goodreads and shared on many social sites.

On a personal note

I absolutely love, love, love reading books. I am not a professional book reviewer, but I do enjoy reviewing, blogging, posting about, and discovering new books/authors. Although my reviews are my personal opinion, I respect you as an author and a writer. I'm very careful when choosing books for review on Book Swoon so that they are the "right fit for me and my blog."

Author Promotions

I do occasionally participate in the following: author interviews, guest posts, cover reveals, giveaways, and blog tours for titles that are a appropriate (MG and YA titles) for my blog. Please send me an email if interested.

FTC Disclosure

Books reviewed here at Book Swoon are either purchased by me (Kimberly), owner of the Book Swoon, or loaned from the library. In some cases, books may be provided by the agent, author or publisher in exchange for my honest and personal review, and is always stated in the review post. Book Swoon receives no monetary compensation for book reviews, interviews, giveaways, and book tours. At this time, the Book Swoon is not participating in any affiliate programs.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Thank you for your consideration.