Request An Honest Review


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UNFORTUNATELY, I AM NO LONGER ACCEPTING HONEST REVIEWS.

However, if you are an author or publisher that I have worked with in the past, please reach out to me via email: ericarobynreads@gmail.com at any time.


If you are a publisher or an author that would like to request an honest review from me, please review the following, and then fill out this brief request form.

If you are a reader and would like to see me discuss a specific book, please post the title and author in the comments section below!

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My Review Policy

Genres I Do Or Do Not Accept

I'm willing to give almost any genre a try! The only genre that I will not read is erotica.

My favorite genres include: 
  • Comics
  • Graphic Novels
  • Horror
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller

Formatting Preferences

I accept hardcover, paperback, Kindle friendly mobi files, and audiobooks.

I do prefer print over ebooks because I also love to take photos of each book I review to share on this blog and my various social media accounts. If I can choose between hardcover and paperback, I prefer hardcover, but that absolutely isn't a requirement. 

If the ebook is an mobi that I can send to my Kindle, that is excellent! After an 8+ hour workday staring at a computer screen, I like to avoid lit screens in my "down time" as much as possible. Though I will accept PDF's or ePub files for things such as graphic novels or very short books.

Where I May Post About Books*

*I will only post where I deem appropriate.

My Rating Policy

  • 5 Stars- Books I absolutely loved and would read again.
  • 4 Stars- Books that I enjoyed but just didn't have the oomph of a 5-star book.
  • 3 Stars- Books that I just liked. I didn't think they were great books, but I don't regret taking the time to read them. I would definitely still recommend these books.
  • 2 Stars- Books that I didn't care for but may still recommend.
  • 1 Star- Books that I wish I hadn't finished and would absolutely not recommend.
  • DNF- I do not give star ratings to my DNF books, but I will still write a short review on Goodreads ONLY.

Review Timeline

After a surge in honest review requests, I have had to adjust my process.

Moving forward I will only accept ONE honest review per month. Because of this, my calendar has been filling up really quickly. I have also become much more picky; only accepting books that sound like they will be in my wheelhouse.

The books that I accept on a monthly basis are slotted in by first come first serve basis. So while I may say that I am currently booking for a certain month on this page, that may vary. So, after receiving your form submission, I will email to let you know what my timeline is. If the date that I give you works for you, we can move forward. :) 

When my review is ready, I will post it on my blog, Goodreads, and other social media platforms as I deem appropriate. If my review is positive, I will also post it on Amazon. Once my posting is complete, I will email you the links to any platform that you would like to see.

Other Types of Posts

I am open to posting things such as author interviews, blog tours, cover reveals, and other bookish topics. However, I do prefer posting such things when I have already completed a book review for the particular author.

Other Important Information

  • I will write honestly and I reserve the right to say exactly what I think about a book. 
  • I will not read a physical book that smells strongly of cigarette smoke or anything else besides paper and ink.
  • I reserve the right to DNF a book if it isn't interesting to me (see my DNF Policy here).
  • I will not change my review if asked. 
  • I will continue to follow my reviewing methods; some books I only write a small blurb (example here), while others I take a deeper dive (example here), all depending on my interest and feelings about the specific book.
  • I will not accept books that are part of a series if I have not read the others first.
  • If a physical book is provided and I DNFed it, I will not return it to the original sender. However, I will donate it to put it in the hands of another reader.
  • I will never sell an ARC. If I read and didn't love/DNFed the ARC, I may give it away to a friend or in a giveaway hosted on the blog, or donate it. 
  • I will not put up with any type of harassment or other negativity. If an author chooses to harass me, I have no problem reporting them and then spreading the word to caution other readers. 


Thank you so much for taking the time to read my review policy!

Here is the link to my request form. I look forward to hearing from you either on the form or in the comments section below!

Have a lovely day!
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