Review Policy

I love reading and am happy to accept review copies from publishers, but due to the large number of books I receive I cannot guarantee to review every book sent to me.

I enjoy literary and mainstream fiction – especially books that are thought provoking or deal with moral issues, autism or parenting. I prefer my books to be plot based, with well developed characters, and I especially like books in translation. I am also keen on prize-winning books and love reading prize winners from around the world. I enjoy listening to audio books and finding new recipes from cook books.

I do not accept review copies from authors as I believe this relationship is too close and can lead to difficult situations, especially when I do not enjoy the book in question.

I’m not a fan of short stories, memoirs or poetry, and do not like receiving YA , science fiction, crime, historical fiction or romance for review. I do not accept self-published books for review and do not take part in blog tours.

My favourite books include: A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry, We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver, Ingenious Pain by Andrew Miller, Fingersmith by Sarah Waters and Blindness by Jose Saramago.

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