UPDATE April 16th!
Due to personal reasons, Indie Reviews is on a temporary hiatus until further notice. Review requests are being accepted for romance and erotica genres only, which will be forwarded to that reviewer, Braxton Cole. Sorry for the inconvenience and we’ll try to have reviews posted and requests opened up again soon!
In the meantime, there are still the options for interviews, spotlights and blog-hops, and as always, if you’re looking for a beta read or editing services, my door (or email, if you will) is always open.
Thanks so much everyone!
This is a short welcome post to say hello to any and all readers and writers of this blog. My husband and I have decided that the best way to help promote a writing career, especially an Indie Author, is to provide a blog offering reviews for indie writers, author interviews, book showcases, and other features to help writers gain more exposure in this crazy, convoluted world of literature.
For the time being, my husband and I are accepting queries for book reviews. We’ll choose to review based on our preferences and availability, but all are welcome to submit. There will be info on our profile page on google plus, and to submit a review just send us an email with the summary of your book, any links to it, where you’d like the review posted, and when you need it by. Our reviews will be posted here on the blog, and linked to my facebook page and of course our google plus.
Once we determine if we can review your book, we’ll likely ask for it in PDF format, or if you have a paperback, we’d love one of those even more. (signed, of course!)
We can’t make promises on deadlines, but we can most certainly do our best. All we ask is that you promote our blog when you can, and if you have a google account, please add our blog to your follow list.
Lastly, if you’re willing to do a review exchange of any of my works (and by my, I mean Angella here ) please let us know in the email and we can set up the review exchange.
My work is available here on amazon for anyone who wants to decide on a review exchange. Of course we won’t determine whether or not we will do a review exchange based on your willingness to review my work. Being an indie author, I realize how precious time is and how hard it is to get someone to review any works.
Our preferences for books:
Josh- “I will read anything, literally. If it’s bad, it’s going to be bad, and I will contact you before I post my review if I find it less than a three star review. I prefer Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, and Sci-Fi, however I won’t turn a genre down. I spend most of my time reading on my kindle, but there’s a certain appeal to holding a book in my hands, and won’t ever say no to a physical copy. Looking forward to your works!”
Angella- “I’m a little more picky than my darling husband. I don’t like to read erotica, but if it’s well done I’ll consider it. I also don’t like to read books with a heavy religious tone, though I have read a few that were pretty good. My favorite books of all time are non-fiction theology-based books, historical fiction, Urban Fantasy, and contemporary literature. Anything with a music theme, especially classical, is a big plus. However, I would be hard pressed to turn a book down, but don’t expect me to sugar coat anything. If your work is bad, it’s bad. If it’s less than three stars, I will contact you prior and won’t post the review of the book without your permission. Can’t wait to see our inbox fill up!”
Braxton Cole will be taking on erotic and romance fiction, and anything else that strikes her fancy.
Please send us the book blurb, book cover image (if you have one) genre and links to where the book can be purchased to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will be in contact within a few days with regards to whether or not we will take your book. For the time being, the wait for a review is about one to two months out. Priority is given to those who have scheduled a blog-hop, guest post, or book debut interview ahead of time. Check out our ‘Other Ways to Promote’ tab at the top of the page for info on ways to promote your book.
So folks, that’s about it for now. This post will remain on our profile page for new readers and writers seeking reviews. Any questions, please don’t hesitate to email at email@example.com