Review Policy

*Currently not accepting review requests for August – October 2019*

Wondering how you could get your book reviewed on the Caffeinated Fae? Well, take a look and see if we might be a good fit.

Review Policies:

  • I will always give my honest review. I want readers to trust my recommendations which means that I will not review a book if it is required to rate it above 3 stars.
  • I will always make it abundantly clear if a book is an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) or a book that I have received in exchange for a review (Read for Review).
  • ARCs are a hot commodity, so I promise that if I have previously given an author a 1-2 star review, I won’t request another one.
  • I also reserve the right to quit reading (DNF) a book if I’m not enjoying it. Sometimes books aren’t meant for certain readers. When I do DNF a book, please know that I will review it on Goodreads without a star rating. I do not add my DNF reviews to any other book sites.

Genres I enjoy reading:

  • Romance
    • I love the genre and read just about anything in it. I read anything from rom-com to dark erotica, but I typically do not enjoy romances that feature cheating, so I tend to avoid those. Favorite authors in this genre include Samantha Young, Helen Hoang, Kit Rocha, Skye Warren, and so many others I can’t think of right now.
  • Fantasy
    • Fantasy has been my first love when it comes to reading. I read a variety of fantasy, but my favorite authors in Fantasy are Katherine Arden & Juliet Marillier.
  • Science Fiction
    • Science Fiction is a bit tricky for me. I love Dystopian Science Fiction and anything that I can get lost in. I typically don’t enjoy science fiction that verges on the too logical side. Favorite authors in Science Fiction include Sylvain Neuvel, Lois Lowry, & David Wong.
  • General Fiction
    • There are so many subcategories, & this is mainly a catchall for the books that don’t fit into the other genres.
  • Social Science
    • I have a psychology degree, so I do love a good social science book. One of my favorite authors in this genre is Mary Roach.
  • I read across many genres, and I am not opposed to stepping out of my comfort zone for a good book. Heck, a few years ago I would have never put Science Fiction as a genre I read. Sometimes all it takes is the right book.
  • I also don’t discriminate when it comes to the age range of a book. Some of my favorite books are middle grade, teen, and adult.

Genres that are not a good fit:

  • Mysteries
    • I know, I know, this is entirely shocking, but I just haven’t really gotten into mysteries. It’s nothing personal, and I’m sure there are SO many amazing books in this category, but I haven’t found a mystery I really enjoyed.
  • Horror
    • I tend to read at night, and I like to be able to sleep. And yes, I know that David Wong can be classified as a horror author, so if your book is anything like David Wong’s books, please send it my way.

Places I review

  • Amazon
  • Goodreads
  • Bookbub
  • Smashbomb
  • This Blog

If you are interested in having your book reviewed on CaffeinatedFae, please email me with a synopsis of your book, and we can discuss if this will be a good fit for both of us.

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