This page contains a concise FAQ for authors, publishers, and marketing personnel, as well as my review policy below. For more information, visit my Contact Me page or send a direct email to firstname.lastname@example.org for business-related inquiries.
Of course, for everyone not mentioned above, your questions may still remain unanswered. If you’d like to contact me, you can do so via my Contact Me page or send me a message on my Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook accounts.
- Will you read and review every book sent to you?
If it fits my criteria, as outlined below, I will most likely read it. If I enjoy it, and time allows, a review will be written and posted, and I’ll probably contact you with a link. If I’m not a fan, I will contact you on how to go ahead (write a mediocre/negative review, or don’t publish).
- Are you on NetGalley?
Sure am, you can find me under ‘Bianca Ayling’. Username is BookaliciousBlog.
- I have a book, but I’m not sure if you’ll enjoy it. Can I send it to you?
Chances are, if it is a young adult novel, I will love it – send it or a synopsis through and I’ll get back to you asap.
- How much is advertising on Bookalicious.com.au?
Traditional advertising through banners on the sidebar varies in price, depending on the duration of the promotion. You can visit my advertising page here.
If you’re after information on sponsored posts, or traditional advertisements, please contact email@example.com.
- Can I add you to our publishing house bloggers list?
Of course, if you publish a fair amount of YA fiction, I’d be happy if you added me to the list. Use my email firstname.lastname@example.org.
My Review Policy
First and foremost, thank you for considering this book blog, Bookalicious, to read, review, and promote your book.
I’m currently accepting reading material to review and/or promote but before you contact me, please read my review policy in order to avoid wasting time.
What do I accept?
I primarily enjoy reading YA fiction – which covers most branches of the category – however I will accept a selected range of chic-lit, horror (only mild themes) and crime novels. Nevertheless, I won’t consider reading (nor reviewing) erotica, religious or non-fictional literature.
If I receive a book obliging to my guidelines, and read it, I will have made time to write an honest review within the month of finishing it. Nonetheless, if I do not finish your book, the only thing I can guarantee is that I will have considered writing a DNF review.
Due to a busy schedule, I am also limited to the amount of titles I read and therefore, reviews I write. If your book doesn’t abide by my guidelines, I won’t read it and if I am too busy, I won’t read it until a later date.
If your book’s review is required to be posted before a certain date, please mention that when contacting me. I will attempt to make the right amount of time required to read and thoroughly review the book, but sometimes it just won’t be possible.
If you’ve made the time to contact me regarding your works, I will make the time to respond to your request.
I prefer to read a hardcopy version of your book, but if it’s not available, I don’t mind reading an eBook version – please be mindful of the fact that hardcopies will often have first priority.
When the novel is part of a series – that I haven’t already read – I would like to receive the previous stories just so that I can get a feel for the characters (and of course, know what’s happening). If these are definitely unavailable, notes on the plot will be needed to give you a well-written review. Again, these books are not at the top of my priorities due to the quality of the review I’ll be writing.
Where will the review be posted?
Typically, my reviews are published on my blog and GoodReads. In order to balance my blogging with my everyday life, I avoid sharing my opinions with too many websites, however, upon request, I will submit it to Amazon and the book’s author’s corner of the internet. Blog posts are promoted on numerous social media outlets and usually reach a decent audience.
If you’re interested in having me read and review your novel, please contact me via email at:
with the following information:
- Book Title
- Author’s Name (and picture if available)
- A High-Definition Cover Image (JPEG format, if possible)
- A Short Synopsis
- Series Information (when applicable)
- Publication Details
- Release Date
And if you have any inquiries please contact me using the contact page or eMail me through my Contact Me page. I will get back to you within the week.
Thank you, and have a lovely day!