Book Review Submissions

***Submissions closed at the moment but will reopen in 2023***

If you’re interested in having your book(s) reviewed, you’ve come to the right place.

The genres I am MOST interested in are:

  • Sci-fi
  • Fantasy

To submit a request, email me with the following information:

  1. Author’s name
  2. Title of Book
  3. Genre
  4. Blurb
  5. Date book was published

Book formats I will accept:

  • Hardcover or paperback. Arcs okay. No author copy.
  • Mobi or PDF.
  • Ebook via Amazon. From Amazon’s site: “(eBook gift (single copy): You can gift a single eBook. When you gift an eBook, the recipient receives a redemption code and can choose to accept you reBook gift by redeeming the code.”

Email Subject: Book Review Request

Email to : leigh@prettypeonyblog.com

I will reply to your email within 24 hours or up to three days. If you do not hear from me with the given time, please resubmit. Be informed that reviews can take from a few days up to two months depending on length of story and my schedule.

Book reviews will be posted on this blog, Amazon, and Goodreads. I may also share your book cover on my Instagram.

Disclaimer: I do not get monetary compensation to review. I am doing this as a courtesy.

***Requests closed for 2022***

If you are interested in a beta read, contact me at the email above with subject: Beta Read Request.

Include the following:

  1. Author’s name
  2. Title of Book
  3. Genre
  4. Blurb
  5. Total word count

Once approved, I will request a sample of your manuscript. This will be a 1,000 word piece or a chapter around the same amount of words. It is for me to get a feel for your writing style. If I determine the style is something I would read, then we’ll move forward. The sample and manuscript must be in Microsoft Word and double spaced.

Please contact me for pricing.

Credentials: I’ve been a book reader all my life and have started reviewing books for eight years now. I enjoy reading and I want your book to be a success! I am also a writer and have a few stories published. I have a master’s degree in creative writing with an emphasis in creative nonfiction and literary fiction. My favorite genres are sci-fi and fantasy but I also enjoy memoirs and other nonfiction. I’ve been a beta reader for over seven years now and have also been a freelance copy editor (with some proofreading experience) for three years.