Review Policy

Welcome to my blog (Hooked on Bookz) !

First of all, thank you for your interest in my site and for taking the time to read about it. If you are an author or publisher interested in sending me a book for review, I will gladly consider your request. Please read the following information explaining my reading preferences, book review information, ratings, and requests. You may contact me through the contact form or through email.

Please keep in mind:

  • I would only respond to offers that interest me.
  • I would not accept the PDF file format or audiobooks. The review copy should be either a physical copy or a Kindle E-book.
  • I require a minimum of 3 to 4 weeks of time to come up with my review from the date when I receive the book. If the book is an ARC, I will try and publish the review on or around the release date and not before.
  • I would post my review on my blog Goodreads, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Also, on various Facebook and Goodreads book groups. I will try to get you as many audiences as I can.
  • I believe in writing honest and unbiased reviews.

Preferred Genres:

I do read a wide variety of books but these are the genres I typically read

  • YA Fantasy Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Contemporary Romance
  • Mystery/ Thrillers
  • Science Fiction, Dystopian
  • True Crime and Crime Fiction
  • Gothic Fiction
  • Horror

I DO NOT accept review request for Non-Fiction, Biographies/Memoir and Erotica.

My Rating System:

★ I did not like it.

★★ It was okay.

★★★ It was good and I liked it.

★★★★ I loved it.

★★★★★ Outstanding/Excellent/Must-Read

What should you include in your review request?

  1. Title and Author of the book
  2. Publisher (or self-published if applicable)
  3. Genre
  4. Full Blurb
  5. Publication Date
  6. Attach the book cover or provide the Amazon link to your book.

Please allow at least one or two business days for my response.

I’m open to Author Interviews, Exclusive cover reveals, giveaways, book tours and book promotions.


Hastha Chand.