Contact and Review Policy

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog!

I have decided to limit review requests and commit to scheduled reviews on a case-by-case basis, prioritizing the authors/publishers/PR companies I’ve already worked with. I am a moody reader, and with a new job that is eating most of the time I used to have for reading, I realized I can no longer accept as much as I did when I first started this blog.

You may still send your inquiry/request at hello@ofpensandpages.com. Due to a busy schedule, I will only reply to requests I accept. Please add the following information—blurb of your book, date published/to be published, book cover (if available), genre, trigger warnings (if applicable), and most notable tropes in your story.

I read most genres, but I have a preference for:

  • Young Adult (Contemporary)
  • New Adult
  • Adult Romance
  • Contemporary Romance
  • MM Romance
  • Pride and Prejudice Variations

And the book formats I prefer are:

  • Paperback
  • Kindle Direct
  • .mobi

I am also open for beta-reading requests. If you need an extra pair of eyes to read your book, I would be happy to help with your plot, pacing, and characters, and to be there to cheer you on.


REVIEW POLICY

Sending me a copy does not guarantee a 5-star rating. I will remain 100% percent honest in my reviews, but I can assure you I will only give constructive criticisms, if ever. I will no longer post a review on the blog if the rating is less than 3 stars, although I will still cross-post on Goodreads and Amazon. I will also post on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Rating Guide:

– (5 Stars)
It was beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. Will highly recommend!

 – (4.5 Stars)
Love, love, love! Would’ve given it a 5 if not for the tiny flaw. Will highly recommend.

– (4 stars)
Loved the book! Well-written and entertaining. There were a few things that bothered me, but I could easily overlook it. Will recommend.

– (3.5 stars)
I enjoyed it, but there were some things that bothered me. Will recommend.

– (3 stars)
I enjoyed it enough. It wasn’t the best, but it wasn’t the worst either. Will recommend.

– (2.5 stars) 
The book was promising, but it didn’t deliver the way I hoped it would. Some good parts, some bad parts.

– (2 stars)
The book has potential, but the cons outweigh the pros.

– (1.5 stars)
I wish I didn’t finish it, but I’m alright that I did.

 – (1 star)
I finished it, but I wish I didn’t.