April 23, 2019: At this time, we cannot accept new submissions for our 3-4 week turnaround commitment. In the event that you would like to submit a book for review, please note that it may take closer to 2 months for a review to appear on the blog. Thank you for your interest and your understanding.
If you are interested in having a book reviewed on Glass of Wine, Glass of Milk, please contact us using the "Contact Us" form on the right-hand side of the Home screen. Please note that only print books are being accepted at this time. Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you!
What We Accept
- picture books
- children's chapter books
- some YA
- some adult books (see below)
- book title
- publication date/expected publication date
- publishing house
- brief synopsis
What to expect:
- a timely response to your request
- an honest review posted to this blog and to Goodreads within 3-4 weeks of receipt of the book
- disclosure in the review that the book was received in exchange for a review
Adult Genres Considered
- fantasy, including steampunk, dystopia, paranormal
- cozy mysteries
- humorous or witty contemporary fiction
- women's biographies
- non-fiction about ancient civilizations
- Regency-era historical romance
Beta Reading and Proofreading
Genres accepted: fantasy, cozy mystery, YA, and children's literature
Feedback offered: I will give detailed feedback regarding suspension of disbelief, plot (and plot holes), characters (believability, stereotypes), dialogue flow, inconsistencies, clarity, and general reaction, as well as any specific areas of attention you pinpoint.
Response time: 48 hours to review your request. Your book's length will determine the amount of time I need to read it and provide feedback. An average-length novel usually takes two weeks.
Format: I can comment within a document or provide all of a chapter's feedback in an email or separate document (or if there is another format, I'll use that - I'm flexible).
$5 for first chapter trial - to be applied toward final cost (In order to confirm that this is a good fit, I ask for your first chapter, for which you will receive detailed feedback within 48 hours of receipt.)
$30 for up to 20,000 words or for a picture book
$50 for up to 50,000 words
$100 for up to 100,000 words
Please contact me via the "Contact Us" form for further information.
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