Review policy Instructions ...PLEASE READ!

I am  mostly interested in reviewing novels and short stories from indie writers (my favorites are non-fiction and coming of age stories)  ; however, I will consider reviewing other genres on a select, case-by-case basis. However, here are the genres I WILL NOT review under any circumstance:

  • Romance

  • Erotica


I will write a brief, concise and to-the-point review as I don't believe in reviews that summarize the entire novel.  I only accept mobi files or PDF files.  I will be honest but constructive in my reviews. 

I check all submissions and emails currently I am on Beijing time.  I will consider each submission, but I will not guarantee I will review your book or reply to your submission.  Open for past, present , and future publication dates. All accepted books are placed in order of queue  and reviews are written as quickly as  humanly possible ( I have a full time gig and projects of my own)   My limit will likely depend on my availability. Accepted Science Fiction Books  will be review by International Sci-Fi Guru David  "Magnificent Bastard" Ramirez (Guest Reviewers Are Welcome,Send an Email).

Check Out My Reading Progress on Goodreads

Feb/March TBR 1) Kings Of This World by Peter Bailey ( TBR by Sci-Fi Guru David “Magnificent Bastard” Ramirez) 2) The Addition Nobody Talked About by Joshua Shea 3) U.S. Taxes For Worldly Americans: The Traveling Expat’s Guide to Living, Working, and Staying Tax Compliant Abroad 4) Hell Holes: What Lurks by Donald Firesmith. 5) ABC in action: Children’s alphabet book. Teach toddlers, preschool & kindergarten kids the ABC’s and letter phrases by Maria Yiangou March/April TBR 1) The Single Dad’s Guide to the Galaxy: Parenting in the Real World by Roger McEwan 2) Hannibal Barca: The Lion of Carthage by Peachill Publishing, Jeff Hortman 3) Life II by Scott Spotson 4) The Strange Life of Brandon Chambers by Scott Spotson 5) Paper Sons: A Memoir by Dickson Lam 6) Beyond the Spiral Gates by Mutch Katsonga 7) Some Picnic! by Ian Robinson

I will rate your novel on a 5 star scale as follows:

5 stars - Excellent

4 stars - Good

3 stars - Average

2 stars - Not great

1 star - Bad. Really bad

For questions you can email me at or submit your review request using the form below.

What to include in your request:

  • Title of the book
  • Author
  • Formats available
  • Synopsis
  • Publication Date
  • Publisher
  • Genre
  • Goodreads Link (if available) 
  • Amazon Link
  • Book Trailer Link (YouTube if available  )
Name *

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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
More Chinese Slanguage
A World Without Color: A True Story Of the Last Three Days With My Cat
Chuck D. Presents This Day in Rap and Hip-Hop History
Life of a Bastard
Dante's Inferno
Now Playing Podcast: Underrated Movies We Recommend
La La Love
Star Wars #4
The Prince
When I Was Puerto Rican
The Survival Guide for Kids with Behavior Challenges
In Two Hundred Squared Words
Down These Mean Streets
Going to Meet the Man: Stories: Virtage International Edition
Prince: Chapter and Verse—A Life in Photographs
Llama Llama Home with Mama

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