My passion for reading started at a young age with summers spent in the children's reading program, savoring every page.
Prior to blogging, I was a library supervisor and freelanced for a publisher so books have always been a part of my life.
While I still love children's books, my reading has grown into an obsession where I read and review many genres.
To me, a book is a great companion, it is a refuge where I can enter an imaginary world, or escape to a new place and learn new words. A book permits the opportunity to look at different perspectives, and the rustle of paper, specific scenes, and phrases excite me. Beyond everything, though a few characters have come close, I remain on my quest to prove I have no DOPPELGANGER!
Here at Lori's Book Loft, I'll post about all things bookish and include anything from pretty picture books to those with gorgeous prose. I'll review advanced reading copies (ARC's) and other works. Many of my reviews will appear on websites and with libraries who use reviews to expand their collections. I'll interview authors, frequent independent bookstores, and literary presentations. So, think of Lori's Book Loft as a cozy space for the DEVOTED reader.
FTC Disclosure: Most books reviewed here at Lori's Book Loft are provided by the author, publisher, agent in exchange for my honest and personal review. I also still work with Net Galley. If you aren't familiar with Net Galley it is a site where book reviewers and professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley formats. If you are a reviewer on a Publishers Auto-Approved List, as I am, any requests you make for titles will be automatically approved.
The Search button is by author or title. There are links to author spotlight interviews and tours of some charming bookstores. Reader Favorites change according to how many hits they are receiving from guests.
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Thank you for stopping by. I hope you find new books to love!