Hello, person looking at my 'About' page. My name is Lori. My library is located upstairs, hence, my blog is Lori's Book Loft. 

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 and other works.  
In addition to my blog and book review page, I post my reviews on many social media sites.

I enjoy interviewing authors, frequenting independent bookstores, and attending literary presentations. So, think of Lori's Book Loft as a cozy space for the DEVOTED reader.
In 2018, 
Feedspot notified me Lori's Book Loft was listed as one of the Top 100 Book Blogs on the web chosen from thousands of top Book Review blogs in their index using search and social metrics. I'm pleased with this as I expect it means people are drawn to Lori's Book Loft because they are devoted to reading and looking to purchase books.

At last check, this blog has an audience of over 40 countries. There are links to author spotlight interviews,  guest contributors, tours of some charming bookstores.

The Translate and Search by Author or Title button are all in the right column. There, you'll also find the Author Spotlight and Popular Posts which change according to how many hits they are receiving from guests. I try to include the top 10 audiences during each monthly wrap up. 

You'll find I review a wide variety of books and am often compensated. This compensation usually comes in the form of books being sent to me by various publishing houses, agents and authors. I do this because reading is a great enjoyment for me! As such, I feel it is important to provide blog readers with access to the books reviewed so I participate in the affiliate advertising programs with the following companies: AbeBooks, Amazon, Barnes and Noble and iTunes, so if you purchase a book from an affiliate link I've provided,  I'll receive a tiny commission (without this affecting the price you pay for it)

If you wish to partner with Lori's Book Loft 
to have a book reviewed please contact lorisbookloft@gmail.com

If you are searching for me on social media platforms I can often be found at @lorisbookloft or LorisBook

Thank you for stopping by I hope you find new books to love.

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