Policy&Disclosure

This blog has an audience of over 50 countries. In 2020 we got notice that Lori's Book Loft is listed in the Top 110 of Ranked blogs, chosen from Book Review blogs in their index using their search and social metrics. 

FTC Disclosure: I do receive requests to review advanced reading copies (ARC's) and other works and list these details. Most books reviewed here at Lori's Book Loft are provided by author, publisher, an agent in exchange for my honest and personal review. Occasionally, I review library loans and purchased books too.  

Many of my reviews appear with Lori's Book Loft, Net Galley, Goodreads, LibraryThing, Amazon, Twitter and Instagram, and also with libraries who use reviews to expand their collections.

I try to connect readers to a description/ synopsis of what the book is about, my thoughts, and links to the author or a photo from the galley packet. Although my thoughts are my honest opinion. I write reviews based on my preference for a good story. I will not accept books for review where a positive review is expected and due to the volume of book requests I receive, I cannot accept books for review if the review must be posted by a certain date. Please know that I do respect authors. I try to write fairly and now and then inject humor in my reviews. 

Author Promotions: I participate in author spotlight interviews and occasionally have guest contributor posts.

My Star System is available to publishers when I have read and reviewed their galley. And, sometimes their departments write and ask for further details or tell me when and where they will be posting another galley for review. 

Policy


1 star: strongly disliked it



2 stars: did not enjoy reading



3 stars: occasionally enjoyed it



4 stars: really enjoyed it



5 stars: adored the writing, plot, message, or perhaps I loved all of it.



Disclaimer and Disclosure


 Lori's Book Loft is a personal blog and any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal and belong solely to the blog owner and do not represent those of people, institutions or organizations that the owner may or may not be associated with in professional or personal capacity unless explicitly stated.


Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. If you are under the age of 18, consult your guardian as to whether the material is acceptable. I believe it is important to provide added protection for children/youth online and encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity.


 Lori's Book Loft participates in author interviews and guest posts. 

FTC Disclosure: Books reviewed here are provided by the agent, author, publisher in exchange for my honest and personal review. I occasionally review library loans and purchased books for book club reads. 

I try to connect readers to a description/ synopsis of what the book is about, my thoughts, and links to the author or a photo from the galley packet. Although my thoughts are my honest opinion. I write reviews based on my preference for a good story. I will not accept books for review where a positive review is expected and due to the volume of book requests I receive, I cannot accept books for review if the review must be posted by a certain date. Please know that I do respect authors and try to write fairly and now and then inject humor in my reviews. 

All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party in question. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

Photos: All pictures used on my blog are the property of myself or their respective owners. Should you object to the publication of any image or content on this blog, please do not hesitate to contact me lorisbookloft@gmail.com. 

Any unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, posting or duplicating of any of the material on my blog is prohibited without express written permission from myself. If you do quote or link to my blog, please include my blog’s name in your link.

You will find I review a wide variety of books and am compensated to provide my opinion. This compensation usually comes in the form of books sent to me by various publishing houses and agents. You may also notice ads on this blog. I feel it is important to provide blog readers with access to the books reviewed so I participate in the affiliate advertising programs. If you purchase a book from an affiliate link on my blog, I receive a small commission (without this affecting the price you pay for it). 

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

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