Review Policies

Welcome!

Bookworm for Kids is currently closed for review requests due to a packed schedule. But I will be opening the doors again come mid-December!
 

Note: Due to the overwhelming influx of self-help books/social message books in the picture book category, I look at very few titles in this direction.

Before reaching out to me, I ask that you read this entire page. 

Almost all books presented on this blog are intended for children and youth ages 0 to 18. Occasionally, I have a 'Mommy and Daddy's Day', but these posts are very rare. All books I post have (what I consider) appropriate content for the intended audience. 

I do not guarantee to write or leave a review of books shared with me but agree to consider taking a look at them. This blog's purpose is not to serve authors and publishers as much as it is to spread the joy of reading with younger readers in mind. My decision not to post about a book depends on multiple reasons and, by no means, says anything about the book's marketability or quality. I simply don't always connect with every book. But then, which reader does? There's also the chance that it simply doesn't slide into the category I'm looking for, at the moment, since I do want to keep as wide a variety on Bookworm for Kids as possible. After all, that's what makes reading fun.

All opinions are my own or reflect that of me or my children. I share books on Bookworm for Kids simply because I love to read and find it important to support reading in audiences ages 18 and under. 

I accept e-book copies in the form of mobi, pdf or epub files and do prefer ecopies. Any paper copies I receive are donated to small local libraries, children homes, or the such. I do not keep them or sell them or do anything with them which cold be seen as a benefit for me.  

I try to post the book's cover picture, a short blurb, sales links (only to make things easier for readers. I DO NOT receive any compensation, benefits, or anything from these), author picture, author biography as well as any other appropriate links along with my review. I do insist that the rights for all images sent to me are owned by the author (or publishing company), and by sending me such information for use on my blog, senders are guaranteeing that they have the full rights to said images and content. I do sometimes include giveaways, but am not responsible for these in any way, since I am not running them. I only am furthering the news of the possibility.

I often have my schedule already in place several months in advance, due to the amazing number of kidlit always being released. I usually do not promise to hold a certain date. My schedule is constantly changing due to all sorts of reasons, and I give no guarantees on this end. I am not a business and do not work as such. This is a hobby.

I do try to leave my reviews on other sites as an extension of my love for kidlit, but I do not guarantee to do this, since this isn't the purpose of Bookworm for Kids. When I review a book, the review is intended first and foremost for Bookworm for Kids readers to help them gain a better impression about the book's 'character' and purpose. If I post reviews on other sites, these sites are, when applicable: Goodreads, B&N, Kobo, Library Thing, BookBub, and Google Books.

 I do not post my reviews on Amazon (due to professional reasons). 


DISCLOSURE

All reviews on this site are written by myself, are my own opinion, and are original in thought and content. They are intended for expressing my thoughts to the readers of Bookworm for Kids and not as sale pitches. Please, do not copy and/or redistribute ANY review or excerpt without contacting me first. Normally, I have no problem with authors/publishers using my reviews or parts of my reviews, but I do want a heads-up.

If you agree to the above, please feel free to contact me at:
tdrecker@yahoo.de

But most of all—Happy Reading!