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Book Review Advice Sought - Wayne Kingston 's Blog

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Too soon retired by unrequited professional love. Trying hand at lifetime perceived avocation. Degree says I can, life stalled the voice. Retread retrying as retiring in coffeehouse with MacBook Air, cozy caffeine and that silence-within-the-din vacuum. Ahhhh. A mind in romance between passion and responsibility begets a poem. One volume published: Eclectic Discernment, Contemplation From Quiet, by Aprayser47 Publishing. Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. 

Book Review Advice Sought

Blog Posted:7/14/2017 11:02:00 PM

Do any of our 1000's of poets in the PS Community know of, have used, attempted solicitation, own, are familiar with companies/organizations that provide independent reviews for self-published books (i.e Poetry anthologies)? Thanks in advance. :-)))

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Date: 7/20/2017 5:33:00 AM
This book helps me a lot, I am very pleased about your book wrap thank you for writing it.
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Date: 7/16/2017 4:18:00 PM
Depending on your country, you can send a review copy to American Library Review, or Australian Library Review and hope they will review it. (No guarentee, but high prestige if they do). I checked your poems and some of them already have highly complimentary comments. You could ask the commentators permission to quote them...
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Date: 7/16/2017 4:47:00 PM
I am awaiting feedback from Library Review Journal (USA). Hesitant to impose. That path could be easily overwhelmed by PSoupers. :-)))
Date: 7/15/2017 4:51:00 PM
I have a small volume of pictures and questions for children out. I would not pay for a review, on the grounds that anybody who knows the review is from a paid company would be cynical about its claims. I advise getting friends and families to review on their social media pages and blogs. I write for HubPages and Weekend Notes and if I could peek into a preview online I might be able to write a review for you. (No charge as those are pay by advertising sites.) It is possible to enter your book into the Goodreads database yourself -(I did mine but cover image is blank.)
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Date: 7/15/2017 10:38:00 PM
Cecelia, thank you so much for your response. I completely agree that pay = tarnished reviews. I'll look closer at Goodreads before taking advantage of peer-soupers' good intentions. I just may take you up on your generous offer if I become obsessive about this effort. Sweet of you. Best wishes on the succes of your small volume. :-)))

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Book Review Advice Sought
Date Posted: 7/14/2017 11:02:00 PM

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