Grey Reads // Review Requests

Here is where you can send me review requests!

I am open to review requests, however, at this point, I’m pretty good at determining what book is my kind of book so if I choose not to read a review request, please know that it’s not personal. I don’t want to waste my time or yours but agreeing to read a book I know I won’t enjoy.

Before making a request, I highly suggest reading some of the reviews I already have posted so that you can get a feel for my review style as it might not work for everyone.

If you don’t want a negative review, don’t send a request because my reviews will always be honest and you might not like what I have to say.

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To help you determine if I’m the right fit for your book please read my preferences, listed below.

Genres I Prefer

MG

๐Ÿƒ Fantasy

YA

๐Ÿƒ Fantasy
๐Ÿƒ Thriller/Suspense
๐Ÿƒ Mystery
๐Ÿƒ Horror
๐Ÿƒ Contemporary

Adult/NA

๐Ÿƒ Thrillers/Suspense
๐Ÿƒ Mystery
๐Ÿƒ Contemporary

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Genres I Might Acceptย 

YA

๐Ÿƒ Sci-fi
๐Ÿƒ Romance
๐Ÿƒ Graphic Novels

Adult/NA

๐Ÿƒ Fantasy
๐Ÿƒ Sci-fi
๐Ÿƒ Graphic Novels
๐Ÿƒ Romance

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Themes & Representation I Read

๐Ÿƒ Narratives Around Trauma & Abuse
๐Ÿƒ Mental Illness
๐Ÿƒ Addiction
๐Ÿƒ Chronic Illness/Chronic Pain

๐Ÿƒ LGBTQIAP+
๐Ÿƒ Queer
๐Ÿƒ Bisexual
๐Ÿƒ Pansexual
๐Ÿƒ Sapphic/WLW

๐Ÿƒ Working-class

๐Ÿƒ Morally Grey Characters

๐Ÿƒ Character-Driven Narratives

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My General Book Vibes

๐Ÿƒ Fave Type of Character:ย morally grey characters, if a character is a broken asshole, who I would have no time for IRL, I probably love them

๐Ÿƒ Plot or World or Characters:ย character-driven books every time

๐Ÿƒ Tropes I Hate:ย love fixes everything, the โ€˜swoon-worthyโ€™ but actually abusive love interest, Iโ€™m Not Like Other Girlsโ„ข

๐Ÿƒ Tropes I Love:ย enemies to friends to lovers, sharp girls and soft boys, Full-Time Messโ„ข doing their best, cross-dressing girls with knives

๐Ÿƒ Here For It:ย pirates, witches, spies, hackers, Vikings

๐Ÿƒ Miss Me With That Shit:ย homophobia, sexism, racism, transphobia, xenophobia, fatphobia, ableism, incest, pedophilia, bury your gays, adding to mental illness stigma

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My Rating System

Thriving 5 Flowers

Fucking loved it! Need more now!

Thriving 4 Flowers

I really enjoyed it, would rec.

Thriving 3 Flowers

Eh, I liked it but didnโ€™t love it, probably wouldnโ€™t read again might rec to the right person.

Thriving 2 Flowers

Yeah, nah, mate. I did not like it. Might have DNFโ€™d.

Thriving 1 Flowers

Throw it in the fucking trash. I probably DNFโ€™d it.

I also use half ratings too but they can be a bit more fickle and hard to pin down.

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Make Your Request Here

I try to always include accurate representation and content warnings in my reviews. So I would appreciate it if you included those in your request.

I do tend to swear in my reviews. If you don’t like that it’s probably best to find a different reviewer. However if you give me a reason why you don’t me swearing in the review, I’ll consider it.

All reviews will be posted on my blog and Goodreads.

Keep in mind, I have a Chronic Illness which means I might not always be able to meet your deadlines. My health always comes first.

Once you have submitted all the required information, I will review your request and decide if;

  1. I have the time to read it
  2. It fits my reading interests

I’ll respond to all requests via email.

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Bonus!

If I really love your book I might provide a song I think goes with it, a photo I have taken personally (if a hard copy is provided), and I might even create some quote graphics and/or a mood-board!

All of which you are free to use also!

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Thank you for your request!

I really appreciate it and will be in touch!

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