Alpha Heroes accepts review copies for books that fit within the focus of the blog: novels within the romance genre, and fiction with a strong romantic element. I do not read non-fiction. Publicists: I can usually work within your preferences for timeframe as I'm a pretty fast reader.
I endeavor to provide kind but honest reviews that reflect my opinion, regardless of how the book was acquired. Review copies are the only form of compensation I receive from blogging or the publishing industry. I am not a professional reviewer or writer or otherwise involved in the publishing industry.
I do not currently accept review copies in e-format. This is not a "religious" issue for me; I am thrilled by the way technology is opening up the market for artists of all sorts, including writers. I just prefer to read traditional books.
Contact: For arrangements, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Images and Excerpts: copyrighted material is occasionally used with accreditation (wherever possible) on this blog on the presumption of fair use. Any copyright holder who objects to this usage may contact me and I will gladly take down the item.
Comments: Fostering Discussion and Community
It's my blog and I'll delete anything that offends me.
That said, I've only ever deleted one comment that wasn't obvious spam. I welcome respectful debate, differing opinions, and links to your related posts. If you have a review of the same book and let me know either in comments or email, I'm happy to edit in a link to my post; I think this is a great way to add to the overall picture of a book.
Spam: If you leave a comment in a language that I can't read (which is pretty much all of them except English), I'll assume it's spam and delete it. I've also set comments to be moderated after 30 days because of one particularly annoying and persistent spambot, so it may take your legit comment a day or two to show up. It's nothing personal.
It turns out that the fine print on intellectual property creates some interesting liabilities for blog owners, as distinct from the host (Blogger, in my case). I cannot really imagine getting into a situation where it's a problem with my tiny corner of the blogosphere, but here is my ass-covering fine print just in case:
By leaving a comment on Alpha Heroes, you agree that:
1. The blog owner [that's me] may delete the comment at owner's sole discretion at any time during the life of the blog;
2. The comment author [that's you] may also delete the comment at any time;
3.Content may become unavailable due to deletion, technical difficulties, or human error. The blog owner is not responsible for retrieving content for any reason including but not limited to those listed;
4. Other than deletion scenarios covered above, comment author retains rights to the content of the comment.