Review & Giveaway Policy

Updated (July, 2014)
  • Our only focus is, and always will be, the reader. 
  • We are not professional reviewers (whatever that means). We don’t get any type of compensation for our reviews, and we are in no way related to the publishing industry. We do this on our own free time and because we like it.
  • If you would like to submit your book for review consideration, please email us. Acceptance does not guarantee a review.
  • We review Romance genre novels and fiction with strong romantic elements. This includes: Contemporary Romance, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy (with strong romantic elements and HEA's), M/M and GLBTQ Romance, Young Adult, Chick Lit, Women's Fiction, Steampunk, Sci-Fi and Fantasy. We do not review Inspirational Romance.
  • We accept print books for review, but we prefer e-books/e-ARCs/Digital Galleys. Our preferred method of receiving e-galleys is through third-party services such as NetGalley and Edelweiss. Our preferred format is .mobi/Kindle or any other that’s compatible, or can be converted, to a Kindle format. 
  • We do not post reviews on Amazon or any other similar website.
  • We do not post reviews before release day.
  • We try to limit the amount of promotional posts we do, and we don’t participate in promotional or marketing events such as cover reveals and most blog tours (especially those that require positive reviews). We do enjoy doing interviews and having guest authors, but again, we try to limit them to authors and books we’re familiar with or that fit our blog. If you have an interesting topic and wish to do a guest post, interview, or visit with us in any other capacity, please email us and we’ll talk some more. We do ask that the content you provide be original and exclusive to our blog. 
  • We are very careful with the images used on the blog, and do thorough search to make sure they are copyright-free. But if we are using an image that you own copyright on and would like removed, please ask.
  • Feedback, ideas, book recommendations and guest reviews/posts are always welcome, so please email us.
Commenting Policy:

  • We encourage you to comment because we feel that it’s an integral part of blogging. We won't edit anything (we can't), and you can post anonymously if you prefer to do so. We welcome and encourage disagreement and discussions. Profanity is fine. Assholes will be treated accordingly (and we reserve the right to determine who qualifies as an asshole). Spam will be deleted.


Giveaway Policy:
  • No purchase is necessary.
  • Void where prohibited by law.
  • We are not compensated for any contest or giveaway done in the blog.
  • You must be at least 18 years old to participate. By entering any contest or giveaway you confirm that you are 18 years old or older, releasing Romance Around the Corner when you enter the contest or giveaway.
  • We reserve the right  to disqualify entries due to possible scamming, multiple entries (when not permited) or ineligibility.
  • We reserve the right to end, extent, or cancel a contest or giveaway without previous notice.
  • Winners will be chosen using random.org or the Rafflecopter tool.
  • Winners will be announced on the blog and through email.
  • Winners will have 72hrs to respond or another winner will be chosen.
  • Books/Prices included in giveaways will be purchased by us unless otherwise stated.
  • If the prices are provided by a sponsor, they will ship it to the winner.
  • We are not responsible for items lost or damaged during shipping. No replacement will be offered.
  • Prices will come from either us via online retailers like The Book Depository or Amazon.com, or  from Authors and Publishers. If you win a bound book or any other physical price, your mailing address will be provided to the distributor of the price. Your personal information won't be shared with anyone else, and once the price ships we will erase your information. 
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FTC Disclaimer

The books reviewed here were purchased by us. If the book was provided by the author or publisher for review, it will be noted on the post. We do not get any type of monetary compensation from publishers or authors.