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message 1: by Vincent (last edited Mar 19, 2012 06:17AM) (new)

Vincent Lowry (vlowry) | 930 comments Mod
If you are an author supporter, reviewer, or blogger (or if you are looking for such a person), please leave a post here. This thread is topic specific, so all other posts that are off the subject will be removed. (Please remember, this is to support authors. So blogs must somehow relate to authors if the links are posted here.)

I'll throw my hat in the ring for this one and say I can always appreciate help with my book, Dreams Reign Supreme.
Dreams Reign Supreme by Vincent Lowry

Thanks!


message 2: by Harold (new)

Harold Titus (HaroldTitus) | 65 comments I'd be pleased to receive some help from readers who enjoy history and/or historical fiction.


message 3: by E. (last edited Mar 18, 2012 02:43PM) (new)

E. Milan (EMilan) | 34 comments Hi all,

I am building my site and I recently began offering to review others works. I am always looking for anyone interested in reviewing my book, The Truce. I can always offer a free version to anyone interested.

I have my reviewer information on my site and I have my TBR pinterest board as well. For anyone interested I am trying to help work with indie writers to help with community promotion.

My site is: http://www.emilanfiction.com
for anyone interested.

E. MilanThe Truce The Truce by E. Milan


Faye {Daydreaming_Star} (daydreamin_star) | 9 comments Hi Guys!

I have a blog and I am always happy to help authors in anyway I can! Being an aspiring author myself and a writer in-the-meantime, I understand what work goes into books and love being able to help others acheive the goal/dream I haven't quite reached yet!

That being said, I run a blog: A Daydreamer's Thoughts
and am always happy to do reviews.

Unfortunately, at the moment I've got my hands quite full, so to speak, but I am always happy to do interviews or have authors do guest posts (on a topic of my choosing, or theirs, or on their book(s)) at any point!

If this sounds good to you, feel free to message me here on GR or fire me an e-mail (address is in the "contact me" page on my blog above!)

Faye (:


message 5: by Michael (new)

Michael Cargill (MichaelCargill) | 212 comments I have a book called Shades of Grey that I am happy for people to review and even do a giveaway if they wish. I can provide a Smashwords coupon to any interested reviewers.

It is a collection of three short stories.

Shades of Grey by Michael Cargill

John is not a very nice man. He works for the government. So who has tied him to a chair and what do they want?

James is a British soldier during WWII. Tom is a young boy with a terrible secret.

Three stories. Three very different people. All of them battling to survive.



Faye {Daydreaming_Star} (daydreamin_star) | 9 comments Jaq D wrote: "Hi Faye, do you like Fantasy? I'm always looking for reviewers."

I love fantasy (:


message 7: by E. (new)

E. Milan (EMilan) | 34 comments Hi Faye, I'd also like to send you a copy of my novel, The Truce. I understand you're busy so I only hope, if you're interested, you could check it out when your get the chance. I can email you the book in whatever format you choose.

Thanks,
E.


message 8: by Heather (new)

Heather Boustead (ReflectionsofaBookWorm) | 14 comments Hey I am Heather i write a book review blog
http://bookwormrflects8.blogspot.de/


message 9: by E. (last edited Mar 19, 2012 07:00AM) (new)

E. Milan (EMilan) | 34 comments Great site Heather. If you're ever interested in trying out a new Indie novel I'd love to send you a copy of my book.

E.The Truce


Faye {Daydreaming_Star} (daydreamin_star) | 9 comments E and Jaq D, I would be happy to review both if you don't mind a few months wait :) I will message you both later tonight unless you're happy to message me first!

Faye


message 11: by Joan (new)

Joan Young (sharkbytes) | 28 comments Hi Heather- would you be interested in reviewing News from Dead Mule Swamp

Let me know, and I can send you a code for a free one


message 12: by J.R. (new)

J.R. Wagner (JRWagner) | 6 comments Hey all,

I often blog swap with other authors. Interview for interview, post for post...whatever, really.



my blog

email me if you're interested. Josh@TheNeverChronicles.com


message 13: by Shari (new)

Shari Richardson (shari_richardson) | 16 comments I'm looking for beta readers for the fourth Highland Home Novel: Banished Sun. Any takers? Please pm or email me at sharirichardson@astralplanepublishing.com.
Thanks!Shari Richardson


message 14: by Shari (new)

Shari Richardson (shari_richardson) | 16 comments It's young adult paranormal.


message 15: by Dino (last edited Mar 22, 2012 10:58AM) (new)

Dino I'd like to throw my recently finished novel into this thread, The Pearl and the Panoply:

The Pearl and the Panoply by Dino A. Navarroli

It is an historical fiction novel and can be found on Amazon and I would appreciate any input and reviews that people could give. Every little bit helps me greatly.


message 16: by Dino (new)

Dino It takes place over several eras following many different people and their stories. From the Roman Republic, to Viking England, Medieval Poland during the Crusades, Novgorod before Prince Ivan launches his invasion, to Austria during the Ottoman advancement, and France during the Franco-Prussian War.

I think you'll like it, as I've added some newly discovered information into the more ancient stories that gives a more accurate view of history.


message 17: by Dino (new)

Dino Unfortunately no, whatever format is applied to Kindle books is whatever it is.


message 18: by Dino (new)

Dino I understand completely as I'm the same way. It's unfortunate for us self-publishers that electronically is the easiest way to distribute our works because I feel the fatigue from reading on a backlit screen is a huge detriment to getting our works across.


message 19: by Amunhotep (new)

Amunhotep El Bey (TooCooL747) | 9 comments This is my blog, "The Best Ebook," I hope you all enjoy and peace and blessings to all: http://secretsofsecret.wordpress.com/


message 20: by Beverly (new)

Beverly Gray (grayarmybrat) | 9 comments Hi, I have the first five books of my series, BLACK KNIGHTS OF THE HUDSON available in eBook format and would be delighted to have some support via blogs and/or reviews. The series is historical fiction/family saga/military fiction and traces a U.S. Army family from 1860 through WWII.

BLACK KNIGHTS OF THE HUDSON BOOK I: SHADOW OF THE FLAGS is available for FREE here on Goodreads and also via most eBook retailers (Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, etc.).

For more information about the series, please visit my web page my link text

Thanks so very much for providing this support link.

Taking a moment to wave at Harold up near the top (we discuss books over with one of the other groups).


message 21: by Joyce (new)

Joyce Shaughnessy (joyceshaughnessy) | 26 comments Harold wrote: "I'd be pleased to receive some help from readers who enjoy history and/or historical fiction."

Hi, Harold. I didn't even notice the name until I had clicked on reply to your message. My blog is: blessedarethemerciful.posterous.com and I would like anyone to visit it. Joyce Shaughnessy blessedareathemerciful.net


message 22: by Joyce (new)

Joyce Shaughnessy (joyceshaughnessy) | 26 comments I forgot to say: My two books are historical fiction and hope that anyone who enjoys that would visit my blog. I have published, so far, books about the Great American Depression and WWII in the Philippines.
Joyce Shaughnessy

blessedarethemerciful.net
blessedarethemerciful.posterous.com


message 23: by Harold (new)

Harold Titus (HaroldTitus) | 65 comments Hi, Beverly and Joyce.


message 24: by I.E. (new)

I.E. (ievc) | 11 comments On my blog, I talk a fair amount about writing among other things. I also take poetry submissions -- either stand alone or from a book. Poems are posted every Wednesday.


message 25: by Originwriter (new)

Originwriter | 18 comments Hi everyone!

I have a thread going in another folder, but I just wanted to mention it here too. I have a site where I'm collecting cover art. Check it out: http://tomtey.com/

Anyone can have their book added. Just let me know! You can submit through the Write Page (http://tomtey.com/write/)

Thanks!


message 26: by Vincent (new)

Vincent Lowry (vlowry) | 930 comments Mod
Originwriter does a wonderful job with the cover art site.

I highly recommend checking it out.

-Vince


message 27: by Marilyn (new)

Marilyn Holdsworth (marilynholdsworth) | 69 comments If anyone loves horses, I would be glad to send a Kindle copy of my novel Pegasus to anyone who will do a review to post on Amazon...http://www.amazon.com/Pegasus-Marilyn...


message 28: by G.K. (new)

G.K. Masterson (gkmasterson) | 6 comments I'm in the fantasy genre (swords'n'sorcery) and I'm looking for someone to review my debut novel Twilight of Lanar'ya. I can do a Smashwords coupon or send a .pdf directly to anyone who is interested in reviewing it or interviewing me about it.

-- G


message 29: by Anthea (new)

Anthea Carson (AntheaJane) | 13 comments I have a book blog for The Dark Lake, the genre of which is literary fiction or ghost, I would love any reviews, interviews, readers, followers to my blog, and I'd be happy to follow back, or help in any way I can any indie authors.

Anthea


message 30: by Matt (new)

Matt Larkin (MattLarkin) | 26 comments I'd love to get some reviews for my epic fantasy, Children of Sun and Moon. Message me if you do reviews and want a copy.


message 31: by Rob (new)

Rob Von bock (rvb13) | 3 comments Hi All
I'm looking for reviewers for my wee humorous fantasy - Parody Lightfoot and the Bane of Time
Parody Lightfoot (not her real name), 13, her big sister, Anna Banana (mostly her real name), 16, and middle bro, Brian (his real name), 15, battle to work out what they're doing then save planet Earth from the dark forces of Father Time! A humorous adventure ensues with dragons, magical weapons (big swords, small axes, funny little compass-thing), time travel, shape-shiftering, a god or too and some DNA stuff. There is also some head-scratching and some emoticons!
Could send a wee PDf if anyone is interested?
Ta
R


message 32: by [deleted user] (new)

By gots2know - See all my reviews. This review is from: Terror on the Beach (Kindle Edition) Five stars.
I just couldn't put this book down once I started it. This writer makes very interesting characters which makes your imagination run wild. Would highly recommend this book

This is a review from my psychological thriller, RERROR ON THE BEACH.


message 33: by Mugerwa (new)

Mugerwa Dickson (epicadventures) | 8 comments Michael wrote: "I have a book called Shades of Grey that I am happy for people to review and even do a giveaway if they wish. I can provide a Smashwords coupon to any interested reviewers.

It is a collection of ..."


i would love to review and interview you on my blog about your book shades of grey.please email me at reader.author@gmail.com

Harold wrote: "I'd be pleased to receive some help from readers who enjoy history and/or historical fiction."

Harold wrote: "I'd be pleased to receive some help from readers who enjoy history and/or historical fiction."



message 34: by Mugerwa (new)

Mugerwa Dickson (epicadventures) | 8 comments Hi, if any authors would like an interview of a review, email me "readear.author@gmail.com" and i feature your book and interview you on my blog its an offer!


message 35: by Michael (new)

Michael Cargill (MichaelCargill) | 212 comments Hello there Mugerwa!

I have sent you an email 'cos I am nice like that.


message 36: by Damaria (new)

Damaria Senne Hi Mugerwa. Not sure what's up with my email, but my email to you is bouncing back. Anyhoo, what I was saying was, would you interview me for your blog please. I'm a published author with 3 books on Amazon, and would like you to
interview me for your blog if possible. For more information about me and my books, check out my blog at
http://damariasenne.blogspot.com


message 37: by Anthea (new)

Anthea Carson (AntheaJane) | 13 comments Hi everyone,
I wanted to tell about this website Top 100 book rankings. If you blog about this website the owner might feature your book for a day. I did, and then I emailed him proof that I did, (his contact info should be on the site) and he is featuring my book today.
http://ebooktop100.blogspot.com/2012/...
Anthea


message 38: by Mark (new)

Mark Glamack (wwwgoodreadscomuser_littluns) | 60 comments For lovers of fantasy, here's the most different reading experience you'll ever have at http://www.littlunsblog.com See TABS at the top of the page.


message 39: by Raymond (new)

Raymond Birdsell | 15 comments I am posting to highlight my wife's new venture to promote indie authors and provide a recommendation platform for voracious readers.


She will be posting about free kindle books, new releases, deserving indie authors, giveaways, great reviews, recommended reads, etc., etc.

Please come "Like" her Facebook page and help spread the word by sharing with fellow Indie Authors, friends, and readers.

The more people we can drive to the page, the more exposure we can have for our featured authors!

Feel free to post on her new page about your ebooks, book recommendations, great reviews you have gotten, etc., etc.

http://www.facebook.com/KindleKorner

Thank you,

Raymond


message 40: by Jade (new)

Jade Varden (JadeVarden) | 42 comments I do reviews of indie books on my blog and regular posts offering tips for writers. Right now my list is too full to accept any more review solicitations, but I'm always happy to have guest bloggers. Your bio, photo and links will of course be included with your guest post if you contribute. Check out the blog and shoot me a message if you're interested!
http://jadevarden.blogspot.com/


message 41: by Debbie (new)

Debbie | 102 comments Hi Damaria, following your blog, here's mine

http://amethysteyesauthor.blogspot.ca/


message 42: by Reno (new)

Reno Charlton (renoc) | 13 comments Hi everyone! I am looking for someone to review two short stories that I have published on Amazon. One is a supernatural tale and winner of a Curtis Brown Short Story Award and the other a gritty urban drama. I am looking for someone to read and provide honest reviews on Amazon (UK and USA). If anyone is interested please email me at phil.cyberia@blueyonder.co.uk and I will arrange for ebooks to be sent to you or can send the original WORD manuscripts. Many thanks! Reno Charlton


message 43: by Aaron (new)

Aaron Thibeault (thebookreporter) | 81 comments Hello. Every second week I read a brand new popular non-fiction book at the intersection of science and the humanities and write an article wherein I summarize the main argument of the book and offer up some of the juicier details and anecdotes to be found therein (at newbooksinbrief.wordpress.com). Some of the books I've covered recently include 'The Social Conquest of Earth' by E.O. Wilson; 'The Power of Habit' by Charles Duhigg; and 'Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think' by Peter Diamandis. Feel free to drop by the site to check out my work (again, newbooksinbrief.wordpress.com)

Cheers,
Aaron,
The Book Reporter


message 44: by Isham (new)

Isham Cook (ishamcook) My name is Isham Cook, and I'm a writer of essays and fiction. I'd like to introduce my blogsite: ishamcook.com. It's a literary website with distinctive and provocative essays mainly about China (and therefore about the future), where I've been based for many years, but also on various topics dealing with culture, literature, music, sex, etc. My latest essay posts include:
- A satirical piece on why all sex should be paid for.
- The real reason Shakespeare's audience was susceptible to a belief in ghosts (and it's not the supernatural).
- The problem with the Chinese pianist Lang Lang and others like him.
- What Japanese theater and nude mix-bathing hot springs have in common.
- Why Starbucks is a perfect venue for observing the huge cultural differences between China and Japan.
- How China keeps all of its workers (including white-collar workers and professionals) in line.
At present I don't host other blog writers' contributions on my site, but I do enthusiastically link other's sites to mine (scroll down the right margin of my site to see links to my artist, photographer and writer friends). If you like my site and feel yours overlaps in interest and quality, please give me your own website address and I'll take a look.


message 45: by Nic (new)

Nic | 173 comments Hello community of Goodreads, I've recently decided to create a blog where i'd review the books i've read in the recent years. Original idea huh? I know! xD Anyways my fans arn't very existent therefore I was hoping for anyone to come and take a quick peak at my blog http://www.bookmark-reviews.blogspot.ca/
I've only done 1 review so far and wil take the time to expand and grow. In the meanwhile comment what ou liked and did not like and if you have any fantasy/young adult stories taht you'd like someone to review, I'll glady do so and post it on my site. Anyways i'll stop rambling, thanks for reading this if you did.


message 46: by Michael (new)

Michael Cargill (MichaelCargill) | 212 comments Hi Nic

Nice blog you have there for the most part. My main suggestion would be to choose a different colour scheme;

Having white text on a black background is quite hard on the eyes - if you look at most magazines, books and websites they have black text on a white/cream background.

Good luck with your blog.


message 47: by Nic (new)

Nic | 173 comments Hello Michael


message 48: by Nic (new)

Nic | 173 comments I appreciate that you took time to view my blog and construct a helpfull view on what to improve, I've never realized that white on black can be hard to read, but yet again i'm not the one that actually reads the article but posts them. I'll change the colour scheme, Thanks again :)


message 49: by Roy (new)

Roy (mplwdscribe) | 8 comments I'm an author who wouldn't mind a few more reviews and will provide a copy of Patches of Grey for any interested book blogger. Kindle ed. available for only 99 cents. I also do some all over the place blogging myself at http://lineaday.blogspot.com

Patches Of Grey by Roy L. Pickering Jr.
Patches Of Grey


message 50: by Reno (new)

Reno Charlton (renoc) | 13 comments Hi Nic

I think you are along the right lines with the website but I found that the colours in the background caused a bit of strain on the eyes, which then makes it more difficult to read the text in the black boxes. I think going for something more simple in terms of background would make it look far more elegant and more importantly easier on the eye.

With regards to your offer to read fantasy, I have several children's fantasy novels that I would love for you to review and post if the offer still stands :-) If you could email me on phil.cyberia@blueyonder.co.uk I can arrange to send you some copies via Kindle or PDFs.

Cheers

Reno


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