Become A Reviewer

Reviewer General Guidelines:

Reviewers are not employed by BBL Reviews, but are volunteered users of the site. We don't pay for reviews nor do we pay our reviewers. All reviewers must be 18 or older to review for BBL Reviews, 17 with parental permission. Reviewers will write and edit their own reviews; however, a BBL Editor will review them prior to publishing on the website. Reviewers must be well versed in the English language and have the time to commit to reviewing books in a timely manner.

Reviewers must agree to review all books provided. Reviewers may also select the books and authors they want to review via NetGalley and Edelweiss. But other times, books will be assigned to each reviewers at request, depending on the time of the deadlines. In the case that a reviewer gets sick or has an unexpected emergency they need to contact us ASAP so we can schedule a new due date or find an alternate reviewer. Reviewers will get to keep the books they reviewed, however, it is illegal to share or sell the review copies provided to you.

Reviewers must be able to commit to reviewing at least 3 books in full length, or 4 books for novellas and short stories per month. Unless have prior agreement for lesser books. Reviewers need to be able to read several forms of eBooks as well as prints. EBook formats include PDF, ePub, Mobi, and .ascm (adobe digital editions) files. You must be willing to download Adobe Digital Editions for secure files and use NetGalley and/or Edelweiss for additional eBook formats, unless directed by BBL Editor otherwise. You will be using the shared NetGalley and Edelweiss accounts (BBL’s specific accounts) to download pre-approved books from the publishers.


Terms & Conditions may change at any time and without notice. Also, each reviewer will be asked to sign the Reviewer Privacy Agreement in order to be considered as BBL reviewers.

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