We appreciate your attention and will be pleased to offer book review services. We expect the authors
to kindly adhere to the following guidelines when submitting a review request:
1. We require a copy of the complete manuscript to provide a fair and detailed editorial review.
2. The books to be reviewed should be unpublished or recently published in order to be reviewed.
3. We are based in India and accept manuscript in digital edition only.
4. We accept books in English and also books translated to English from other languages.
5. We review books from all genres and for all age groups. However, we won’t be accepting books that promote or encourage violence, hatred or exploitation based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, nationality, age, sexual orientation, disability, disease etc.
6. We take two weeks to let you know if your review request is approved, and time to post the review will depend on the category of review requested, which is 2-3 weeks for the editorial book review and 1-2 months for general book review, from the date of acceptance to review the book.
7. If we find the book interesting and cannot review in time, we will inform you about the delay and if you want you can cancel the request.
8. We regretfully inform you that all review requests will not be accepted.
9. We provide fair reviews so there can be negative or unfavorable reviews of the book. However, you may request to publish or not publish reviews on the website, but will be charged for the service.
10. You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make, including the legality and copyright of any such material. You represent and warrant to us that you own or otherwise control all necessary rights to the content (including any images contained in the publication) and that you are authorised to submit the book to us. In the event of your breach of these terms or any other Terms, you will indemnify Shelley reviews against all cost, claims, damages or loss (including all legal fees) which may arise as a result.
12. Kindly include a short summary, release date or any other relevant information.
13. If you wish to add or suggest something regarding our review policy, please contact us.
14. We will updating our review policy as required and the updated version will come into effect the next time you engage with us after the changes have been notified.
Last updated: 5th January 2020