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Endorsement and Disclosure Policy

On My Kindle Book Reviews will always disclose if we have received a book or product we have reviewed for free. We do this for the following reasons:
  1. The FTC Act requires it. 
  2. Amazon requires disclosure.
  3. Goodreads requires disclosure
  4. I host this blog on Blogger. Google policies state that I must disclose.
Even if the interpretation of the FTC Act is up for debate, the last three policies explicitly state that disclosure is required. By using those websites, we have agreed to comply with the sites' policies.

We have reviewed over 200 books on this blog and have posted those reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. We support the indie author community and have learned that when reviews are taken down, it has a negative impact on indie authors. As such, we stand by our decision to comply with the law and policies regarding disclosure to help ensure that our reviews remain on those sites.

If we have reviewed a book or product that we received for free, it is stated clearly before the review. On the blog, we disclose in plain language if we bought the book, if we received the book by subscribing to an author's newsletter, or if I received it for free. Regardless of how we came to be in possession of the book or product, all of the reviews reflect our honest opinion of the book or product.

Review Policy

Please visit our Review Policy page to see if we are currently accepting review requests and to learn more about which genres we are open to accepting review requests for.

Rating System

We don't incorporate a "star review" system on the blog. However, feel free to stop by our Rating System page to learn more about our methodology for rating books on third-party websites.

Promotional Posts

Before 2018, we offered to feature books by authors whose books we could not review due to time constraints. This policy has changed and On My Kindle Book Reviews will no longer participate in cover reveals, release blitzes, or other promotional tours if we have not received a copy of the book to read and review. We will not promote books containing the subject matters listed in our Review Policy.

Re-Reading Books

On My Kindle will not re-read books or change our reviews unless the plot has been significantly changed. Please keep in mind that by asking us to read the new edition, you run the risk that our opinion of the changes made will not be favorable, which could result in a lower star-rating on merchants' websites. 

Changing or Deleting Reviews

Once a review is posted, On My Kindle will not change it on the blog or merchants' websites unless:
  • It is a new edition and we've agreed to re-read it.
  • We have inadvertently included spoilers.
  • You have demonstrated to us that the review is unfair.
We have the right to delete reviews on the blog and any reviews posted on merchants' websites under the name "Charity Rowell" or "On My Kindle Book Reviews." Removing reviews from merchants' websites is not something we normally do; however, we reserve the right to do so under extenuating circumstances at our discretion.

We will not tolerate harassment, bullying, intimidation, or coercion.  Any attempt by an author to threaten, bully, coerce, harass or intimidate us to change a review will result in:
  • The removal of every review we have written for that author from the blog. 
  • The reviews, including the one in question, will not be removed from merchants' websites.  
  • The author's email and social media accounts will be blocked.
  • Any future review requests submitted by the author will be automatically denied. 
  • Explicit and implicit threats of violence or repeated harassment of On My Kindle or Charity Rowell will be reported to the proper authorities for investigation.
By submitting a review request, you are agreeing to the Terms of Service, including the rating system and review policy. If you have any questions regarding the Terms of Service, please contact us.

Updated April 14, 2018