Independent Book Reviewers
To participate in the Nothing Binding Book Review program as an independent book review, please read the following:
(A) Chosen by NothingBinding.com, at the discretion of NothingBinding.com. Each book reviewer must be registered with NothingBinding.com by completing and submitting the form at the end of this document to participate in this program.
(B) Each book reviewer search the list of available review titles and forward their request to NothingBinding.com via email. Each reviewer is to provide a list of 3 books written by 3 separate authors. The selection of three books eliminates the possibility that book reviewers are selecting titles for the purpose of writing positive reviews.
(C) NothingBinding.com would then make the book selection for the reviewer then contact the author for shipment of the selected book to reviewer.
(D) Book Reviewer could remain anonymous (if preferred) and would not under any circumstances agree to receive money or any form of compensation from any author for any reason. The book is made free to each reviewer in lieu of direct compensation.
(E) Once the book arrives, the book reviewer must complete and submit their review and combined score to NothingBinding.com via email within 30 days of receiving the book.
(F) Book reviewers are required to read each selected book in its entirety, and will not receive another book until their written review, evaluation and combined score has been submitted to NothingBinding.com. within 30 days of receiving any selected title.
(G) Book reviewers can review only one title at a time and must be fair, objective, honest, and as professional as possible.
(H) NothingBinding.com reserves the right to discontinue a relationship with any book reviewer at any time for any reason.
(I) This is a non-compensated book review process, reviewers are to remain totally objective and agree not to review titles written by friends, family, or where the reviewer is familiar with the author such as an acquaintance, fellow member of a writers group or colleague. Integrity of the program is critical to success.
(J) Reviewers cannot review their own books and there is no guarantee that their own personal titles be reviewed as compensation for becoming an Independent book reviewer.
(K) Reviewer agrees to complete a questionnaire and score each title on a basis of 1 to 10 with 10 being highest quality. Questionnaire will be provided to each reviewer and supplied by NothingBinding.com, this information and score will be posted to NothingBinding.com at the discretion of the author.
(L) Book reviewers should use the questionnaire as a guideline for scoring each title. A score should be given to each of the six questions, with parts a, b & c provided as guidance in the process. Combined scores will be calculated based on adding the score on each question.
(M) For the benefit of our authors and readers book reviewers are required to write a 300 to 500 word narrative review of the book.