Read and Review Program Terms and Conditions for Readers

Welcome to the Read & Review Program!

The following are the Terms and Conditions for Readers who use the Read and Review (R&R) Program.

As part of the Read & Review (R&R) Program, you, the reader, will receive a free eBook in exchange for an honest review after you have read the book.

After you request a book, you will receive an email from containing the book files.  These may be either MOBI (Kindle) files or PDF files or both.  You will also receive instructions on how to get the book onto the device of your choice.

You are prohibited from sharing the book file(s) with anyone else!  Failure to comply may result in being banned from the R&R Program.

After you request a book, your email address and name will be shared with the author who has the option to add your info to his or her email list, which means you may receive updates about upcoming books or events from the author.  If you do not enjoy these updates, you are welcome to unsubscribe.

Some authors may also choose to offer Smashwords coupons or other forms of making a free download of the book possible to you. In that case, you’ll receive instructions from the author on how to get your eBook.

You are asked to read the book and leave a review on Amazon and/or GoodReads within 21 days.

You have the freedom to change your mind and not read and review the book for any reason after signing up for it. We understand that life happens. will send you two automated follow up emails to remind you to leave a review. The author is also authorized to send personal reminders to readers who have not yet reviewed the book.

You, the reader, are only authorized to contact the author regarding the book you requested. Do not request another book from the author. Also, you are not authorized to contact the author for any other reason as that could be considered spamming the author. The only exception to this is if you have already signed up for the author’s personal email list.

All readers are asked to be courteous with the authors, just as the authors are asked to be courteous with the readers.

The review left should contain no spoilers or plot twists.

The author is only allowed to contact you, the reader, in regards to the book you have requested or to invite you to opt in to the author’s personal newsletter.


Okay, that concludes all of the boring mumbo jumbo that comprises the Terms and Conditions.

Once again, thank you so very much for being a part of the Read & Review Program!

Enjoy your books and keep on reading! 🙂

– Your friends at


Last updated:  November 2017