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Join us! Reviewers, Editors, Columnist needed.

MyShelf is a book-related web site aimed at readers and writers. Updates are the first of each month. We have Contests, Reviews, Columns, and Deaf Characters lists. MyShelf was created in Nov. of 1998.

    Each month the MyShelf staff treks across the Internet and into thousands of homes and businesses by way of up to 500 multi-genre, reviewer, writer, publisher, library, and book discussion lists, as well as our own monthly newsletter.

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BRENDA WEEAKS (Audiobook Reviewer / Site, Column & Review Coordinator) 

  • Review preferences: Audio books of all kinds. Mystery: Cozy/Historical/British. Various Nonfiction
  • Review copy format: Book or ARC / eBook or eGalley (.mobi) / Audio CD or Download


  • Review preferences: Young Adult, Historical Fiction and Fantasy.
  • Review copy format: Book

CAROLYN HOWARD-JOHNSON (Reviewer, Columnist: Back to Literature)

  • Review preferences: Poetry, classics, biography, memoirs, and books for and about writers.
  • Review copy format: Book

Website - www.howtodoitfrgually.com


  • Review preferences: Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Mysteries that have a bit of real history, like Clive Cussler, Novels like anything of the sort that Michner, Wouk, Colleen McCoullgh, Jean Auel, some crime novels that are based on true events, Leon Uris type books, Prefer real life type stories.
  • Review copy format: Book

Website: www.authorsden.com/den/claudiaturnervanlydegraf

COURTNEY SKELTON (Columnist: Beyond the Words)

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  • Review preferences: Thriller / Suspense / Romantic Suspense / Nonfiction: Military/Government
  • Review copy format: Book


  • Review preferences: Historical Fiction and Historical Romance 
  • Review copy format: Book / Printed ARC

JAN FIELDS (Reviewer)

Website - www.janfields.com

  • Review preferences: SF, Fantasy, Children, teen and young adult
  • Review copy format: Book

JANIE FRANZ (Reviewer)

  • Review preferences: Self-help, Spiritual, Inspirational, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Mysteries, and some children’s and YA.
  • Review copy format: Books


Website - Facebook

JEN OLIVER (Reviewer)

  • Review preferences: Horror, mystery, true crime, general fiction, romance, nonfiction, Chick Lit
  • Review copy format: Book / ARC

JONATHAN LOWE (Columnist: Audio Buzz)

  • Review preferences: Various
  • Review copy format: Audiobooks

Websites - JonathanLowe.wordpress.com

LAURA HINDS (Reviewer)

Reviews: Mysteries, especially cozies. Non-fiction self-help, political, paranormal
Review Format: Book / ARC


  • Review preferences: nonfiction: arts, entertainment, self-help, how-to, biography, writer's craft; fiction: romance, science fiction, mystery; also poetry.
  • Review copy format: Review Formats: Book/ARC /Audio CD / Download

LINDA MORELLI (Reviewer, Contest Coordinator)

  • Review preferences: Romance, mystery, history, young adult and non-fiction (adoption/biographies)
  • Review copy format: eBook/eGalley, book/arc, PDF download

Website - www.lindamorelli.net/

MARCIA BERNEGER (Reviewer, Review editor)

  • Review preferences: Children, Teen, Young Adult
  • Review copy format: Book

Website: www.marciaberneger.com

NICOLE MERRITT (Book and AudioBook Reviewer)

  • Review preferences: Non-fiction biographies/auto-biographies, journalism, suspense/thrillers, inspirational, self-help, and children's books.
  • Review copy format: Books / Audiobooks


P.G. FORTE (Review Editor / Occasional Reviewer)


Website - www.pgforte.com/

RACHEL A HYDE (UK Contact) (Reviewer)

Review preferences: Historical mysteries, historical fiction, westerns, fantasy/SF , cozy mysteries and art/craft nonfiction.
Review Copy format: Book / eBook or eGalley (.mobi)

Rachel can accept ebooks/egalleys from the US publishers, if they are Mobi files for Kindle

Websites: www.craftsuprint.com/rachel-a-hyde/ www.rachelahyde.blogspot.co.uk/


Review preferences: Mystery
Review Copy format:


Review preferences:
Review Copy format: Book

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