HJ Review Policy

 HJ Review Policy & Guidelines: 


HJ is not a professional book reviewing website, HJ is not paid to post reviews.

We are readers passionate about  the romance genre who love  to talk about the books we’ve read.

Our opinions are our own honest take on the book and are in no way influenced by its source.

If you are concerned about a negative review of your book being posted, please refrain from submitting the book.


Genre’s Reviewed: 

  • Contemporary romance
  • Category romance 
  • Paranormal romance
  • Chick-lit / Women’s fiction
  • Historical / Regency romance
  • New Adult (Romance)
  • Erotic romance


Submitting a Review Request: 

If your book matches HJ’s reading preferences, Click Here to submit a review request


Book formats accepted:

Formats accepted:  | ePub| MOBI | PDF| eGalleys | Print Copies | Audio Books |
For Galleys: NetGalley | Edelweiss | harlequinjunkie (at) Yahoo (dot) Com
Digital Review copies are preferred. Please note that HJ will NEVER share, distribute trade, or in any way infringe on an author’s / publishers copyright.

Review Posting Timeline:

4-8 weeks, sometimes longer depending on our TBR pile. Please note that ARC’s and any book that HJ personally requested will hold priority over all others.

Submitting Self-Published books for review:

At this time we are only accepting professionally edited Self Published books.

Review Policy

  • We will consider all review request received, however we cannot commit to all request being accepted.
  • Additionally, while we will make every effort to read and review all books that are received we reserve the right to not publish a review.
  • We reserve the right to not notify the author, publisher or any submitter for that matter, on whether we decide to read his/her book(s).
  • HJ has a review team; this necessitates HJ providing the assigned reviewer with a review copy of your book submitted to HarlequinJunkie for review.
  • Please note that HJ will NEVER share, distribute, trade, or in any way infringe on an author’s / publishers copyright. HJ will NEVER sell ARCs.
  • From time to time, HJ holds giveaways which may include ARC bound (print) books that have been received for review. IF you prefer that HJ does not giveaway the bound book you provided us for review, please let me know.