How I Review & Rate Books + A Lil’ Bit About Me!

Hey y’all! Welcome to my crazy world! My name is Trisy. I am a stay at home mama with three boys (Things #1, #2 & #3), three cats and my Chihuahua, Molly. I’m a romance junkie who loves LOVE and a good happy ever after. I love freebies, giveaways, chocolate, coffee, napping, reading and music…not necessarily in that order!😎 

I lost my wonderful husband of 24 years to pancreatic cancer on September 5, 2019. He fought valiantly for 15 months. I took a six month hiatus from my blog but I’m ready to start again!

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So a few points about my reviews.

  • I READ every book that I review, these are my opinions. I receive, read and voluntarily review ARCS (e-books or paperback), I DO NOT receive payment for my reviews!!

  • I try not to regurgitate the gist of the book because I figure you can just read the blurb and I try really hard not to include any spoilers although it may happen!

  • I’m a mom first so I’ll be reading and reviewing a limited amount of books. That being said, I’ve pledged to read 100 books in 2020! You can see the books I’ve read here: Bobo’s Goodreads Challenge 2020

  • If losing my hubby at 44 taught me anything, it’s to grab life by the balls RIGHT. NOW. So my inspiring phrase for 2020 is:

 

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  • I love exclamation points!!😁😁

  • I read/review a wide variety of books in the romance genre, for example: clean, contemporary, paranormal, erotic, romantic suspense, new adult, young adult & LGBT. Please be aware that most of the books I read are for 18 YEARS & UP!😄

  •  Please understand that since my husband’s passing in September, I’ve been trying to adjust to my new reality as a widow. That means that at this time, I am NOT accepting any review requests until I get back on my feet. Thanks so much for understanding.

  • I generally post my reviews on Amazon and Goodreads, occasionally on Bookbub and similar sites. I also post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

 

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How I rate my books:

 

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  • READ AGAIN E-SHELF: These are books that are MORE THAN 5 stars! They’ve managed to find a place in my heart and I’ll re-read them over again!

 

 

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  • 5 STARS: Freaking AWESOME! Characters that are HOT with a GROOVY plot! I loved it and would recommend it.

 

 

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  • 4 STARS: This is a pretty GOOD book! The characters and plot are ALMOST PERFECT and I’ll keep it in my library. Give it a try, I think you’ll like it!😄

 

 

 

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  • 3 STARS: This book is just OK! I enjoyed it but it had some flaws in the plot and/or characters. I probably won’t keep it.😆

 

 

 

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  • 2 STARS: What a pile of CRAP! Terrible plot and/or character development. I wouldn’t bother picking this one up.😮

 

 

 

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  • 1 STAR: Well, I probably just couldn’t stand to finish this one (DNF). Books rated less than 3 stars will NOT be posted on the blog because I try to keep a positive vibe around here!😇

 

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