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  • Sending me your book is no guarantee that I will review it.  In the absence of Premium reviews or former Premium customer titles on My Bookshelf, I will read in no particular order, and will pick whichever submission takes my fancy next.
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  • Subsequent standard submissions by former Premium customers will only take priority over non-Premium customers and are in no way guaranteed, in respect of when or even if they will be reviewed.  Only new, individually paid Premium reviews are fully guaranteed.
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  • Unfortunately I am unable to post Customer Reviews on Amazon; my reviews should be added to your book's Amazon listing as an Editorial Review, by posting it in your Author Central area. 
  • MY REVIEWS ARE NOT NEGOTIABLE, AND I DON'T WANT TO ARGUE WITH YOU ABOUT YOUR BOOK - IF YOU CAN'T TAKE AN HONEST OR UNFAVOURABLE REVIEW, PLEASE RECONSIDER BEFORE REQUESTING ONE.
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While I promise to always create reviews impartially, without any bias or ulterior motive, in some cases I may consider it necessary to recommend you refer to the editorial services of professionals for whom I occasionally carry out paid editorial work.  I may also contact you from time to time to suggest the services of my own editorial company MJV Literary Author Services.  By submitting your writing you acknowledge and accept this disclosure.
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