As part of CBOs new policy it has been decided that,in future,we will only accept and publish news on titles if the publishers follow this up with a review copy.
Publishers have been using CBO just to publicise themselves and making excuses as to why they can’t send review books.
CBO IS NOT HERE TO JUST PUBLISH PR/NEWS
Some publishers just think that a Press Release will keep us happy and a “Can’t send a copy for review” will suffice. NO LONGER.
Despite the Reviews Policy link to the right,and I’ve lost count of how many editorials on the subject,people are still offering pdf as review material. Last week four pdf books sent for review were added to the trash list. WE DO NOT ACCEPT PDF COPIES FOR REVIEW.
This of course only applies to those not already sending review books. To make it clear:
!!!CBO DOES NOT ACCEPT PDF FOR REVIEW!!!
SEND A PDF AND ITS TRASHED AND YOU DO NOT GET MENTIONED AGAIN FOR ONE YEAR.
YOU SEND PRESS RELEASES THEN FOLLOW IT UP WITH REVIEW BOOKS.
Our hits stats are good enough but you want to go and be ignored somewhere else,be my guest. Certain repeat offenders have already been removed from CBO [some may have noticed?].
CBO is a two way effort. You can’t be bothered then neither can we.
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