Bookbag Review Submission Document

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BEFORE PREPARING THE SUBMISSION

Search on www.amazon.co.uk for the book you are reviewing USING THE ISBN13 (for example 978-1234567890) on your book. The 'product details' give the information which you will need to complete the submission. Please note that the ISBN-10 is rarely the ISBN-13 with the leading '978' lopped off!

The simplest way to complete the form is to use 'find and replace' to insert the information (in upper-case font) into all the places where it is required at once. All text in upper case must be removed before submission. If you don't use find and replace – all of the same text requires EXACTLY the same information – don't worry about what it says in the code at the side.

Do let me have feedback if you have any problems or suggestions as to how we might improve the form.

DON'T DELETE ANYTHING IN LOWER CASE (other than 'see note...') AND TYPE THE RELEVANT INFORMATION BESIDES THE '=' WITHOUT DELETING ANYTHING WHICH COMES BEFORE OR AFTER IT.

THE SUBMISSION

You will need to copy everything from HEADING to SUBMISSION ENDS into a Word document (or however you handle word processing) and then into the body of an email which should be sent to me. Please put the heading as below in the subject line.

HEADING

TITLE OF THE BOOK YOU ARE REVIEWING by AUTHOR OR AUTHORS OF THE BOOK YOU ARE REVIEWING

REVIEW SUBMISSION

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|title=TITLE OF THE BOOK YOU ARE REVIEWING See note 1
|sort=TITLE OF THE BOOK YOU ARE REVIEWING See note 1 and note 2
|author=AUTHOR OR AUTHORS OF THE BOOK YOU ARE REVIEWING See note 3
|reviewer=THE NAME YOU USE AS A REVIEWER
|genre=See note 4
|summary=YOUR OPINION OF THE BOOK (NOT A PLOT PRÉCIS) IN TWO SENTENCES OR FEWER
|rating=SEE NOTE 8
|buy=INSERT 'Yes', 'No' OR 'Maybe' BUT NOTHING ELSE.
|borrow=INSERT 'Yes', 'No' OR 'Maybe' BUT NOTHING ELSE.
|pages=NUMBER OF PAGES IN THE BOOK. See note 5
|publisher=AS LISTED ON AMAZON
|date=MONTH FOLLOWED BY YEAR OF PUBLICATION: EG 'September 2015'
|isbn=INSERT ISBN-13
|website=PLEASE CHECK FOR AN AUTHOR'S WEBSITE OR PUT 'CHECKED' IF NOT AVAILABLE
|video=PLEASE CHECK FOR A VIDEO OR PUT 'CHECKED' IF NOT AVAILABLE
|cover=INSERT ISBN-10
|aznuk=INSERT ISBN-10
|aznus=INSERT ISBN-10
}}

INSERT YOUR REVIEW HERE. THE FINAL PARAGRAPH MUST BE FURTHER READING. SEE NOTES 6 AND 7.

{{amazontext|amazon=INSERT ISBN-10}}
{{amazonUStext|amazon=INSERT ISBN-10}}

Check prices, read reviews or buy from [ Waterstones].

{{commenthead}}

{{Frontpage
|author=AUTHOR OR AUTHORS OF THE BOOK YOU ARE REVIEWING See note 3
|title=TITLE OF THE BOOK YOU ARE REVIEWING See note 1
|rating=See note 8
|genre=See note 4
|summary=INSERT FIRST PARAGRAPH OF YOUR REVIEW
|isbn=INSERT ISBN-10
}}

SUBMISSION ENDS

NOTES

1 Please only use standard English letters and numbers.

2 If the title of the book begins with 'a', 'an' or 'the', remove these words.

3 If the name includes an initial, DON'T include a full stop. For multiple authors use format 'A Smith and B Jones' or 'A Smith, B Jones and C Bloggs'. If there is an illustrator DON'T include (illustrator) after the name, but DO include (translator) where appropriate.

4 The genre of the book must be one or more of the following:

FICTION: Anthologies, Crime, Crime (Historical), Dystopian Fiction, Fantasy, General Fiction, Graphic Novels, Historical Fiction, Horror, Humour, LGBT Fiction, Literary Fiction, Paranormal, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Thrillers or Women's Fiction

NON-FICTION: Animals and Wildlife, Art, Autobiography, Biography, Business and Finance, Cookery, Crafts, entertainment, History, Home and Family, Lifestyle, Pets, Politics and Society, Popular Science, Reference, spirituality and Religion, Sport, Travel, Trivia or True Crime

CHILDREN'S BOOKS: Children's Non-Fiction, Children's Rhymes and Verse, Confident Readers, Dyslexia Friendly, Emerging Readers, For Sharing or Teens

For more than one genre separate the list with commas. Please don't include 'Fiction', 'Non-Fiction' or 'Children's Books'.

5 Use the number of pages shown in the Amazon listing. If this differs dramatically from the book which you have, add a note and let me have your figure.

6 If you want anything in italics (titles of books or quotes, for instance) please use 2 of the straight apostrophe under the @ on your keyboard at each end of the quote "like this". For anything in bold please use 3 of the same in the same way '"like this"'. Don't use the double straight quotation marks above the 2 on your keyboard even if you have curly quotes turned off. Please use straight apostrophes not curly apostrophes in the review (curly apostrophes can have compatibility problems on the web). Your first paragraph will be the introduction to the review on the home page.

7 Further reading suggestion: a book or books already reviewed by Bookbag please. If you are unable to think of anything please try searching using key words such as 'nineteen fifties' or 'wedding planner' or whatever - this often brings up a suitable match. Please copy and paste the full title of the page to which you wish to link and surround with two square brackets - [[]].

8 Rating: in increments of ½ stars from 1 to 5. Please show ½ stars as '.5'