Submissions Guidelines

We will gladly accept books for review from both Authors and Publishers. This includes both Self-Published and Traditionally Published books. We are also willing to accept books that have not yet been published (I.E. eARC’s and printed ARC’s) for review.

Please Note: All reviews are also posted up on the following websites: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads, Library Thing. If a coupon for the book has been provided to us, we will also post up the review on Smashwords. We do this to give each book submitted for review the maximum exposure. If there are other website that you would like us to post up the review for you, please state this in your submission email.


We accept the following genres for review:

  • Amish Fiction (Includes Amish Romance, Young Adult)
  • Bizarro
  • Children’s Books
  • Christian Fiction
  • Comics
  • Contemporary
  • Drama
  • Erotica
  • Fantasy
  • Historical Fiction (Includes Romance, Young Adult, Paranormal)
  • Horror
  • Mainstream
  • Manga
  • Memoirs
  • Middle-Grade
  • Mystery
  • Non-Fiction
  • Paranormal
  • Poetry
  • Romance (Includes Erotic Romance)
  • Science-Fiction
  • Spanish (Includes Paranormal, Mystery, Romance, Young Adult, – basically all books in Spanish are accepted for review)
  • Steampunk
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Urban Fantasy
  • Young Adult (Includes Fantasy, Mystery, Paranormal, Romance)

If the genre of your book is not listed, fear not. We’ll gladly review your book, as well. Please email us with your request for review along with your book’s genre so that we can list the genre for future submissions.


We accept the following book formats for review:

  • Adobe Digital Editions
  • ARC’s (Both Printed and Electronic)
  • EPUB (Nook/Nook Color)
  • Hard Cover
  • MOBI/PRC (Kindle – All generations)
  • Paperback
  • PDF

To forward us any e-book submissions (Adobe Digital Editions, eARC’s, EPUB, MOBI/PRC, or PDF), please forward your submissions to this ADDRESS.

When sending us your e-book submissions for review, please be sure to address your email with the subject “S.H. Book Review Submission”. Please list the book’s genre(s) and also include a short Author bio so that we may include it with the review. If possible, please let list any purchase links (I.E. Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, etc . . . ) for your books when sending in your submissions request. This will make it easier for us when we put together the review posts as we also list purchase links in the reviews we make. If you’d like to include a photograph for us to list on the page, as well, you are welcome to do so. We also ask that you provide us with an email address so that we may forward you a copy of our review, as well as the link to the page where we shall list your review.

If you’re also interested in scheduling a guest blog, a giveaway, and/or interview with your submissions request, please make that known when submitting to us. All guest blogs, a giveaways, and/or interviews scheduled will be hosted via the Lissette E. Manning blog.


To forward us a printed copy of your book in order for us to review it, please forward your submissions to this address:

Nancy Medina
ATTN: Simplistik Halloz Books
246 Hillside Ave.
Waterbury, CT 06710


We’ll review books in the order received.

For eARC’s/ARC’s submissions, if there’s a certain time frame in which you need the review done, please let us know so that we can accommodate and provide you with a timely review.

It may take us some time to get the reviews done and posted up, so we do ask that you bear with us as we do so.