Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Kitten Reviews!

We're starting something new here at herding cats & burning soup...Kitten Reviews!

And that's all about YOU!

This is all new so things may change over time as this or that comes up. If you've got any questions just leave a comment or shoot me an email at herdingcatsANDburningsoup@gmail.com


The Goal?

Help authors by getting more reviews out there on major review sites

And giving out gifites to all of you for doing it!

What Counts?
  • Any book you picked up because you saw it was mentioned/reviewed/spotlighted on herding cats (or one of our social media outlets like Facebook)
  • Any author you gave a try after seeing them on here.
  • It's okay if you'd seen the author/book/series other places and were nudged into trying it here
  • It's okay if it's a different book than was spotlighted (ex- we reviewed book 4 and you start at book 1)
  • "freebie/sale" books we've posted & you've bought count!
  • If you've already read one on a recommendation from us you can review those now or link in old reviews
  • Multiples: If you read an entire series or multiples from an author you picked up because you saw them on here they all count! 

What doesn't Count?
  • Mean spirited reviews- You know the type (author bashing, etc). It's okay if you give a negative review but please do so constructively. 
  • "I loved this book!" reviews- Reviews don't have to be long but give a little more than that <g> darlings
  • Books/authors we haven't featured on herding cats

the deets
  • Post a review on one (or more) of the major review sites (Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, etc) or your blog for any book you've picked up *because* you saw it here.
  • Then come back here and link your review! 
  • Win prizes! Every, say, 6 months we'll do a random drawing from qualified reviews for prezzies! Easy Peasy!

Wanna play along? The official "Page" is here. That's where the link up will always be :)


  1. i think you explanations are really clear ^^ i'm in

  2. I love the idea of being able to get a review out there and thank you for helping us to do that here on your blog. This is going to be a fun experience and I can't wait to read all the reviews that come from it.

    1. Me either Leah! I'm not quite sure how we're gonna do it yet. I know not everyone will want their posts done on the main page (that gets emailed out) but some of yall might. We'll definitely have the main event page and have the list of reviews there but I'm thinking a couple times a month would be great to feature one of yall (or more) on the main blog page. IDK. One of those play by ear kinda things I think :) Will be fun figuring it out though!

  3. Lol, so now I should try to remember which blog made me buy and read a book. I often buy because of a review, or a few of them, but the books don't always get read soon after that, and I only remember I bought it because of some great reviews. I do have a cute button for that: "a blogger made me buy it".

    Still, this is a great idea, and I hope it does get some more books sold. Since a few weeks I copy my reviews onto Amazon and Goodreads as well.

    1. LOL Aurian I'm terrible at remembering that too! I'm always amazed with the ladies who know just where they saw one. That's so such a cute button! Love that!

      Great you're doing reviews to Amazon and Goodreads. That was my New Years Resolution this year. For any book I review on the site it gets posted to Amazon, Goodreads and B&N (one of our big chains in the US). So far so good!


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