Better Reading Preview: Desire Lines by Felicity Volk

Better Reading Preview: Desire Lines by Felicity Volk

Our next Preview title is Desire Lines by Felicity Volk! To register your interest in being a Preview reviewer for this title, just fill out the form below. Please only enter once, and please note we have 125 copies of this book to give away:

Sorry, the number of entries for this title has been reached. Please look out for our next Preview title, coming soon!

Better Reading Preview: An exclusive chance to read and review free books before anyone else

We invite our trusted community to engage directly with the nation-wide conversation about books by registering for Preview, our new crowd-sourced book review platform. Due to the insight and perceptiveness of our readers, we are launching a platform that allows your voice to be heard.

How do I express interest in reviewing a book?

Like us on Facebook or subscribe to our newsletter (if you haven’t already!) to hear about the next Preview campaign.

When a campaign is launched, the first people to successfully express interest in becoming a Preview reviewer, by filling in the registration form above, will be selected to receive and review a free advance copy of the specified book. Usually these advance copies are printed three to four months before they hit bookshops, making Preview a great way to find out about upcoming titles before anyone else.

But be warned – there are only limited copies of each Preview book available for review, so you need to register your interest immediately.

When you register you are expressing interest for the following:

A free advance copy of the specified book sent to your postal address, in exchange for a brief review of the book that may be used for promotional purposes by Better Reading and the relevant publisher.

Important details:

– We need all your details, including your email address and postal address, for your expression of interest to be successful.

– Preview is currently only open to Australia-based readers.

– A successful registration to review a Preview book is for that single title, only. With every new Preview book announced, you will need to express interest again.

– When announced, Preview expressions of interest are open for one week, OR until all reviewing spots have been filled.

– Better Reading and the relevant publisher will never share the details provided by Preview reviewers for any purposes beyond the relevant Preview campaign.

– Preview demand is very high, and there are only limited spots available for each title. To keep things fair, if you fail to provide a review for a Preview title on two occasions, you will unfortunately not be selected for future Preview titles.

What happens after I express interest?

If you have been successful, you will receive a confirmation email shortly afterwards from Better Reading. This will contain a review deadline and a link through which to submit your review. It will also contain other details on the reviewing process.

About your Preview review:

– Preview reviews may feature on the Better Reading website and the Better Reading Facebook page. The relevant publisher may also use the reviews for promotion. When reviews are used for promotional purposes, each reviewer will only be identified by their first name and Australian state. Reviews may be edited slightly, just for the purposes of brevity and clarity.

– Social media posts about Preview may be shared by Better Reading on its social media channels and/ or website.

– All Preview reviews must be no longer than 200 words and must be received by the deadline specified in your confirmation email. You will generally have four weeks to submit your review, from the time you receive your book.

– We want you to have fun with Preview – post photos of your book on Instagram or Facebook when you receive it, and when you’ve read it, share your thoughts using the hashtag #BRPreview. Be sure to tag Better Reading in your posts – we love to hear from our readers! And if you have a Goodreads account, we encourage you to share your reviews there too.


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  1. TS says:

    has it already filled up?

  2. Kecia Sandford-Clisby says:

    Would love to preview it

    Kecia Sandford-Clisby
    12/32 Khartoum Road
    Macquarie Park NSW 2113

  3. Natasha Ming says:

    I would like to preview this book please

  4. Angie Darkin says:

    Yes please would love this book

  5. Judy Merrett says:

    Would love to review this!!

  6. Yvonne Simpkin says:

    I must read, every day, 78 now and love newauthors

  7. Sue Hall says:

    yes please

  8. Karen Swindale says:

    Yes please

  9. sue Hall says:

    Yes please

  10. Penelope Davies says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to review Felicity Volk’s novel. I look forward to hearing from you on due course

  11. Louise Cufone says:

    Would love to preview this book. It would be my first preview!

  12. Liz Cufone says:

    Ready to review
    PO Box 7235 Hutt St Adelaide SA 5000

  13. Suzanne says:

    Am I too late?! This looks good 🙂

  14. Linda Bailey says:

    I am very interested in previewing this book

  15. Caroline Poole says:

    I would like to review this book

  16. Tundra Morscheck says:

    Yes please would love to.

  17. Christine Beeson says:

    I would love to read/review this book💕 Christine Beeson
    30 Mottlecah Way
    W.A. 6061

  18. Margie says:

    I’d like to preview the book please

  19. Shereen Lang says:

    Another great read.. thank you would love to review as well

  20. Denise Wilton says:

    I love previewing books!! Especially from writers I haven’t yet been exposed to.

  21. Karen Corban says:

    Yes please