Review/Rating Policy

Hello! I’m Ella of The Filipina Booknote and I would love to accept books for review. If you’re an author, publisher or publicist interested in requesting a book review please read my guidelines for reviewing books. Thank you for your interest in The Filipina Booknote!

  • I ONLY review FICTION books.
  • Age GroupYoung Adult, New Adult.(just these two)
  • Genre: Contemporary, Dystopian, Fantasy, Romance.(usual favorites)
  • Format: Finished copies and ARCs in hardbound, paperback and digital (epub, mobi or pdf)
  • Time: Please state when you would like the review to be publish and please understand that I am still a student. I prioritize school.
  • Expect honest and unbiased reviews for any book that I read. My reviews are free and I don’t accept any type of monetary compensation just to provide a high rating or a positive review.
  • My reviews will include: (depends if the information is available)
    • Title
    • Author
    • Series
    • Genre
    • Format
    • Source
    • Synopsis
  • I will be including my own honest opinions and criticisms. I will never trash a book, however negative points will still be stated if there are any.
  • I usually include quotes from the book.
  • Please don’t ask me to review a series I haven’t started yet.
  • I follow a specific rating system using beamed eighth notes, five being the highest.

So if you’re interested, just fill up my contact form or email me at


 – 5 Notes – Amazing

           – 4 Notes – It was good and I liked it.

                      – 3 Notes – I liked it.

                                 – 2 Notes – I finished it but I didn’t like it.

                                           – 1 Note – I didn’t like it. Ever.


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