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Lost, need help

Post Number:#1 by Bookworm39
» 21 Feb 2017, 22:07

I am new to this site. Where do I go to read a book and then review it? This is confusing to me. Do I pick a book and then review it?
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Re: Lost, need help

Post Number:#2 by gali
» 22 Feb 2017, 00:12

Welcome!

You need to join the review team first. Please read the FAQ for more details. :tiphat:
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)
gali's Latest Review: "Enough Rope" by P.L. Doss
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Re: Lost, need help

Post Number:#3 by Bookworm39
» 22 Feb 2017, 01:42

I did read that and when I went to the site, I didn't see anyplace to click on a book to read.
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Re: Lost, need help

Post Number:#4 by gali
» 22 Feb 2017, 05:47

Bookworm39 wrote:I did read that and when I went to the site, I didn't see anyplace to click on a book to read.


You have to join the Review team and have at least 5 meaningful posts before you can see it. The books will be on your RT page.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)
gali's Latest Review: "Enough Rope" by P.L. Doss
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Re: Lost, need help

Post Number:#5 by Bookworm39
» 23 Feb 2017, 14:31

I can pick any 5 books that I want to read and write a review on even if it is not on here.
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Re: Lost, need help

Post Number:#6 by Gravy
» 23 Feb 2017, 20:54

I would suggest joining in some of the existing topics. This will give you the post count and help you get acquainted with the site. If you do choose to post reviews, please know that new members aren't allowed to open threads for books with low sales ranks on Amazon (this rule can be found in the Anti-Spam thread in this forum, specifically rule #8), and that duplicated topics will be locked or deleted. A site search can be found here so you can check to see if a book or topic has already had a thread opened for it :tiphat:

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