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Find out more about by visiting our ‘about’ page.

Where can I find out more about the blog’s author?

You can find out more about Dane Cobain, the blog’s author and administrator, by visiting or by following him on Twitter. You can also click here to check out his books.

Dane Cobain: Administrator

Dane Cobain: Administrator

How can I contact

You can contact by e-mail or by a message on Facebook or Twitter. Click here to find out more about contacting SocialBookshelves.

What social media sites do you use?

We’re active on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, InstagramAmazon and Goodreads – if you’d like to join us, follow the links or click here for further information.

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Do you accept book submissions?

We do accept book submissions, but you need to query first if you think that your book would be of interest. Please familiarise yourself with the types of book that I like to read and to visit the PR guidelines before sending in your submission.

Do you accept article submissions?

Yes, although I reserve the right to refuse any that I don’t think my readers will be interested in. To increase your chances of acceptance, please visit our advertising page for further information about sponsorship and paid placements. Alternatively, drop me an email to enquire about free promotion.

I have a question that you haven’t answered – how can I ask it? 

Drop me an e-mail at, or tweet it to @SocialShelves.

Some of my books...

Some of my books…

When was launched? was founded in April 2013 and launched on May 1st of the same year.

How do you determine the lengths of your reviews?

Each review is constrained by the number of pages contained in the book. If the book I’m reviewing contains 182 pages, my review will consist of 182 words.

What’s the reception been like?

It’s been great! The site is visited by thousands of people every month, has thousands more following it on social media and an email list, and has ranked 5th in Vuelio’s list of the top ten UK literature blogs, 37th in Feedspot’s list of the 100 top book blogs on the planet and in Reedsy’s list of the best book blogs of 2017.