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Welcome to Compass Rose Horizons.
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Movie and Book Reviews

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NBC crew filming The Hour Glass.

Our senior editor, Joanne Asala, is a freelance editor, author, and book/film reviewer who has written for publishing companies, magazines, and newspapers across the country. While she happily reviews blockbuster films, the bulk of her DVD and movie reviews are geared toward school, academic, and public libraries as well as specialty stores and, of course, independent film fans. She has had more than 150 reviews published in the last few years. Her favorite genres are history, science, folklore, mythology, exercise videos (yoga, pilates, etc.), children’s films, and science fiction.

If you have a book, documentary, special interest film, or mainstream film you’d like her to review, please send it to:

  • Compass Rose Horizons
  • Attn: Movie Reviews
  • PO Box 409095
  • Chicago, IL 60640-9095

Please include the following information when submitting your film for review: title, price, ISBN Number or universal product code (if available), running time, production company, and how to order your product.

When submitting your book for review, please include the following: title, author, name and address of publishing company, copyright date, ISBN number, page count, and how to order your product. For eBooks, please submit a .mobi (Kindle) or .epub file along with information on how to order your book.

Due to the volume of submissions received, we cannot guarantee that all titles will be reviewed, nor can we return review copies. Copies of published reviews will be sent upon publication.

We look forward to reviewing your work!

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