According to the Federal Trade Commission, there are certain regulations bloggers must follow, so you should assume that:

1. The books I review on this blog were either purchased legally or, if reviewed prior to their release date, received for free, probably from the publisher.

2. I receive compensation for conferences, events, lectures, etc, that I attend, unless otherwise noted.

3. I have likely received monetary payment for articles I have written on other sites and linked to on this blog.

4. I am using this blog space as a commercial, promotional venture and receive monetary compensation from advertisements, product links, and other commercial ads that appear on this site. Links to products (such as the Amazon Recommended Reads) are affiliate links.