Book review services
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Acquire a positive evaluation from the publishing industry’s most trusted book review or title evaluation service which will give your title the credibility it needs to boost sales and attract the attention of readers, librarians, and retailers.
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Kirkus Indie is a fee-for-review program of the semi-monthly book evaluation magazine Kirkus Reviews. Originally called Kirkus Discoveries and launched in 2005, Kirkus Indie is dedicated to the review of self-published books. Self-published authors will find Kirkus Indie an indispensable tool to market and build awareness for their books.
BlueInk Review is founded by book review editor Patti Thorn and literary agent Patty Moosbrugger. Thorn used to work for the now-defunct Denver, CO newspaper Rocky Mountain News. While at the Rocky, several authors approached Thorn to get a positive review for their books to boost sales.
Foreword Clarion Review
Founded by the independent media company Foreword Magazine, Inc. in 2001, Clarion Review is geared towards independent and self-published authors who have published their works but struggle to get noticed in the overcrowded publishing landscape. With a Clarion Review, authors get more than just a capsule summary of their book.
US Review of Books & Eric Hoffer Award
The US Review of Books is different than other book review publications in the sense that it seeks out competent, well-qualified professionals, even freelance writers, to write book reviews. Each reviewer could add a unique voice but they must follow strict guidelines when writing book reviews for the publication.
Pacific Book Review & Pacific Book Awards
Founded in 2005, Pacific Book Review specializes in “authoritative, objective book reviews, written by specialists selected for their knowledge and expertise in each genre.” It reviews books for well-known and established authors as well as new and emerging authors. Pacific Book Review also reviews manuscripts, eBooks, ARCs (advance reader’s copy), and CDs.
City Book Review & Sponsored Review
Founded in 2008 and based in Sacramento, California, City Book Review prides itself on “helping readers find their next favorite book.” The company publishes book reviews under the following brands: San Francisco Book Review, Manhattan Book Review, Seattle Book Review, Kids’ BookBuzz, and Tulsa Book Review, which the company licensed in 2015.