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Pro Book Reviews
IndieReader has been providing professional book reviews to indie and self-published authors–for almost 1/2 the price of our competition–since 2009. Our team of reviewers include working journalists, editors, librarians and published writers.
“The review gave my book visibility in a crowded marketplace and a vital introduction to readers, both of which helped it become a bestseller.”
Verified Reader Reviews
Boost your books’ sales position with Verified Reader Reviews, posted to your Amazon and GoodReads pages. IR will get your book into the hands of readers who will write and post honest reviews to give your book the sales power it needs to sell more copies.
A few words from IndieReader founder, Amy Edelman
When we launched IndieReader back in 2009, it was with the intent of trying to level the playing field for self, hybrid and small press published authors. I had been both traditionally published (by Simon + Schuster in 1997 and Crown in 2007) and self-published, and so was in a unique position to see the challenges with each. At that time there were no other companies that offered review services for indie authors, let alone distribution and marketing options. It was like a desert out there, and we made it our goal at IR to provide some much needed relief.
Now over 10 years later we have reviewed thousands of indie titles. In that time we have also seen most of the negativity directed to self-publishing disappear, to the point where indie books regularly make the major bestseller lists (which we post weekly), win major literary awards (including our very own Discovery Awards) and sell hundreds of thousands of copies. Which means that the competition to write and publish a great book is only greater, because todays writers are not just competing with other indie authors, they’re competing with traditionally published authors too.
And now more than ever, IR knows exactly what it takes for an indie title to not just succeed, but also to stand out from the pack. So what are you waiting for? Via our curated and ever-expanding range of services, let our team at IndieReader help you build visibility and credibility for your indie book!
IR Approved Author David Wilson on His Motivation: “The money is just a bonus, the real thrill is seeing people reading…the book.”
“Lone Star Odyssey” is about a man’s struggle to get back to his wife and kids after the US is attacked with a series of attacks aimed at not defeating the US but totally destroying it from within.
In creating your book marketing plan, it can be tempting to focus your efforts on advertising. But while these strategies have the potential to be effective, they can also be quite unpredictable.
J.Edward Gore on Being an (IR Approved) Author: “It’s been a long process of learning, failing and trying again.”
John Gore is eighteen years old in 1862 rural Kentucky. He has struggled his entire life with stuttering and the ridicule associated with it.
IR Approved Author Lanham Napier: “…being a content creator is noble work, but trying to make a buck in writing is hard if it’s your main source of income.”
Billion-or Bust is an action-packed memoir detailing the real activities and decisions of today’s CEOs.