"Readers Views was one of the sites included in a press release I bought from CreateSpace five years ago. I sent them my book and watched as they stood out from the rest of the blogs and websites when their review was published. They had a wide and diverse reach, so I was soon recommending every author I knew to send their books to Readers Views. Susan Violante helped me navigate the shoals in indie publishing with experience and patience. She has a variety of services that take the mystery out of self-publishing. Whether she is recommending a service to you, or including your book in her Readers Views Favorites, Readers Views will get both an author and their books noticed and build your brand. Both my son, author Michael Phillip Cash and I are fans of Readers Views."
--Carole P. Roman
"I’ve participated in Reader Views Literary Awards Program for a number of years and have been fortunate enough to win two awards which aided immensely in book sales! I’ve also advertised in First Chapter Plus eMagazine which resulted in significant additional exposure for my novels. I highly recommend both endeavors!"
"I must say I am so glad to have participated in First Chapter Plus, Book by Book Publicity, and Reader Views and the Literary Awards program they have. It was such a pleasure working with Sheri on my first live interview, which was my first experience with Reader Views. The interview went fabulous and Sheri made me so comfortable, I was really impressed myself when it was released. The interview was used over and over in my marketing efforts and has been very effective. My placement in First Chapter Plus has exposed me to librarians who are very impressed with my books and I love Susan's wonderful newsletters that are always enlightening with her editorials! She is always teaching me some tidbits that I learn from with each newsletter. I am grateful to Reader Views also for honoring my 3 books in their Literary Awards, adding to my accolades for my award- winning series (12 x thus far), which has been so well received by the industry as well as the public. Reader Views should be part of every author's marketing strategy! Thanks to Susan and Sheri for all your hard work and all those at Reader Views for bringing my characters of Zealy and Whubba into the spotlight! Keep up the great work!"
--Roe De Pinto
"I’d like to thank Reader Views for their dedicated support of indie authors. Their Literary Awards Program is a valuable marketing tool and I always appreciate having a prompt and independent review of a new release along with the chance to enter a respected contest. Looking forward to sending along my next book!"
"Reader Views is top of my list whenever I have a new book coming out and I am considering ways to spread the word about it. The great range of services along with the friendly advice that I have received over the years has been invaluable. The wonderful team at Reader Views has really helped me achieve my writing ambitions!"
"I've enjoyed working with Reader Views with my books. They have helped reach new readers by promoting awards and giveaways. I would recommend Reader Views for anyone that writes or reads books."
--Donna M. Zadunajsky
"I absolutely loved the experience of working with Reader Views. At all times, I truly felt that I was dealing with professionals who had read and appreciated my debut novel, Mistress Suffragette. First-time novelists often don't realize how competitive it is out there. We are presented with a dizzying array of publicity options, so it really helps when you can work with folks who genuinely care about helping your book succeed. The online interview was great, and the podcast was terrific fun. While I write and polish the sequel to my novel, I am keeping my fingers crossed on the award show!"
"I have entered the Reader Views Literary Awards Reviewer’s Choice program each year since I discovered the program in 2012 when The Magic Word won a 2nd place award. This has been followed each consecutive year with Gimme-Jimmy a 2013 HM, Manner-Man a 2014 Gold, My Fingerpaint Masterpiece a 2015 HM, Mice & Spiders & Webs…Oh My! a 2016 HM, and The Golden Rule a 2017 2nd place. I hope that My Little Angel will do as well! The Awards themselves are great for marketing, but the way that this Awards Program is especially meaningful is that they use children to review the books. A child reviewer is very unique, since they evaluate the book’s appeal to actual children…the readers!! Reader Views also provides excellent marketing services in addition to their Awards Program."
--Sherrill S. Cannon
"Working with Reader Views was an amazingly professional experience. They offered great feedback on my novel—nice, long reviews about what they really liked about the book, not just a couple of lines. And communication with them was also spot-on. They answered any questions very quickly and with a real, personal touch. I would highly recommend their services!"
"In 2016 I published my first book “Dreaming Sophia: Because Dreaming is an Art” and while I have done a variety of things to market my book, by far the most pleasant and rewarding marketing experiences has been working with Reader Views. After contacting them about the possibility of working together, I was delighted by their immediate response and by the professionalism with which they treated my project. The reviewer penned a very thoughtful and insightful response to my book which was shared on the Reader Views website and promoted through their social networks. I believe working with Reader Views helped to make my story about a young artist who finds herself in Florence Italy and has to adapt to Italian life, language and culture, more visible to readers who might otherwise have been unaware of my book.
I also thoroughly enjoyed my experience being interviewed by Sheri Hoyte, an Editor at Reader Views for the Inside Scoop Radio Podcast. It was delightful to talk with her about my book and my passion for Italy. The experience working with Reader Views from start to finish was professional and rewarding. I have used the review and the radio podcast, sharing them on my author websites, as well as social media. Thanks so much to the Reader View Team. I plan on using them again when my next book “Waking Isabella: Because beauty can’t sleep forever” is published later this year. Grazie!"
"Working with Reader Views was a very pleasant surprise. My book received honest, positive feedback from the professional reviewer who knew the subject well. I was able to use excerpts from the "tear sheet" for posting on my website and social media sources. I immediately got feedback from contacts and many potential readers in addition to a renewed spike of interest in my humorous golf book from all corners of the U.S. I will use this resource again for my book's sequel, Murder on the Green."
--J. Peter (Pete) Hoyer
"I just received the sweetest review for Polygonsters from a young 5 year old reader named Russ. Just darling. This aspect of the Readers Views Kids services is invaluable. For my genre it is sometimes hard to connect directly with the target reader because it is the parents/adults who are the buyers/decision-makers. For me, professional comments/reviews are great but the comments from the kids are what it's all about. Also, it doesn't hurt that my first two books were just as well received with awards!!'
"Reliable branding. Over the past decade, Reader Views, unlike many so-called PR 'services,' has provided me with reliable support: from informative, comprehensive reviews, to impactful, creative press releases. All have helped me forge a consistent personal 'brand' as I relaunch my American Drama Series. I’m in it for the long haul!"