Guidelines - Reviews and publicity packages

Here at Reader Views, all reviews are complimentary*! And by that, we mean no-cost!

  • If you are interested in submitting a book for review consideration please see the specific guidelines below under our REGULAR REVIEW SERVICE options.

  • If you are interested in PROMOTING your book please see specific information below for our PUBLICITY PACKAGES.

Who will be reading your book? Our team of reviewers and support staff come from a variety of experience, education, expertise, and walks of life. Each one takes pride in being a part of Reader Views. The reviewers are encouraged to give their honest and fair personal opinions. They are never told what to write. Please consider the reviewers as your reading audience.  The reviewers accept your book for free and reviews it with no obligation to get remunerated.  They are private, independent reviewers, and in no way affiliated with Reader Views other than providing reviews. 


Regular Review Service

We will accept printed books, bound galleys and ARCs for review. Due to the overwhelming amount of submissions and high costs of processing, we limit the number of basic reviews posted each week.

NOTE: eBooks are not accepted for the regular review service at this time.

Guidelines: Please see guidelines for submission information.


Publicity Services - (Fee Based Services)

We offer a variety of publicity packages for all budget levels and marketing needs. Please note: You are not purchasing a review with any of these packageseach package will receive a complimentary review** - the package prices cover the cost of processing and implementation services by our staff.

Already have a review done by us? We offer add-on publicity services.


featured publicity package!

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P -picture book librarian review & publicity package - $329

Reader Views Kids and the Barefoot Librarian join forces to bring picture book authors a special offer! Taking the best features and areas of expertise from both companies, our Picture Book Review & Publicity Package is an amazing publicity campaign for independent picture book authors!

Note: All of the publicity packages listed below are available for childrens books as well. This package is a special collaboration by Reader Views Kids and the Barefoot Librarian developed specifically for picture book authors!


A - Basic Exposure - $119

 A great starter package – this popular service gets your book “out there”

  • Website/Blog Postings – Review posted on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com, Thoughtcrawlers.com, Book-Views.com, and Book-Critique.com

  • Social Media Postings – Review posted on our Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages. We will also post your review on Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if your book is listed with these organizations.

  • News - Listed in Recent Reviews dedicated page of ReaderViews.com.


B - Basic Plus Video Exposure - $159

Video marketing effectively promotes your book!  If you have a book video to promote - this package adds your trailer to your review page!

  • Website/Blog Postings – Review posted on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com, Thoughtcrawlers.com, Book-Views.com, and Book-Critique.com

  • Social Media Postings – Review posted on our Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages. We will also post your review on Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if your book is listed with these organizations.

  • News - Listed in Recent Reviews dedicated page of ReaderViews.com.

  • Book Video Posting – Your book video added to your review page. Don’t have a book trailer?  We can help with that! Check out our different options here.


C – Media Exposure - $179

 Everything included in the Basic Plus Package and adds feature postings on our website and in our newsletter!

  • Website/Blog Postings – Review posted on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com, Thoughtcrawlers.com, Book-Views.com, and Book-Critique.com

  • Social Media Postings – Review posted on our Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages. We will also post your review on Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if your book is listed with these organizations.

  • News - Listed in Recent Reviews dedicated page of ReaderViews.com.

  • Book Video Posting – (If applicable). Your book video added to your review page. Don’t have a book trailer?  We can help with that! Check out our different options here.

  • Feature Spotlight Postings - Feature on ReaderViews.com for one week and in our weekly newsletter. Children/Teen/YA publications will be featured on ReaderViewsKids.com


D – Economical Exposure - $259

On a budget?  The Economical Exposure package was created with you in mind. Includes everything in our Media package and includes a written author interview.

  • Website/Blog Postings – Review posted on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com, Thoughtcrawlers.com, Book-Views.com, and Book-Critique.com

  • Social Media Postings – Review posted on our Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages. We will also post your review on Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if your book is listed with these organizations.

  • News - Listed in Recent Reviews dedicated page of ReaderViews.com.

  • Book Video Posting – (If applicable). Your book video added to your review page. Don’t have a book trailer?  We can help with that! Check out our different options here.

  • Feature Spotlight Postings - Feature on ReaderViews.com for one week and in our weekly newsletter. Children/Teen/YA publications will be featured on ReaderViewsKids.com

  • Written Author Interview – Written interview conducted and posted on a dedicated author page on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com. Interview will also receive feature spotlight postings and will be linked to the review page.


E - Serious Exposure - $339

Ready for next-level exposure? The Serious Exposure package includes a podcast interview – serious internet radio exposure!

  • Website/Blog Postings – Review posted on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com, Thoughtcrawlers.com, Book-Views.com, and Book-Critique.com

  • Social Media Postings – Review posted on our Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages. We will also post your review on Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if your book is listed with these organizations.

  • News - Listed in Recent Reviews dedicated page of ReaderViews.com.

  • Book Video Posting – (If applicable). Your book video added to your review page. Don’t have a book trailer?  We can help with that! Check out our different options here.

  • Feature Spotlight Postings - Feature on ReaderViews.com for one week and in our weekly newsletter. Children/Teen/YA publications will be featured on ReaderViewsKids.com

  • Podcast Interview - Internet Radio Interview on "Inside Scoop Live" with podcast stream and MP3. Features a dedicated Author page on InsideScoopLive.Com

    • Interview posted on BlogTalkRadio and available through Apple Podcasts as well as 30+ podcast directories.

    • Interview featured on the front page of InsideScoopLive.Com and in our weekly newsletter.


F - Maximum Exposure - $459

Time to kick things up a notch!  Our Maximum Exposure package includes a written interview and adds a press release for online media exposure!

  • Website/Blog Postings – Review posted on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com, Thoughtcrawlers.com, Book-Views.com, and Book-Critique.com

  • Social Media Postings – Review posted on our Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages. We will also post your review on Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if your book is listed with these organizations.

  • News - Listed in Recent Reviews dedicated page of ReaderViews.com.

  • Book Video Posting – (If applicable). Your book video added to your review page. Don’t have a book trailer?  We can help with that! Check out our different options here.

  • Feature Spotlight Postings - Feature on ReaderViews.com for one week and in our weekly newsletter. Children/Teen/YA publications will be featured on ReaderViewsKids.com

  • Written Author Interview – Written interview conducted and posted on a dedicated author page on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com. Interview will also receive feature spotlight postings and will be linked to the review page.

  • Press Release - Press release written and posted online for international pickup. Distribution upgrades available for greater exposure – just ask!


G - Explosive Exposure - $529

Our most popular package and the best deal for the money. The Explosive Exposure package includes everything available in all of the above packages for wide-range comprehensive exposure!

  • Website/Blog Postings – Review posted on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com, Thoughtcrawlers.com, Book-Views.com, and Book-Critique.com

  • Social Media Postings – Review posted on our Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest pages. We will also post your review on Goodreads and Barnes & Noble if your book is listed with these organizations.

  • News - Listed in Recent Reviews dedicated page of ReaderViews.com.

  • Book Video Posting – (If applicable). Your book video added to your review page. Don’t have a book trailer?  We can help with that! Check out our different options here.

  • Feature Spotlight Postings - Feature on ReaderViews.com for one week and in our weekly newsletter. Children/Teen/YA publications will be featured on ReaderViewsKids.com

  • Press Release - Press release written and posted online for international pickup. Distribution upgrades available for greater exposure – just ask!

  • Written Author Interview – Written interview conducted and posted on a dedicated author page on ReaderViews.com or ReaderViewsKids.com. Interview will also receive feature spotlight postings and will be linked to the review page.

  • Podcast Interview - Internet Radio Interview on "Inside Scoop Live" with podcast stream and MP3. Features a dedicated Author page on InsideScoopLive.Com

    • Interview posted on BlogTalkRadio and available through Apple iTunes as well as 30+ podcast directories.

    • Interview featured on the front page of InsideScoopLive.Com and in our weekly newsletter


Questions?

Interested but need to budget? Don't let immediate funding delay promoting your book - ask about our payment plan. Have other questions? Let us know how we can help!

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**By complimentary, we mean no-cost. Reviews are included in all publicity packages. Publicity packages receive priority attention - authors will receive an express review of their book within 3 weeks upon receipt of the book by the reviewer.