Independent Book Review offers services for both published and unpublished authors.

If you’d like to learn more about a specific service, please click on the dropdown box in the primary menu relating to your service of choice. Also, if you’d like to add your book to the queue for a possible free book or story review, go this page here

If you have any additional questions, please go to our FAQ page, consult our submission guidelines, or email us at

Published Services

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Sponsored Book Review

For books under 90,000 words | 200-500 word book review published on our website | 1-5 Star rating dually posted on Goodreads | Announcement on both Facebook and Twitter | Entrance into Book of the Month contest | 2-5 weeks guaranteed | More.


Get your big book reviewed by Independent Book Review

Sponsored Big Book Review

For books over 90,000 words | Same as sponsored book review



Get your short story reviewed by Independent Book Review

Sponsored Story Review

Limited to published works under 7,500 words | 1-5 Star Rating dually posted on Goodreads (if applicable) | 200-500 word review published on website | Announcement on Facebook and Twitter | 1-3 weeks guaranteed | More


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Featured Author

Two Weeks on Front Page | Personalized Grid with up to 10 promotional links | Option for Author Interview, Excerpt Publication, or Guest Post | Contact now for first available date


Unpublished Services


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Beta Read – Book

500 word unpublished book review in 2-4 weeks. This service is meant for unpublished authors to receive feedback on their manuscript before submitting to authors and agents.



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Developmental Edit

For books under 100,000 words. In-depth critique and analysis of unpublished manuscript in 4-8 weeks. Includes structure, pacing, character, narrative, etc.


Book Marketing

Use the contact form below to contact our marketing expert directly. He would love to offer you a free consultation. Please include your book information in the comment field, including publication date, previous marketing endeavors, and specific goals and aspirations.