Submission Guidelines

Thank you for submitting to Independent Book Review.

Please send all required materials to

Submit your book for review or feature in a book list:

  • Attach one single-page-spread PDF file of your book to an email to
  • Include description & genre in the body of the email
  • .JPG or .PNG file of the front book cover
  • Please indicate your willingness to provide a physical copy of your book. We like to take pictures of books for Instagram page and consider them for book lists.

*if applicable

  • Submit for developmental edit
    • Attach your digital book to an email to
    • If file size is too large, please use
    • Include short summary of your book in the body of your email
    • Times New Roman, 12-point font
    • Double spaced
    • Reason for developmental edit
    • Publication plans (self-publish, traditional)
    • Social media links*

*if applicable

  • Submit for editorial letter service
    • Same as developmental edit