Click the "Get Started" link above or click here to choose the review package you would like to go for. At this stage you will be requested to enter payment details. When you complete your submission, you'll get an email from the LoveReading team confirming receipt of your request.
You'll have 2 options to choose from when submitting your indie book. We request that you upload your book as a PDF, epub or mobi file. Should you wish to send us a physical copy, please use a PDF of the book cover in your submission, let us know you would like to send a physical copy by emailing email@example.com and we will arrange for an ambassador to review the book and let you know where to send it. Please be aware that posting of physical copies of your book will cause a delay and may have an impact on when we are able to get your feedback returned to you.
After receiving your book, our Editors will allocate your book to one of the team of Ambassadors who will review the book and provide a detailed review which will then be emailed to you within our turnaround time. Turnaround times start from within 4 weeks of submission. You can see the detailed breakdown of each review option and their respective turnaround times in the 'Review Options' section below.
Positive reviews will receive an "Indie Books We Love" Badge for use with their book. They will also feature free of charge on LoveReading.co.uk or LoveReading4Kids.co.uk.
As above, successful indie books feature free on LoveReading and get our recommendation badge but also qualify for heavily discounted further promotional packages. See our other packages below ONLY OPEN TO BOOKS WE LOVE.
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A. Our Ambassadors are hand-picked from thousands and include book bloggers, librarians, authors, professional reviewers, media execs and more
A. We have over 3,000 consumer reviewers who are a mixture of avid book readers and reviewers. We send out a monthly newsletter which will include your book, offering it for review. The number of reviews from this varies, depending on the appetite for your book. We do not guarantee reviews from our consumers but it will be seen by a lot of reviewers who will have the chance to review it.
A. To post the review on Amazon, please contact an Amazon representative directly. Whilst not guaranteed, most of our reviewers will be active on main book sites and with your permission can share these on a case by case basis.
A. NO. LoveReading is a book recommendation site so we will not list any negative reviews and no one would see it without your permission.
A. Should your Ambassador review be positive, we will publish your book on LoveReading.co.uk and/or LoveReading4kids.co.uk and we will add it to our “Indie Book Of The Year” shortlist. We will also give you our coveted “Recommended By LoveReading” graphic to use as you see fit. If your book is exceptional we may contact you with more options.
A. YES. Our intention is to give honest feedback from a trusted LoveReading Ambassador, and to also provide wide book exposure to mainstream readers and to reward books people love with added exposure. We have worked hard to provide the best value offering on the market.
A. You are paying for a service. You are paying for an honest review. You are also paying for the opportunity to gain exposure to thousands of other reviewers who may want to read your book. And, you are paying for the chance to feature on the leading UK book recommendation site should your book be positively received. We are presenting this opportunity as an author care and promotion package and have priced it to be accessible to all.
A. No. If you enter one into our form, it will automatically find your book there but if you do not yet have one, simply enter “no ISBN” or “000” into the ISBN part of the form and submit it to us.
A. Favourably. Although there is no like-for-like service to what we offer in the UK, there are dozens of sites who charge 2-5 times our price just for a review. Our package delivers a review, the potential to get more reviews from avid readers and the possibility of added exposure on our trusted network of high traffic sites.
A. We have reviewed top titles for over 15 years from every leading publisher. We are also the top ranked site in the UK for “Book Reviews.” We have a vast following and newsletter audience of over 500,000 as well as very busy sites with 100s of thousands of visitors a month.
A. Our team will evaluate your book and select a reviewer who likes to read your type of book and who has an interest in your area or genre
A. We prefer sending digital copies online but can also accept hard copies in most cases if you send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A. We review every book and we do not guarantee positive reviews. If we did, it would not help you or our readers in the long run. Books with negative reviews from our Ambassador may still get good reviews from our consumer review panel and vice versa. No reviews will be published without your permission and good reviews can catch the eye of a literary agent or book scout.
A. We accept any type of book, from self-help to religious books to fiction. We will match you up with the most appropriate reviewer for your book dependent on the genre and target audience.
A. YES. LoveReading4kids.co.uk is one of the leading children’s book review sites on the web. We have thousands of children’s book reviewers on our consumer panel and well-respected children’s book ambassadors on our elite panel.
A. Your Ambassador review is guaranteed within 4 weeks for our expedited package and 8 weeks for our standard package. Reviewers from our consumer panel are sent within a monthly newsletter so vary but we normally ask our consumer reviewers to review books within 4 weeks of receiving them.
A. No. With these particular packages we review self-published books and books from small to medium publishers.
A. We are looking to open this service soon, please email email@example.com to be added to our waiting list.
A. We prefer Paypal right now as it protects you and us. If you must pay by cheque or money order, however, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A. Please email email@example.com and we will be happy to answer any questions you have.