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Here at Publishers Daily Reviews, we’ve been giving hundreds of Independent authors — and several dozen established ones — a promotional boost since 2015.

More than 300 authors have made their writing dreams come true, Some are now even writing full time, cranking out their next Best Seller even as you read this.

Read what just a few of our authors have to say:

“Publishers Daily Reviews are clever, insightful and very quotable. They are well-crafted, full-length reviews that give potential readers a clear idea of what their reading experience will be. An excellent choice for promoting your work.” Michael P. King, Amazon bestselling author of the Travelers crime thrillers,

“I chose to get my book reviewed by Publishers Daily Reviews, and I couldn’t be happier! They provided a quick turnaround and provided an excellent review that I am able to use on my book’s website and my book’s listings on Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com. Two thumbs up from this customer!” Mike Kowis, Esq. Author of Engaging College Students: A Fun and Edgy Guide for Professors

“I’m thrilled by the Publishers Daily review of Glossolalia: Psychological Suspense, which demonstrates clear understanding of the book’s references to real-world corruption. An intelligent, sensitive, articulate reviewer is as important as the author in completing a book, and bringing it to its larger audience.” Tantra Bensko Author of Glossolalia and Encore: A Contemporary Love Story of Hypnotic Abduction

Read from a selection of recent reviews here

You can:

    • Post any or all of the review on Amazon in the Editorial Reviews section of your book’s page. (If you need directions on how to do that, we’ll be glad to help).
    • It will be one of the first things a potential buyer sees when he or she visits your book’s sales page on Amazon. It’s critical to establishing your credibility as an author.
    • Utilize your review in advertising that you may develop, such as Google AdWords, or Blog Posts.
    • Get the click with a shareable blurb on FaceBook or Twitter. 
    • Promote your book in newspaper articles.
    • Mention the review in radio or TV appearances

Let us post it here in the Reviews section of our site and at each of our these popular affiliated sites:

More accolades from successful writers over the years:how to get a book reviewed

“You gave me a comprehensive and well considered review. It’s clear that you are well read and know what elements make a book compelling for the reader. I believe having positive reviews from trusted sources is one of the best ways to gain traction in a tough market. This review has certainly helped me do that.” — Kit O’Conor, author of Tiptoe

“I appreciated the review you provided for #hashtagged. Your review was thorough and insightful and really captured the essence of the story. It also mentioned a few points that had not occurred to me—but could likely generate sales.” — Kimberly Hix Trant, author of Hashtagged

What are you waiting for?

Many of our authors have compared us favorably to Kirkus, BlueInk and other review services that are much more expensive.

In addition, all our reviews are submitted each month to the prestigious Midwest Book Review, where as many as 95% are accepted. All major libraries and many major publishers read the MBR each month, along with thousands of subscribers.

Here’s what to do:

Contact Diane Donovan, owner of Donovan’s Literary Services, and a Senior Reviewer at Midwest Book Review.

She is handling all reviews for PDR while Don is taking an extended medical leave of absence.

Here’s what needs to happen, in order:

Send a note to Diane at the address below in which the subject line reads: PDR Review Request.

In that note, include:

  1. The name of the book
  2. Your name and the author’s name (if different)
  3. Your email address
  4. An attached PDF of your book or ARC

Upon receipt of all of the above, Diane will send an invoice to you for $100, and she will schedule work upon your book or ARC after she receives payment.

Diane is a veteran reviewer and publishing industry expert who will give your book the thoughtful and professional attention it deserves.

A final word:

Thanks for allowing us to read, review, and provide you with professional promotional material and links.

We appreciate your business. Take care and keep writing!



PS Want a strategic marketing plan for your book, including specific tactics and a timeline? Ask Diane for details. She did one for my own book, The Sisters: A Mystery of Good and Evil, Horror and Suspense, and subsequent sales jumped 33%.

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