BOOK REVIEW STARTER KIT

Reviews are an important part of your overall book marketing strategy. Below we have listed some resources that you should find helpful for providing honest and quality reviews for your book. If you are interested in having your book reviewed by any of the resources below, please provide them with the following:

  • A short, concise cover letter (be sure to include a brief synopsis of your book)
  • A copy of your book (some reviewers may request more than one copy)
  • A press release about your book
  • A copy of your sales sheet

We do understand that many authors are busy attending conferences, book signings, or even writing their next book. That's where our Book Review Submission options comes in handy. We can submit your book on your behalf to Kirkus and/or Blue Ink Reviews for a guaranteed review of your book. These submission options allow you to do what you do best while we handle all of the legwork involved with submitting you book(s) for review.

 

Wall Street Journal
Attn: Erich Eichman, Book Editor
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
The Christian Science Monitor
Attn: Marjorie Kehe, Book Editor
210 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Alternative Press Review
PO Box 6245
Arlington, VA 22206
 
American Book Review
School of Arts & Sciences
University of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson
Victoria, TX 77901
Carol Memmott
Book Editor
USA TODAY
7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22107
John McMurtrie
Book Review
Books Editor
San Francisco Chronicle
901 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Boston Review
PO Box 425786
Cambridge, MA 02142
The New York Review of Books
435 Hudson Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10014

Editor
[or "Children's Book Editor", if appropriate]
The New York Times Book Review
620 Eighth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10018

 

Publishers Weekly
Nonfiction Reviews
[or "Poetry Reviews" or other relevant category]
71 West 23 St. #1608
New York, NY 10010
Click for submission guidelines

Note: Children's and Religious books have a different mailing address. Visit the link above for more information.
Jon Thurber
Book Review Editor
Los Angeles Times
202 W. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Book Review Editor
Library Journal
123 William Street, Suite 231
New York, NY 10038
Click here for submission guidelines
Rain Taxi
PO Box 3840
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Journal of African American History
Sylvia Cyrus, Executive Director
ASALH
C.B. Powell Building, Suite C-142
525 Bryant Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20059
Booklist
American Library Association
50 E. Huron
Chicago, IL 60611



Address your mailing to the appropriate individual using the information below (and submit two copies of your book, press release, and sale sheet to the School Library Journal if your book is appropriate for children and young adults):
  • Adult Books: Brad Hooper, Adult Books Editor
  • Books for Youth (Children's and YA): Gillian Engberg, Books for Youth Editor
  • Reference Books: Mary Ellen Quinn, Reference Books Bulletin Editor

SLJ Book Review
School Library Journal
123 William Street, Suite 231
New York, NY 10038

Additional Resources to Locate Reviewers for Your Book: