The power of a trustworthy recommendation cannot be
underestimated. All you have to do is watch book sales skyrocket when a well-respected public figure vouches for a
In the publishing world, credible endorsements are hard to come
by, handed out only by the literati of the industry. However, what was once only accessible to writers under
traditional publishing is now within the reach of our authors.
AuthorHouse has once again broken boundaries by providing you this
opportunity with our Trifecta Review. Have your book critiqued by three of the industry’s renowned reviewers
who will provide an honest, unbiased assessment of your work.
A seal of approval from any one of these professionals can create
the kind of attention your book needs. Elevate your book’s integrity with the Trifecta Review:
- Kirkus Indie - Standard Service
Having been a fixture in the industry for more than 80 years,
Kirkus Reviews—known as the world’s toughest book critics—is a bastion of literary
excellence, operating as gatekeepers that assists readers, booksellers, libraries, online retailers, and
library-service companies in determining which books to sell, stock, or include in their databases. Originally
catering only to traditional imprints, it has now expanded and includes in its offerings Kirkus Indie, giving
self-published authors access to the same unparalleled expert evaluations.
You’ll be getting an approximately 250- to 300-word
review that includes a general summary for context and a concise, unbiased opinion of the book’s
strengths and weaknesses.
- Clarion Review-for-Fee
Foreword Magazine, a trade journal established in
1998 with the tagline “Reviews of Good Books Independently Published,” brings to center stage
upcoming books from small, independent, or university presses, as well as self-published books, giving these
books the platform to attract the kind of media attention that books from large traditional publishing houses
You’ll be getting a 450-word comprehensive critique of
the writing, plot, pacing, characters, packaging, and other elements that will influence potential book buyers.
The book will be rated with one to five stars based on excellence.
- Blueink Basic Review
Blueink Reviews, the brainchild of an internationally known
literary agent and an award-winning former book review editor, was created with a specific purpose: to
respectfully and professionally find and celebrate the best of self-published books. With their vast and
in-depth experience and background in traditional publishing, both have put together a roster of carefully
vetted, independent critics who will present authors with thorough, honest, and objective appraisals.
You’ll be getting a 250- to 300-word objective review
that considers facts and style as the reviewer deems appropriate. The review will be posted in the BlueInk
website unless the author requests otherwise.
The Trifecta Review
- Kirkus Indie – Standard Service (12-14 weeks TAT)
- Clarion Review-for-Fee (11-12 weeks TAT)
- BlueInk Basic Review (12-13 weeks TAT)
*This service includes a cover revision including the
book’s review for the authors at no extra cost.