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Self-Publishing Review is a central site devoted to self-publishing: offering book reviews for self-published authors, as well as interviews, news, opinion, and how to’s.

Who Are We?

Self-Publishing Review was founded by award-winning author and blogger Henry Baum in 2008 in Los Angeles, California. It is now a family business along with his wife, British self-published author and filmmaker Cate Baum.  With a dedicated staff of professional reviewers and editors from both the US and UK, SPR remains one of the top online resources for self-published authors today.

What We Are

The site is built into separate sections:

Book Reviews: Reviews of all types of self-published books in all genres.
Lead Story: The most interesting story of the moment in any of the categories below.
Features: Important self-publishing resources and information.
Publishing Resources: How tos and other guides for self-publishers.
Interviews: Interviews with self-published writers and people from the industry.
News: The latest self-publishing news.
Opinion: Discussion about the current state of self-publishing.

Getting Reviewed

The fee for a review starts at $109. Reviews are at least 500 words long and returned within 1 month.

Reviews can also be posted on Amazon (Editorial Section only) and Barnes & (under the name SPR) on request.  They may also be cross-posted to the reviewer’s own blog. We also share reviews with all social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.

Click here for complete book review guidelines.

The Bookshelf

Our bookstore, featuring self-published books from around the world. If you would like to list your book, please click here.

Post Blogs to the Site

Join the site to be able to contribute new blog entries. Complete Member Blog instructions are here.

SPR Book Services


Sister Site

Filmmaking Review

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