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About SPR


Self-Publishing Review offers professional book reviews, book marketing and book editing services as well as featuring news, opinion, and how to’s on the self-publishing process.

Who Are We?

Founder Henry Baum

SPR Founder Henry Baum

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 editor and online marketing expert Cate Baum, and is based in Spain.  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.

We partner with BookBaby, and we are a member of the NBCC (National Book Critics Circle).

Cate is a member of The EFA (Editorial Freelancers Association) and an associate editor with Book Butchers, curated by indie book expert Derek Murphy.

Getting Reviewed

The fee for an editorial, impartial book review starts at $69. Reviews are returned within 30 working days.

Reviews can also be posted on Amazon (Editorial Reviews section) and various other social sites in your author profile section (see FAQs for details).  They may also be cross-posted to the reviewer’s own blog. We also share reviews with all social media sites including Facebook, G+ and Twitter. You own the review and can use the review for marketing purposes.

If you are in the USA, you should include FTC endorsements guideline information when you use the copy for marketing purposes.

Click here for complete book review guidelines.

Getting Edited

We provide a full in-house editing and proofreading service starting at less than $1 a page, returned within one month.

Click here for our editing services

Marketing Packages

Marketing packages start at $899. See our Bestseller Package Page here.


You can become a free member or pro member to get discounts, member offers and freebies, and also to write your own blog posts on the site. Register here..

BookBaby Members

BookBaby Members get special discounts. Log in here using your BookBaby Book Promo information.

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Self-Publishing Review is a registered business operating in Spain under the ownership of Cate Baum. If for any reason you need our business tax details or registration details, please contact us.