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Credibility and Recognition

Book Reviews

Book reviews from credible publications help boost the reputation of your book, thus influencing the market reception of your work. Author Reputation Press has been working hand-in-hand with reliable magazines and newspapers to build recognition for our authors’ books by means of objective and independent reviews.

Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus Reviews has been providing balanced reviews of a wide variety of books for more than 85 years now. The magazine has built its reputation as one of the reliable sources of book reviews and recommendations delivered to consumers in a weekly newsletter via email and on its website.

It operates a number of book review services including Kirkus Indie for self-publishers. These reviews are also eligible for publication on the Kirkus Indie monthly eNewsletter, which highlights the best submissions to the magazine and provides reliable recommendations to consumers. The eNewsletter goes out to a targeted base of subscribers including agents, editors, and librarians.

Pacific Book Review

Pacific Book Review provides quality book reviews both for seasoned and budding authors. Its authoritative voice is recognized by many publishers, authors, literary agents, and media outlets who rely on objective reviews written by authorities in different literary genre. Your work will be featured as book of the month or one of the top 5 reviews on PBR’s homepage, making it a perfect marketing material to promote your book. Books are also automatically nominated to the Pacific Book Awards, which recognizes various literary works and acknowledges a book’s aesthetic appeal both in cover design and content.

US Review of Books

The US Review of Books consists of professional reviewers and editors who welcome all books for analysis regardless of their ideas. Book reviews are delivered to its subscribers as part of its free monthly newsletter.

The publication also puts your book on its Featured Book Reviews section on the USRB homepage, eligible for submission to the Eric Hoffer Award. Established in 2005, the literary award giving body recognizes “writing of significant merit,” “salient writing,” and “independent spirit of small publishers” as a tribute to American philosopher Eric Hoffer.

Hollywood Book Review

Hollywood Book Review (HBR) is a major book review platform that accommodates every book released regardless of the publisher – small, large or independent. It is a reliable outlet for getting your book noticed by a wide range of audiences. HBR’s professional level constructive criticism helps increase your work’s credibility.

Books reviewed by HBR are curated first based on their quality and the reviews are distributed through a monthly newsletter to industry professionals. What makes HBR’s book reviews reliable is the unbiased views of its professional reviewers who come from various fields of expertise, all with a high level of literary and editorial skills.


Give your book the distinction it deserves, because your author brand is only as good as your masterpiece. The Gold Seal by Author Reputation Press (ARP) is a rubber-stamp for your book’s inclusion in our list of titles representing the crème de la crème of the myriad of books we publish. Printed on your book’s front cover, the Gold Seal testifies to the excellent quality of your work and sets it apart from the competition with a superior brand of credibility. This distinction is given only to books with a 5-star rating from a major book review publication trusted by tens of thousands of subscribers. As a seal of excellence, it also serves as a perfect marketing tool to promote your book across a wide range of audiences and build up your author brand with unmatched reputation.