Kirkus Indie Review


Promote your book with one of the most trusted brands in the publishing industry – Kirkus Reviews. The company launched Kirkus Indie, a service dedicated to self-published titles.

The Kirkus Indie Review gives you an indispensable tool for promoting and building awareness for your book.

What do you get?

  • A detailed critique of your work from a seasoned Kirkus Indie book reviewer, which you can use for your benefit, whether you showcase it in your media kit, add it to your website or include excerpts on your book's cover.
  • The option to post the review on the Kirkus Indie website.
  • Eligibility for inclusion in the Kirkus Indie monthly e-newsletter, which highlights the best submissions to the program, selected by Kirkus. Booksellers, journalists, librarians and more subscribe to the e-newsletter.

Please note: In the event a returned review is unfavorable, the author can choose not to post it online; however, the fees for the Kirkus Indie Review service cannot be refunded.

Disclaimer: Some restrictions may apply.  Book sales are dependent on any number of factors including the quality of the book, the author’s ability and motivation to reach audiences, and reader interest in a particular topic. While we provide information and services to give authors the opportunity to build a platform, we do not guarantee book sales.

Call 1.866.928.1240 to order

or speak to an WestBow Press team member for more information about this service

Disclaimer: Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Prices listed do not include any applicable sales, use, excise, value-added, goods and services, or other tax, which will be added to the total at the time of purchase. Other restrictions may also apply.