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 844.714.3454 to order

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

Disclaimer: Prices listed do not include applicable taxes (such as sales, use, excise, value-added, goods and services, or other tax), which will be added to the total at the time of purchase. Prices listed do include the copies of the book; the cost of shipping and handling will be calculated and charged after your book is made available for sale.