Kirkus Indie Reviews 

$499 –  Standard (7-9 weeks)
$599 – Expedited (4-6 weeks) 

Getting your newly published book reviewed by a professional is one of the very first steps you can take in order to create positive awareness among potential readers and to boost your confidence as an author. With “Kirkus Indie Reviews” you can get a well-respected review for your self published book and use it as a powerful promotional marketing tool.

  • By purchasing the “Kirkus Indie Review” Service, you will receive an authoritative assessment of your book by a professional reviewer.

  • You may opt to have your Kirkus Indie review included on the “Kirkus Reviews” website.

  • If you choose to publish your review on the Kirkus website, it will be distributed to their licensees, including Google,, Ingram, Baker & Taylor and more.

  • Your review could be selected for publication in Kirkus Reviews magazine which is read by librarians, booksellers, publishers, agents, journalists and entertainment executives.

How It Works

We will submit your book to Kirkus who will provide you with an honest, impartial review of your work. You will receive the final Kirkus Indie review (approximately 250-350 words) within 7 - 9 weeks. You determine whether to feature your book review on or not. Kirkus reviewers include librarians, business executives, journalists from national publications, PhDs in religion and literature, creative executives in entertainment and publishing industries as well as other professional reviewers.