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Submit your manuscript or published book to be reviewed by our staff!

As an emerging writer, you prize the power of storytelling, and are passionate about high-quality self-expression. You want to get your novel–perhaps a debut–published by a traditional publisher, or you want to build a dedicated fanbase of readers to help you become a recognized author–whether published or self-published. One good way to get noticed is to have a positive professional review of your book or manuscript. 

Where can you find a professional to review your novel without breaking your bank account? You’ll need valuable feedback, and to identify points that need improvement so that you can feel completely confident when you present your work to a literary agent or  publisher.

Our experienced reviewers understand a wide variety of book publishing categories–from thrillers to romance, from horror and sci-fi/fantasy. Our reviews highlight your story’s strengths and sometimes make actionable suggestions for improvement. While a postiview review is ideal, you may receive some constructive criticism, too. After you look over the results of your indie review, you  have the option to keep our comments totally private, or to have us post the response on our site. Just let us know your preference when we email your written review.

 We pride ourselves on trustworthiness and integrity. Authorlink® has reviewed books from every major publisher for more than 20 years.  See our more than 6,500 book reviews and author interviews. You will be getting the same professional attention as bestselling authors with our assessments.

For the first time, Authorlink® is opening its professional reviews to indie authors. You can purchase a professional review for $199–less than other major review websites. Use the assessment to promote your work to editors, agents, and influencers. Books of up to 300 pages or manuscripts of up to 80,000 words are accepted for a fee-based review. For larger work, email us for a cost estimate. Get started now! Click here or fill out the form on this page. 

We cannot guarantee a positive review, but you can choose to publicly publish the comments in a special indie section on our site at no charge, link the review to your website, use it in your promotional materials (with attribution), or keep our comments strictly private.

What you get:

  • Professional  200-300-word wriwtten review of content (up to 300 pages or 80,000 words)
  • An optional rating between 1 and 5 stars to display
  • Fast, trustworthy service
  • Optional free listing in our indie book reviews section
  • A link to place on your website, or other websites.

Why us? 




Authorlink® founder Doris Booth served as a literary agent for many years, selling domestic, international, TV and audio rights to major publishers. She and her team understand the publishing industry from the inside.  See more about us below.


 Work With the Pros

Our magazine book review coverage includes major houses such as:

  • Penguin Random House
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Harper Collins
  • Macmillan
  • Hachette
  • Quark to Indesign conversion
  • Print on Demand (POD)
  • Web pdf, Accessibility pdf
  • UK publishers and more

How it works:

  • Request a review by clicking the “Get Started” button on this page.
  • Submit your order and payment and an account and dashboard will be created for you.
  • Follow the easy steps to securely upload your content.
  • Be patient while we  assign one of our professional reviewers to assess your work, usually three to four weeks.
  • We’ll email you when the review is ready. You then log in to your dashboard and download your review.  Keep it private or publish it. It’s up to you.
  • If you choose to publish on Authorink®, the review will be posted in a special section called Indie Reviews
  • QUESTIONS? EMAIL: to schedule a chat.

  • About our indie review team:

    *Doris Booth is founder and president of Authorlink®, the award-winning news and information magazine for editors, agents, writers, and readers, ranked among top websites for writers. The company’s separate literary agency represents some bestselling authors, both domestically and abroad. Doris has sold projects to St. Martin’s Press, Simon & Schuster, Sterling Publishing (Barnes and Noble), Berkley Books/Penguin, Farrar Straus Giroux and other dominant houses. She has also been involved in rights negotiations for two hit Netflix docuseries, as well as with other production studios. The agency unit  is not accepting new authors at this time, but writers are encouraged to use Authorlink® as a comprehensive resource.

    Below are brief bios of some of the editorial team members. Our editor-in-chief assigns your work to a team member based on what we deem is the best category match for your story.

    Selected Review Team Members:

  • An author of published contemporary and fantasy romantic-comedies, articles and essays that have appeared in over forty publications. She works as a freelance manuscript evaluator, book reviewer, and copy editor. Her writer’s guide was a finalist in the self-help/nonfiction category of the EPIC awards and is available i n print and in Kindle formats. She also writes sf/paranormal erotic-romance under a pseudonym. 
  • First Place winner of the prestigious Mayborn Literary Conference, who has been published in Rose and Thorn Literary Journal, Ten Spurs Journal, and is a Writer’s Digest Literary Fiction winner. She has also authored a series for Loyola Press, and has served as a writing instructor for a well respected Dallas writers workshop.

  • An award-winning writer, editor, and marketer specializing in association/nonprofit communications, editorial work, marketing, education, and nonprofit management. As a CAE and former association executive director, she creates and curates content to engage and educate members, donors, media, and stakeholders. Her specialty is translating expert and peer wisdom into relevant stories, knowledge, and policy statements.

  • An experienced listerary agent who has worked in several genre and has represented bestselling authors .
  • Get started today. Fill out the form on this page. 


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