The New Book Review

This blog, #TheNewBookReview, is "new" because it eschews #bookbigotry. It lets readers, reviewers, authors, and publishers expand the exposure of their favorite reviews, FREE. Info for submissions is in the "Send Me Your Fav Book Review" circle icon in the right column below. Find resources to help your career using the mini search engine below. #TheNewBookReview is a multi-award-winning blog including a recommendation.

How To SUBMIT Reviews at TNBR

About This Blog and Getting Reviews Here

Carolyn Howard-Johnson hosts this The New Book Review in partnership with Carolyn Wilhelm and Lois W. Stern.  it is "new" because it eschews #bookbigotry to let readers, reviewers, and authors expand the exposure of their favorite reviews and do it FREE. We don’t care how you chose to publish your book or when it was published. We just want to provide our visitors with good reading and our participating authors, publishers, and reviewers to get more out of their precious reviews. Follow the submission guidelines below for your book to be featured and for even more  possibilities click on Lois’ silver icons in the right column.

How to Submit

Hi, it's Lois W. Stern here, your #NewBookReview Review Coordinator, with another idea to help you get more eyeballs focused on your book. We all know that reviews help sell books, so how about sending me your FAV REVIEW and I'll get it posted here. 

HOW TO GET THIS FREE MARKETING TOOL FOR YOUR BOOK AND FOR YOUR REVIEWER:  Did your book get one fabulous review that you wish you could share with the world? Well, wish no more. Just submit the form below to me (Carolyn Howard-Johnson)  at WITH "My fav book review" in the subject line u I'll post it for you on TheNewBookReview blog and send you the permalink (and maybe a badge, too!) for you to use to promote it anywhere you wish. 

Note: Please let me know if you are the reviewer. If you’re not,  get permission from your reviewer to republish their review. 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR FAV REVIEW: To make the submission process easier, first copy and paste the template below to help you gather all your data.  Then I will post it for FREE at:




AUTHOR'S EMAIL ADDRESS   (We don't publish this! )


 __ Yes, I have received permission from the reviewer to reprint their review in its entirety.

We don't publish this, either.  We DO  do give the reviewer their byline! )

REVIEWER’S BYLINE: (i.e. John Doe, author of, Group leader of , originally published at xxxx. ) 

AUTHOR'S FAVORITE SALES LINKS: (website, amazon, blog, etc.)


ABOUT THE AUTHOR WHOSE BOOK IS BEING REVIEWED:  (Don't be shy. This is a golden opportunity to brag a bit about yourself so include any links, photo, and where #TheNewBookReviews visitors and learn more that author.)  It may include:

YOUR TWITTER (X) MONIKER (Strongly preferred but not required.)

ABOUT THE REVIEWER BIO (OPTIONAL): This may include information on the reviewer's book if they are also authors or information on their favorite writer-oriented project. (We do not accept information that includes selling book reviews.) You may include the reviewer's links to website, blog, book's buy page or whatever the reviewer would like to use that is book related or might serve as a resource by #TheNewBookReview's audience--visitors or subscribers. Include the reviewer's social network addresses. It may include  It may include:

REVIEWER'S TWITTER (X) MONIKER (Strongly preferred but not required.)


AUTHOR'S IMAGES: Author headshot and Author's book cover image

REVIEWER'S IMAGES: Reviewer headshot, Reviewer's book cover image (if they are  also a published author). We will use these images to create a free personal banner for the unrestricted use of both author and reviewer. PLEASE SEND JPEGs!


Place a Tweet about your review on Twitter, (YOU ARE ON TWITTER, RIGHT?), and tag both Carolyn Howard-Johnson @frugalbookpromo and me @tales2inspire2 and we will retweet your review to our over forty-six thousand Twitter followers, mostly hand-selected readers, publishers, bookstore buyers and other publishing folks. 

Now how's that for some great additional exposure for you, 

your reviewer and your books!

More About #TheNewBookReview Blog 

The New Book Review is blogged by Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally series of books for writers. Authors, readers, publishers, and reviewers may republish their favorite reviews of books they want to share with others. That includes authors who want to share their favorite reviews, reviewers who'd like to see their reviews get more exposure, and readers who want to shout out praise of books they've read and love. . 

Carolyn Wilhelm is our IT expert, an award-winning author, a veteran educator and also contributes reviews and posts on other topics related to books. Reviews, interviews, and articles on this blog are indexed by genre, reviewers' names, and review sites so #TheNewBookReview may be used as a resource for most anyone in the publishing industry. As an example, writers will find this blog's search engine handy for gleaning the names of small publishers. Find other writer-related blogs at Sharing with Writers and The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor 

Lois W. Stern

Meet Your NewBookReview Acquisition Coordinator.

She’ll help you get even more reviews. 

Visit all her silver icons in the right column of this blog.

Let her tell you how! 

Lois W. Stern is a multi award winning author whose work has been featured in the New York Times, Newsday, Long Island Press, Barnard Magazine, on Local Access TV and in live presentations in many varied venues. She has now published twelve Tales2Inspire® treasured anthologies of her contest winners' stories. As TheNewBookReview review coordinator, Lois serves as an outreach to help authors on their paths to discovery.

Lois created her Tales2Inspire® ‘Authors Helping Authors’ project in 2012, helping hundreds of talented newbies and seasoned authors alike enhance their visibility. Click here to learn more about entering her annual no fee Tales2Inspire contestThat’s right, it’s free! What emerges from these annual contests are highly professional anthologies of inspirational memoirs. Fans of Chicken Soup for the Soul are particularly enamored of Tales2Inspire® books because, aside from being expertly crafted inspirational memoirs, they are filled with original photos to further enhance the power of each story. Lois invites interested readers to get a FREE Tales2Inspire® sampler book at: and visit Lois at these Media Marketing sites: 


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