Promote Your Book

Paid promotions

Writer Support (different prices, but only $10 for the basic)

Paranormal Romance Guild $25 Membership- offers reviews

$145 at Word Slinger- We send your book review request to thousands of book reviewers. We offer a lot more exposure for a fraction of the traditional cost - not to mention personalized attention and professional correspondence with book reviewers on your behalf.

For Free kindle book listing on the day of:

Many Books  -$25 for prom0 $49 Author spotlight

Head Talker- Free blast for you book like Thunderclap

Celebrate a Book- promote a sale, new or old release, blog post (free)

Book Breeze: Established in 2010, The Book Breeze is a monthly digital magazine emailed to subscribers and posted on featuring author interviews, book reviews, and new releases.  Paid contents of the emag are also blogged on this site. To learn how you can be a part of The Book Breeze visit the For Authors page.

Kboards- $20 to List your Book for Free or at a discounted price. Must have at least 3 reviews on Amazon.

An excellent article with advice and site options for Free days:

Ereader News Today (***A super site to try for) (Free and paid options. Sign up for their email updates)

Pixels of Ink (You can list your free kindle books but they may not feature them)

kindle nation (A wide variety of paid promo options for free days and regular title features.) (Excellent site with various free and paid promotional opportunities. I know this guy from Triberr. Very nice. Anthony Wessel). He lists free books but is one of the sites that requires a certain number of reviews first.)

A site with links to many other sites with promo opportunities including those for free days: (Paid promo opportunities also for free days)

Free Books Daily

Indie Book Lounge: Promote books for 99 cents and Free Days.

Addicted to Books
Promotions for Authors - there are fees for the listing.
LinkedIn- LinkedIn For Authors, an article to why authors should take advantage of what LinkedIn has to offer.

Freebooksy- Cost $50 to promote

Holly's Bargain E-Books:

Manic Readers:

Rose of Prose  for TWRP Authors:

You Gotta Read

Author's Den

Indie Author Spotlight

Indie Author Land:

Addicted to Ebooks, if you have 5 reviews you can submit your book to them.

One title for Ebook Corner Cafe :

Social Media Melrock

Writer Globe: advertise for $10


Horror and Paranormal Authors and Readers

Kindle Romance

Awesome Romance Novels ($10 fee and they'll post and promote your book. Facebook page:

Awesome Romance Novel's Blog:

Galley Cat

Find Read Love
Blog: When you fill their submission form out, be sure to add horror because of the zombies. They'll add it then to their other facebook group:

Free Cheap Kindle Books

Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy Book Lovers:

Chelsea's Cheap Paranormal Reads

Check out the Paranormal and Horror Lovers group via Facebook and Goodreads:

Paranormal and Horror Lovers Group

Just Released Books to Talk About: Only Just Released books.

Indie Author Initiative

Authors to Watch


If you have a book trailer, you can submit it to Katie at:

Lindsay Avalon does author interviews

Bitten by Paranormal Romance

Dark Faerie Tales. But with them, they're skittish about self published titles (or they used to be) so definitely approach them with the TWRP ones

Laurie's Paranormal Thoughts:

For your westerns, steampunk....Suzanne Lazear at Steamed. 

List below is courtesy Laurean Brooks

1. Goodreads
Use your free membership to promote yourself and your books. Reviews are essential and reviews on Goodreads site help your book to really stand out to millions of visitors.

2. Wattpad
Wattpad has experienced explosive growth since its inception and has become the world’s most popular destination to publish and read e-books. Wattpad delivers billions of pages from its library of works created and published by the Wattpad community.

3. On BookTalk,
You’ll find an online reading group and book discussion forum that can help you discover new books. If you’re an author or publisher looking to promote your books, you are welcome to use as a tool to reach a vast audience of book lovers. They have a Google Page Rank of 5, over 14,000 members and close to 700,000 site views per month. Book discussion forums are free and open to anyone including authors and publishers. Create a free account and write about your books in either the Fiction Book Forum or Non-Fiction Book Forum. Mail a few copies of your print book and it will be advertised. They will advertise your book on the Home page for 15 to 30 days and on the Featured Book Suggestions page permanently.”

4. And then, there is another Booktalk is an online booklovers’ community composed of many of today’s bestselling and popular authors. Personalized author home pages contain excerpts from bestselling novels as well as information about upcoming releases, author notes and personal hobbies and interests as well as publisher, literary agent and book industry information. Writing related articles by Booktalk authors and others in the writing community and upcoming literary events are also included.

5. KindleBoards
Authors are always welcome to post about their books in the Book Bazaar.

6. Library Thing
Social networking site and forum for book lovers. Free profile where each book contains tags, reviews and links to conversations about the book.

7. Shelfari
Enables you to build a virtual book shelf, that include book reviews from Amazon and to interact with your Shelfari community.

8. Authonomy
Features weekly top rated books, top talent spotters. You can join the forum, upload books and post reviews.

9. WritersNet
List yourself at this writers and authors directory, sorted by genre or location. Various resources for writers, agents and publishers.

10. Bibliophil
Forum about books. Offers: profile with books appearing in signature, list of favorite and wished books.

11. Booksie
Share Your Poems, Short Stories, Novels, and more with the world. Sign up, it’s free.

12. BookBrowse
Selected book listing, authors interviews, link to authors’ website; Reviewed by humans, not all books accepted, check submission guidelines.

13. Nothing Binding
Upload and manage your book cover image & book promotion materials. Showcase your work for free: writings, books, articles, short stories, essays, poems and more.

14. Book Buzzr
Has a 30 days free trial listing and a paid listing with monthly payment of under $5.

15. Filed By
Kind of “Twitter” for authors , platform for books, have your own author site, post short blogs.

16. Bookhitch
Free Listing : a 60 words description and 5 keywords per book. Premium listing : $19.95/year – 120 words description and space for book reviews.

17. Jacket Flap
For children books only. Directory of children books, publishers and professionals related to children book publishing. You can create your own profile to add your book and blog for free.

18. Scribd
Find out what others are reading on Scribd. This service is somewhat comparable with Wattpad. Authors upload their PDF, Word, and PowerPoint docs to share them with the world’s largest community of readers.

19. WhoWroteWhat
Authors can advertise free for thirty days. Submit a portrait photo (jpg), up to fifty words inviting readers to your website and your URL where your book(s) are for sale. After thirty days it is as low as 27 cents a day.

20. SavvyBookWriters Blog
Our Marketing clients’ books and author bio are posted here on this blog as well, plus we will have an interview with them, published here too.  Both articles will stay forever on our site, free of charge.

21. Bookreportradio
A lively mix of author interviews, audio book previews and chats with those influential in the literary world, The Book Report has become appointment listening for bibliophiles and book clubs alike.

22. Tim Greaton Forum
Tim Greaton is presenting the most talented authors & artists, living and working in our world today.

23. Figment
Figment is a community where you can share your writing, connect with other people who love to read, and discover new stories and authors. (In a nutshell.) Figment was co-founded by Dana Goodyear, a staff writer at The New Yorker, and Jacob Lewis, the former Managing Editor at The New Yorker and Condé Nast Portfolio.

FREE (e)-book listings:

For your book to sell, you need to create the demand. You need an audience, a platform – which you will get when your book is showing up on many websites, visible to readers.

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