Sunday, February 23, 2014

Want to Get Free Review Copies of Books?

Tell editors Gene Callahan sent you. He writes:
1) Walk into Barnes and Noble and scan new release section.

2) Find book of interest.

3) Think of which of my eight review outlets is the right target for this book.

4) Photograph book cover and mail it to that editor along with text "Need a review?"

5) Receive answer.

6) Send editor my address.

Fifteen minutes after walking into Barnes and Noble and seeing the book for the first time, the publisher is sending me a copy![...]

[T]o get going, the academic outlets are usually anxious to get reviewers: start there.

Try History: Review of New Books, and tell Michael or Miriam that I sent you:

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