Our General Submissions is for books that have been published in the last 90 days, or will be published in the future (ARCs and manuscripts). We receive around 1,000 books to review every month, and only review about 300 between all of our outlets. All of the books published on Kids’ BookBuzz are reviewed by kids themselves, aged 5 to 18. We have more than 120 adult reviewers for San Francisco, Manhattan and Seattle Book Reviews from a variety of backgrounds. Primarily they choose the books they want to review from the selection of books we receive every month.
If you “have” to get a book reviewed, we suggest our Sponsored Review program. We use the same reviewers (kids and adults) but the books are assigned to who we feel is the best match for your book. We don’t guarantee a positive review, just a that you will get a good, professional review. If you submit your book prior to publication, you can use all or part of our review as a blurb on the covers and in your marketing materials. If you are not pleased with your review (it happens) you can exchange your review for an ad on the websites or in our weekly book newsletter. Sponsored Reviews are not marked in any way differently than our general submission reviews when we post them to the websites or in our social media.