There is one very simple way of getting your book reviewed. It is so obvious that lots of people actually overlook it, searching for more complicated and intricate ways of sneaking a book review from an unlikely suspect. Ask.
The first three book reviews I received for my book arrived in my email because I had asked for them.
Unless you are a major author with the backing of a big publisher, you are probably going to struggle to get a review in mainstream media. this also means that the people who are going to be reviewing you book will be doing it for free in their spare time.
So be kind, and gentle and give your reviewer sometime.
The best way to try and get a book review is to ask for one. There are many people who read you book who would not think to give the book a review online. So ask them, perhaps at the end of the book if you feel so bold. Continue reading