In America the Midwest Book Review is important nationally, not just for the nation’s heartland. A true independent voice!
Since 1976, the Midwest Book Review (MBR) has published monthly book review magazines for librarians, booksellers, and the reading public.
Volunteer reviewers at MBR value indie publishers rather than holding us in contempt like the “big” industry reviewers, such as Kirkus (which won’t even look at a book from a self-publisher like me unless we pay for the privilege).
Reviews in the Midwest Book Review are never for sale. Sadly, that’s rare today.
Meanwhile we have the rise of the most bizarre kind of hype in publishing history (in my opinion)….
Bogus national bestselling authors
How often have you seen a writer described as a “bestselling author”? Did you ever wonder how there could possibly be so many of them? Here’s how.