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Kirkus Basic


If you’re looking for a simple affirmation of quality, this quick and economical review service is for you. Get your review in a few short weeks, plus a catalog listing distributed to Kirkus database, and an advertisement within the pages of the Kirkus Magazine.

The Kirkus Basic package includes:

  • Kirkus Standard Review
    Receive your book review within 8 to 10 weeks from the time of your book’s submission to Kirkus.
  • Kirkus Catalog (1 of 8 slots)
    A 1/8 page advertisement in a full color catalog distributed to Kirkus’ database of industry influencers which includes librarians, publishers, book sellers, book buyers and decision makers.
  • Kirkus Magazine (1 of 8 slots)
    Get more print visibility for your book with a black-and-white advertisement within the pages of the Kirkus Magazine. Make your book one of the eight titles advertised in the page.

* This bundle includes a cover revision option for authors to include the blurb of the review on the cover.

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