I see dozens of news releases every day. Few make the grade. Most are uninteresting, unnews-worthy, and book-focused. What does it take to sell books with a good news release? In a 15-minute phone call, I can give you feedback on your news release to help you make it one that sells books. - John Kremer
These book reviewers and magazine editors have been updated as noted at the end of any listing (10/10 for October 2010). If the contact is vital to you, verify the book reviewer's or editor's name and address before making submissions. Please send us any corrections or additions. Email JohnKremer@bookmarket.com. Let's keep this list up-to-date for everyone.
Celebrating Women, Bennett Communications, 424 West 800 North #201, Orem UT 84057; 800-219-8575. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.celebratingwomenmagazine.com. Quarterly magazine celebrating women succeeding in direct sales, home parties, and related businesses (6/09). Not sure if the magazine is still being published, although the website is still active.
First for Women
O, The Oprah Magazine
Women's Edition, Janet Van deWalle, Publisher, 2450 Central Avenue #A2, Boulder CO 80301; 303-396-0221. Web: http://www.womensedition.com. There are similar monthly magazines for women in Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, Omaha, Lincoln, Colorado Springs, Quad Cities, south and west Denver, and Des Moines (3/10).
Please note that most magazines like to review new books. So they need to see books (galley copies or advanced review copies) 12 to 24 weeks before the publication date of the book. For more about publication dates, see http://www.bookmarket.com/pubdate.htm.