Getting people to review my children’s book has proven nearly impossible in the years since the books have been released. I gain traction and than a period of absolute silence.
One author I finished doing a review for asked me what could he do to pay the favor back. I said a review from one of my books would be nice. He chose instead to buy it. I was speechless. It would have taken him maybe an hour to read it. Another author turned me down after reviewing his book. However, he had the nerve to ask if I would review his next book. I was polite but you can all guess what I said.
I am a reviewer who reads and reviews just about any book that is asked of me. I know how hard it is to get reviews.
But I don’t know what the issue is. Am I asking the wrong people? Am I being to soft in my reviews saying yes the majority of the time? I’m not sure to be honest.
But hey at least the books are selling.
2 thoughts on “Getting reviews for a children’s series: The impossible dream”
I would be HAPPY to review your book!
Will get up with you after the holidays. Thanks!!!