25 Best Indie Book Blogs and Websites

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Indie Book Blogs

Here are 25 Best Indie Book Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Indie Reader

Indie Reader New York, US
IR's launch in 2009, we have reviewed thousands of self-published titles. We have also seen most of the negativity directed to self-publishing disappear, to the point where indie books regularly make the major bestseller lists, win major literary awards, and sell hundreds of thousands of copies. Our Reviewers won't judge your book as compared to other self-published titles, but against other books, period.
Also in Book Blogs, Self Publishing Blogs
indiereader.com/blog
10.9K 7.3K 6 posts / week Get Email Contact

2. Independent Book Review

Independent Book Review Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US
Independent Book Review is your source for the best new books by a small press and independent authors. Whether you're a reader looking for your next favorite read or a writer hoping to get your book reviewed, you've come to the right place.
independentbookrev..
979 2K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

3. Book Riot

Book Riot Brooklyn, New York, US
Book Riot celebrates all things books. Find the best books for your next read or book club, including new books in all genres. Book Riot is the largest independent literary site in North America, bringing you news, bookish commentary, and recs for readers of all stripes.
Also in Literary Blogs
bookriot.com
881.2K 261.6K 239.5K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

4. Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman Charlottesville, Virginia, US
Helping authors and publishers flourish in the digital age. I have more than 15 years of experience in the book and magazine publishing industry, with expertise in digital media and the future of authorship.
Also in Writing Blogs
janefriedman.com/blog
215.2K 4.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

5. Anne R. Allen's Blog… with Ruth Harris

Anne R. Allen's Blog… with Ruth Harris California, US
Ruth Harris and I are a couple of publishing industry veterans working to help newer writers create their best possible work and launch it successfully into the marketplace whether you're going indie or taking the traditional route. We especially want to help writers avoid the pitfalls of this ever-more complex business, where, unfortunately, a lot more people are making money from authors than for us.
Also in Business Writing Blogs
annerallen.com
1.4K 11.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

6. The IndieView

The IndieView Read the latest articles on Indieview author, interviews, new book releases, opinions, reviews and more on The IndieView.
theindieview.com
2.8K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

7. Indies Unlimited

Indies Unlimited It is the mission of Indies Unlimited to celebrate independent authors; to help them build their followings; to provide a platform for members of the independent author community to share and exchange ideas, knowledge, expertise and frustrations; and, for readers and reviewers to become exposed to the amazing depth and array of talent in the indie community.
indiesunlimited.com
2.3K 3.4K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

8. The Book Designer

The Book Designer California, US
Keep up with Practical advice to help build better books.
thebookdesigner.com
39.6K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

9. 1106 Design

1106 Design Phoenix, Arizona, US
1106 Design provides end-to-end book design, production and publishing services for independent authors who seek all the quality of traditional publishing without forfeiting their rights and royalties in return.
1106design.com/blog
2.5K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

10. Indie Fantasy Review

Indie Fantasy Review Discover your next fantasy book. We review lesser known indies and find those hidden gems, so you don't have to.
indiefantasyreview..
2 posts / week Get Email Contact

11. Libro.fm

Libro.fm Seattle, Washington, US
We are independent and proud to support local indie bookstores. Our mission is to serve the world with great books and be economically sustainable.
blog.libro.fm
7.5K 14.9K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

12. Seminary Co-op Bookstores

Seminary Co-op Bookstores Chicago, Illinois, US
Explore the blog section of Seminary Co-op Bookstores to find more about new books and add it to your TBR. The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Inc. comprises two independent bookstores. The Seminary Co-op is renowned as an exemplary academic bookstore, attracting customers nationally and internationally.
semcoop.com/blog
9.9K 7K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact

13. TNBBC's The Next Best Book Blog

TNBBC's The Next Best Book Blog My name is Lori and I'm the brains behind The Next Best Book Blog. This blog, which was created in December 2009, is a companion to the TNBBC Goodreads group and focuses specifically on small press and independent literature. We are reading, reviewing, and promoting small press literature and searching endlessly for the next book.
thenextbestbookblo..
2.5K 4.1K 6 posts / month Get Email Contact

14. Digital Pubbing

Digital Pubbing Exploring the ins and outs of creating and publishing digital content.
digitalpubbing.com
297 797 1 post / week Get Email Contact

15. The Lily Cafe

The Lily Cafe I'm Kat, a reader, writer, baker, and mother of 2. I love reading fantasy, cozy mysteries, and women's fiction, and enjoy crafting my own stories while baking up a storm. Have a seat and enjoy a story or two.
Also in Women's Fiction Blogs
thelilycafe.com
66 272 2 posts / day Get Email Contact

16. Amanja Reads Too Much

Amanja Reads Too Much Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
I needed a place to talk about books. The books I read, that I want to read, that I couldn't finish reading. If you're a big reader who is tired of getting blank stares whenever you start talking about your latest adventure in literature you've come to the right place.
amanjareads.com
975 1 post / week Get Email Contact

17. Books Beans and Botany

Books Beans and Botany Nashville, Tennessee, US
My name is Ashley, I'm 30-ish, and I live in Nashville, Tennessee - also where I happen to be from, which makes me what we call a unicorn here. There have been times when books have helped me escape my reality, which hasn't always been great. There have been times when books have helped me procrastinate. There have been books that very well may have saved my life and books that have changed my life.
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79 168 1 post / week Get Email Contact

18. Bookish Beyond

Bookish Beyond Hi, I'm Ellie, a 27-year-old writer and book blogger from the UK. Bookish Beyond is a new book blog, dedicated to reviewing books in a variety of genres, in particular Fantasy, Supernatural, and darker fiction genres such as Dystopian and Horror.
bookishbeyond.com
75 1 post / week Get Email Contact

19. Indie Book Addict

Indie Book Addict In case you have not already guessed, I am addicted to Indie books. I would say that my passion started for the indie book community about two years ago. Now it has completely blown up and here we are. My bookcases are overflowing, my Amazon cart is constantly full, and my heart is happy!
indiebookaddict.com
1.1K 45 3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

20. Indie Book Butler

Indie Book Butler Here to help you find the best indie authors. Book listings, launches, interviews, and more. Come and find your next great read!
indiebookbutler.com
884 110.6K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

21. Indie Authors World

Indie Authors World Glasgow, Scotland, UK
The blog is targeted at indie authors, helping them to understand the process of self-publishing, offering tips, and covering our writers. Indie Authors World is a self-publishing service for independent authors, If you've dreamt of publishing your own book, we can make your dream come true.
indieauthorsworld.com
982 959 6 posts / year Get Email Contact

22. Indie Author Success Blog

Indie Author Success Blog I'm Taylor Ellwood. I've been writing since I was a kid and I got my first book published in 2003. Since then I've written over 35 solo books, mostly non-fiction, but some fiction, as well as collaborating on a few other projects. I've created this site to share my hard-earned experiences as a writer and as an indie authorpreneur.
indieauthorbusines..
5 posts / year Get Email Contact

23. Indie Book Reviews

Indie Book Reviews I am an independent business writer, certified in project management. I am also an impassioned reader. Writing reviews is my way of capturing the experience, sharing it with other readers and helping authors market their work.
indiebookreviewerg..
1 post / month Get Email Contact


Indie Book Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Indie Book. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
IR Staff indiereader.com 556
Deals bookriot.com 535
kat thelilycafe.com 321
Community bookriot.com 240
IndieBookView independentbookreview.com 213
Kelly Jensen bookriot.com 202
Administrators indiesunlimited.com 160
Amanja amanjareads.com 112
Tirzah Price bookriot.com 94
Danika Ellis bookriot.com 92
Indie Book Addict indiebookaddict.com 65
Laura Sackton bookriot.com 65
Emily Martin bookriot.com 58
Eileen Gonzalez bookriot.com 55
Kendra Winchester bookriot.com 52
Ellie Mitchell bookishbeyond.com 50
Jaime Herndon bookriot.com 50
Anne R. Allen annerallen.com 48
Annika Barranti Klein bookriot.com 48
Erica Ezeifedi bookriot.com 48
Carina Pereira bookriot.com 46
Sabrina Ricci digitalpubbing.com 46
Tika Viteri bookriot.com 46
Isabelle Popp bookriot.com 42
Neha Patel bookriot.com 42
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