About Books Forward

We’re going to make a great team.

Joining the Books Forward Family

You have spent years honing your craft and writing your book, and now it’s time to put your “baby” out into the world. That can be lonely, scary and frustrating. When you join the Books Forward family, you aren’t alone anymore! We’re your advocate and help you navigate this wild world of book publishing and promotion.

We really get to know you and embrace your goals as our own. With decades of experience, we help you make educated choices and develop realistic expectations for what is possible for your book and overall author brand. Whether an author is a New York Times bestseller, celebrity, or writing a first novel when we meet, we join you on your journey to the next level.

“They were always helpful and somehow you got the feeling that you were the only author they were working with.”

—Charles Salzberg
Author of the Henry Swann detective novel series

We work with clients who share our commitment to integrity.

We won’t sugarcoat it – this is a tough and highly competitive industry. Our authors are ready for the marathon and know it’s not a sprint. And getting your book into the right hands begins with choosing the right path.

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With such fierce competition, doesn’t your book deserve to launch with experts who have set the bar in the industry?

Just like the rest of the book industry, book publicity and marketing is dynamic and capricious. We are your expert partner to help give your book its very best chance to make it in this world. We use eye-popping technology combined with good old-fashioned elbow grease. We have hired many former journalists and instill the same work ethic in our team, because a reporter can’t come back at the end of the day without a story – that’s the kind of grit and determination we commit to our authors.

They have good connections, work hard for their clients, and take time to add a personal touch to their work, something that is rare.

Cheryl RainfieldAuthor of Scars, a #1 American Library Association Top 10 Quick Pick