Do you like to read books? Want to earn money while reading books? In this article I am going to mention top 5 sites that will pay you to read books.
1. Online Book Club
Online Book Club pays you between $5 and $60 for book reviews. Amount is depending on the length of book and other factors.
Online Book Club is looking for honest reviews of the books they send to members. They sends you the book to write reviews at no charge.
For the first time you have to write review for free. So the company can determine you are right for the book reviewer job or not.
2. Kirkus Media
Kirkus Media is looking for book reviewers means they are hiring reviewers to read books and write reviews of nearly 350 words.
To apply for this job, you need to submit your resume along with that writing samples and a list of reviewing specialities to Kirkus Media. Also adding experience will help too.
Kirkus Media also hires copy editors and editors. You have three opportunities to get paid for reading books and writing reviews.
3. Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly is a news magazine, focuses on the book publishing business. Visit to Publishers Weekly career page that features job opening information for editors, book reviewers and copy editors.
Publishers Weekly looks to publish reviews for all types of fiction and non-fiction books.
To apply for Publishers Weekly, you need to send resume, 200-word sample review of a recently published book.
4. Women’s Review of Books
The Women’s Review of Books is a publication. They reviews books written by and about women. The site is based out of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College, in collaboration with Old City Publishing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
To apply at Women’s Review of Books, you need to send your resume, samples of published reviews and cover letter.
5. Bethany House
Bethany House focuses on publishing books that represent historic Christianity. The company is looking for those who review for them on their own blog and post Bethany House reviews on that blog site.
As a reviewer, you need to write reviews at least 75 words in length and publish the review on your personal blog and on a retailer website like Amazon.
The company selects reviewers on the first come-first served basis. Bethany House sends list of books(fiction and a non-fiction) available for review every month.
They have limited copy of books they need reviews for. So you have to do fast if you want to get selected as a reviewer of a book.