Book Reviews Go Virtual

Major papers (including The New York Times, The Boston Globe and The Philadelphia Inquirer) have slashed their book reviews recently, making pitching a book tougher than ever.
But according to an article from Wired News (, book reviews online are growing in number and credibility. Amazon's top
reviewer (, for instance, has more clout with consumers than many syndicated newspapers,
some book publicists say. Other sites where a review could score big:, and the BookReport Network (