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Advance Review Copies (ARCs)

Everything to do with getting ARCs and leaving your reviews.

  • How to Complete Your Booksprout ARC Review

    Okay, so you've downloaded an ARC from one of your favorite authors via Booksprout and are now stuck, wondering how you get our system to recognize the fact that you've actually completed your reviews...

  • How to review on Amazon

    If you're new to reviewing on Amazon, follow these steps to leave your review on their website and prove to Booksprout that you've completed your review. In some cases, Amazon may prevent you from lea...

  • How to re-send a Booksprout ARC

    This article will explain how to download a Booksprout ARC for the first time, or download it again. First, head to the ARC you wish to download. If you're not where where to find it, you can find all...

  • How to Review on Goodreads

    If you're new to reviewing on Goodreads, follow these steps to leave your review on their website and prove to Booksprout that you've completed your review. NOTE: These instructions will only work wit...

  • The ARC did not arrive on my Kindle

    In some cases, readers have reported not receiving an ARC on their kindle that they requested from Booksprout. If you find yourself in this position, here are some steps you can take. 1. Wait Usually ...

  • FAQ: Amazon won't let me review a book

    In some circumstances, Amazon might prevent your account from writing a review on their website. If you've found yourself in this situation, here's the steps to take. Contact the author of the book in...

  • FAQ: I can't review on Amazon because the book hasn't been released yet

    As you likely have already found out, Amazon doesn't allow people to leave a review on an ebook before it's officially available for sale. Unfortunately, Booksprout cannot tell the difference between ...

  • How to Review on Barnes & Noble

    If you're new to reviewing on Barnes & Noble, follow these steps to leave your review on their website and prove to Booksprout that you've completed your review. Step 1 Click on the Leave Your Review ...

  • How to Review on iBooks

    If you're new to reviewing on iBooks, follow these steps to leave your review on their website and prove to Booksprout that you've completed your review. NOTE: You will need an Apple device to complet...

  • FAQ: I cannot review on one of the required sites

    If you're trying to leave your review on Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes & Noble, iBooks/iTunes, Smashwords, Google Play, or Kobo and do not meet their criteria for reviewing, you'll likely be greeted with ...