Frequently Asked Questions

No you don’t, it’s all free-to-air. But if you do register there are a number of benefits not least that we will send you the free email newsletter. In phase two, we will even be able to flag up book reviews in the genres you like.

The magazine will now be coming out at key times like Christmas.  We are going to produce digital reviews round-ups each quarter which you will be able to access online or through Apple’s newsstand.  Make sure you are registered for the email so we can keep in touch.

The Bookseller Group, which is the company behind The Bookseller magazine and website, runs We Love This Book. The Bookseller is the leading UK trade publisher with over 150 years of continuous publication. You can find out all about us here.

We are glad you asked that question.  For any queries about advertising on the weekly email newsletter, on the website, or within digital editions please contact the head of sales for The Bookseller Group, Matt Colgan

Absolutely! No one can upload a book review without going through our editorial team. So we aim to avoid some of the obvious plugging that you see elsewhere. We don’t sell books so we are not elevating one book over another because we are paid to do so. If we have reviewed a book positively, it is because we love it.

If you are a specialist bookshop or library we would love you to. In phase two, all your reviews will be listed under your bookshop or library’s profile. If you are a book lover – or a reading group - with a keen interest in a particular genre or author, or you just simply love books, then please get in touch. Again it’s at

Sorry! We have used our own listings from sister title The Bookseller (trade) and had great help from the Bookseller’s Association, which represent book shops, but inevitably we may have missed some shops. Just send the details to and we will get you added.

Sorry! We are battling to get as many on as possible but we know we haven’t got everyone’s festivals yet. In phase two, you will be able to add events to the site yourself. In the meantime, just send the details to

In phase two we are going to show reading groups near you – based on your postcode – and let you search for a reading group in any area. We will be working with Reading Groups for Everyone and you can find them at

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