« Il faut cultiver notre jardin. » – Voltaire
As the French philosophe would have it, we all have our gardens to tend, authors included. So welcome to the literary set's favorite charity! That's right, Reader's Circle is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and we'll certainly get your book before our groups, but stop and consider your readers for a second, please! They need you; our organization needs you.
Reader's Circle does the hard labor of connecting readers to local groups in the real world. Consider what an impossible challenge that is. These are not strangers chatting online in some forum they clicked on. These are people getting together in cafés and homes to discuss what they've been reading lately. Imagine! It's like a greenhouse for the rarest flower of human sociability!
If you're skipping to this section – for the cheaters out there – the previous two paragraphs are where all the action is, so scroll back up. For the rest considering their charitable donations, yes, there is a one-time $70 fee. Author listings are featured on the homepage for one month and run on the site for an entire year. As far as traffic, we have:
- 15,000 unique visitors per month
- a strong presence in both the US and the UK
- over 1,000 groups recruiting members
If you'd like to get involved, please know that your book cover and description are pulled directly from Amazon, so you needn't upload or send anything. Authors always want to send the largest conceivable file of their book cover, and if you still want to, you may. Otherwise, it's enough to make your payment here through PayPal.
Once your payment is received – by a human being, this is not automatic – we'll send an email confirming the date of your listing and request the title and email address you'd like to use for the listing. There's generally a small queue, but rarely more than a week. If you'd like to coordinate your listing with a particular launch date, that can certainly be accommodated.
Thank you for your interest in Reader's Circle! We're honored to have your support for the important work we do connecting readers. Should you have any questions, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.