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BookSniffer is a new app for book lovers. With millions of titles, thousands of author and publisher clients, and next-generation tools for both readers and authors, we believe we’re poised to become a leader in book discovery and book marketing.

Learn about the problems we aim to solve and how YOU can be a part of our growth for as little as $0.36 per share on StartEngine.

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Hundreds of deals. Millions of books. A fun to way to discover your next great read.

BookSniffer sniffs the web every day for deals and discounts on books. We’ve got HUNDREDS on any given day. Click to see what’s on tap today in your favorite genre.

Affordable advertising for authors and publishers

The cost of book marketing has skyrocketed over the past few years. If you’re an author or publisher, we’re not telling you anything you didn’t already know.

BookSniffer believes “highest bidder” ad auctions are terrible for the book business. We provide a more ethical, fair advertising model that evens the playing field. Visit our Authors Portal to see how it works, and to try our fun, free marketing tools.

Are you an author?

We’re always looking for the next great read to share with our audience. Tell us about your books, and you might be the next author in our upcoming Author Spotlight series!

Choosing Newsletter Swaps- A Tale of Simple Guidelines

by: JA Andrews, Guest Author   It’s officially time for Indie Author Task #347: Set up newsletter swaps. Your book launch is on the horizon, and the time has come to get newsletter swaps organized. Easy enough. People are always posting about swaps in the...

BookSniffer Author Spotlight – Tim Ferguson, Young Adult Christian Fantasy

Written expressly for the needs of an audience with less life experience, young adult stories can help teenagers process complex subjects like building mutually life-giving friendships or the experience of losing a loved one or humanity’s responsibility for caring for...

10 Income Streams to Maximize Your Book Sales

by: Meg Cowley, Guest Author 10 Income Streams to Maximize Your Book Sales It's easy to think that a book does what it says on the tin; it's a paperback to entertain our readers. Perhaps ten years ago, you'd be forgiven for thinking that maybe, you could also read in...

Eat the Shark Before the Shark Eats You

by: Eric T Knight, Guest Author Eat the Shark Before the Shark Eats You. Huh? What’s that about sharks, you say? Isn’t this supposed to be about writing? It is. I only wanted to get your attention. So, now that I have it, I’d like to share some thoughts with you about...

How to Write the Dreaded Newsletter – A Tale of Hope

by: JA Andrews, Guest Author     The dark day is here. It’s time to write your dreaded newsletter. You need to tell them about the new publication date for your upcoming book, and you’ve put it off too long already. You open the computer, stare at the blank...

BookSniffer Author Spotlight – David Estes, Fantasy Author

  What makes a prolific fantasy writer? Is it an endless quiver of captivating ideas? An ability to learn the business side of writing that eludes many authors? The willingness to face a battery of endless critiques and second-guessing on the internet? Perhaps it...

3 Ways to Stop Anxiety, Be in Control Despite 2020

by: Tanya J. Peterson, MS, NCC, Guest Author The year 2020 has challenged us in extreme and previously unimaginable ways. We’re facing uncertainty in almost every area of our lives. While there’s potential for growth on personal and societal levels, many of us...

Sweet and… Naughty

by: M.K. Chester “He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights As it’s Naughty November, talking about sweet romance might seem out of place. I beg to differ. My mother was watching a...

Nice Girls Don’t Finish Last in “Naughty November”

by: ID Johnson “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone forever.” ― Jane Austen, Persuasion It’s that time of year when cozying up with a good book by the hearth might just get more...

Falling for fall reading

by: Maggie Handsom “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” ―F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Long, chilly nights are the perfect excuse to stay home, cuddle up, and read. There's no better time to read than in the fall. As if you need...