Promotions for Authors

Before you email us:

Create a User Account, and then create an Author Page

When you email us, include:

Promotion you're interested in
First & Last Author Name
Contact Email
Paypal Email
Book Title and link
Book Blurb (max 250 words)
Book Excerpt (max 1,500 words)
Promotion Date preferences (1st and 2nd choice):

Use the "Email Us" link below to email us these details. 

For help, email

Promotions for Authors

Scandalous Reads offers a comprehensive list of promotions:

Are you a publisher, literary agent, or publicist? Talk to us and arrange for special promotions FREE when booking in bulk for your clients! Email for a Publisher's Package.

To book any promotions please email

Authors - Don't have a website?

Why pay for the monthly costs of a website when you can showcase your Author Information including your newsletter sign-up form, all your social media links (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus & Goodreads links) and all your ebooks with distribution channels for Kindle, Kobo, Nook, iBookstore & Audible for FREE. Yes FREE. Your links remain permanent on our site which means you can always showcase them to your FANS.


Scandal Sheets Blog: $10 for a week long feature

Readers want to know more about you as an authors. They want to know what makes you write, the challenges you’ve overcome and where you come up with your stories. That’s why we’ve created the Scandal Sheets which has over 2,000 views.

  • This is the place to talk about what you’re working on next
  • This is the place to do a cover reveal - to help build hype around your upcoming new release and to get reader feedback or to showcase a book trailer
  • We will provide direct links to your book trailer, and social media pages.
  • Be a guest blogger to talk about your works in progress or to share any special news.
  • We will provide a direct link at the top of our newsletter to direct traffic to the blog. Of course we’re going to hype our blog on all of our social media sites and yes, we want you to join and leave comments. We showcase you on our blog for a week.

For $10 we will showcase you on our blog all week!


Naked Author ($15)  - week long promotion 


Saturday Naked Author Spotlight ($10 one-day promotion)

The Naked Author is our homepage and features a single author – you! We highlight one book, including reviews, your bio, contacts, buy info and more! When readers open our site they will see you first and upfront. Your book is also the first thing readers see when they open our newsletter. And we don’t just promote your book once to our social media sites, we do it multiple times during the run.

We showcase your book all week (Sunday-Friday). We also offer a ne-day Naked Author Spotlight on Saturday.

  • Book excerpt  - we shout that out to all of our social media sites too
  • Got a book trailer?  - oh yeah we love to show these all over Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest
  • Won an award? – let us brag about it for you
  • You the author – smile for social media. We like to show the person behind the book.
  • That’s up to 5 social media posts a day.

PLUS – Free with your spotlight comes a chance to talk about anything you like (New project? New release? Research Method? Funny, sexy story?) on our Scandal Sheets blog! We’ll feature up to four of your covers there, and provide a direct link to your post in our newsletter and on social media.

Peep Show ($15) - week long promotion    

Saturdays ($10 one-day promotion)

This is a unique feature on our site. Give your readers a Peep! Let them read the first chapter of your new release, or promoted book. Readers want to read samples, and we scream out your promotion exactly like we do for our Author Spotlight – with up to 5 social media posts each day.

Your book is the only feature on this page, along with your author information, purchase links, and an excerpt from your book.

We showcase your book and excerpt all week - Sunday - Friday. We also offer a one-day Peep Show Spotlight on Saturday.

PLUS – Free with your Peep Show page, you can book a blog post on the ScandalSheets blog for the same time slot at no additional cost! Talk about anything you like and we will promote your post on social media and in our newsletter.


Weekly Fetish ($10 per book - week long promotion)

We showcase up to 5 books in our theme week feature. Each theme week starts on a Sunday, highlights your book cover and a 1,500 word excerpt. We will also post your book information to our Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest feeds. Each Theme week feature is $10 and  runs all week.

Calendar for Themed Week 

  • January 10 – Fantasy Erotic Romance
  • January 17 – M/M Erotic Romance
  • January 24 – Vampire Erotic Romance
  • January 31 – F/F Erotic Romance
  • February 7 – On the Edge Suspense!
  • February 14 - Valentine Romance
  • February 21 – Workplace Romance
  • February 28 – Steamy Short Erotic Romance
  • March 6 - Erotic Romance Box Sets
  • March 13 – Sexy Uniform Romance
  • March 27 – Paranormal Erotic Romance

For more details or to make a SUGGESTION for a theme week don't hesitate to email

Fetish Theme Week Add-On:

Theme Week Ebook Contest ($10 weekly price)

We promote this feature daily!

Entice readers with a chance to win a copy of your ebook. Authors have the choice of adding the book they are featuring in our Theme Week, or choosing a different book. As this is a special Daily Feature, this promotion is not a stand-alone. You must book a theme week spotlight first.


Weekly Fetish Theme Week Cover Contest ($10)

Another possible add-on to the Weekly Fetish Themed Week promotion—add your cover to the weekly "choose the best cover" contest page for a chance to win a FREE blog on our ScandalSheets Blog. 

We promote this feature all week and it's included in our newsletter. For more details, email


Total Theme Week Package: $30 for an entire week of daily promotion! 


Daily Delights ($10)/per book/per 3 days 

Book a Banner Ad at the TOP of our webpages 

Promote your book, promotion, author page or blog with a clickable banner at the TOP of every page on

2 weeks $25 


One Month for $40
  • Banner specs: Images must be exactly 568 x 250 pixels.
  • Files must be less than 128 MB
  • Allowed file types: png gif jpg jpeg

Book a Banner Ad at the BOTTOM of our webpages 

2 weeks $15

Book a Bottom Ad for $30 a month

  • Banner specs: Images must be exactly 700x120 pixels.
  • Files must be less than 128 MB
  • Allowed file types: png gif jpg jpeg

(Books priced $1 or less, books on sale, and FREE books

For three days we're showcasing your book, priced for under $1, or FREE. We'll post your book on our Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest pages and, of course, on the Daily Special page. Daily Special space is limited so book early!


Free Reads (suggested donation $10)

Scandalous Reads offers a special Pay What You Can promotional offer—we suggest a $10 donation, but we’ll post your book to our Daily Delights page for any price you think you can afford.


Build your FAN Base - Create a Contest

For just $40, we'll feature your book for two weeks on a personalized Contest Page! The $40 covers two prizes: one each of a $15 and $10 Amazon gift card—you only have to throw in 2 FREE Copies of your Book, and we'll do the rest! (And if you'd like to add more prizes or up their value, even better!). Alternatively, create a prize package of your own (in addition to the 2 free books)  and arrange for delivery to the winner, and the cost is only $15.   

We'll promote your contest in our  Readers' newsletter and through our social media—Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. We'll also showcase your author information and book of choice.

For $10 extra, we’ll log and provide you with the emails from your contest entrants —a vital tool for beefing up your own author newsletter or mailout.



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