If the book meets both the professionalism criteria and is considered “compelling” by a reviewer, it is given the IndieProse seal of approval. The author then pays an additional $100 fee to be listed on the Indieprose site and to have a review of his/her book posted on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and GoodReads.
Just what we need! A ratings agency like Moody’s for direct-published books. And we all saw how well Moody’s has worked out for the entire worldwide economy, right? Right?