50/50 Press

12 and 24 titles each year. 

Imprint: September Sky Press – Adult books

Melody Press – Children’s, Young Adult

Genre: Romance, General, Young Adult, Children’s

Amador Publishers

Format: eBook

Genre: Southwest, Romance, Fiction, Biography

Amber Quill Press 

Formats: eBooks, Paperback

Genre: Romance, Erotica


Amphorae Publishing Group

Imprints: Blank Slate Press – Historical, Crime, Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller, Literary

Walrus Publishing – SciFi, Romance, Regional, Humor

Treehouse Publishing Group – Picture Books, Middle Grade, and Young Adult, Non-fiction

Acquired Goldminds Publishing

Genre: Literary, Romance, Historical, Sci Fi, LGBTQ, Mystery, Thriller

Ankara Press

Genre: Romance, African-American Women


Arrow Publications, LLC

Genre: Romance, Heat Levels


Atlantic Bridge Publishing 

Imprint: Liquid Silver

Formats: Electronic, Paperback

Genre: Romance, Heat Levels


Beacon Publishing Group

Award-winning, independent publisher

Format: eBooks, Audio

Genre: Non-fiction, Young Adult, History, Romance, Mystery, Horror, Comedy, Children’s, Health & Wellness

Belgrave House

Out of print books

Formats: eBooks

Genre: Women’s Fiction, Mystery, Contemporary, Historical, Regency, Young Adult, Paranormal, Romance



Imprint:  Bell Bridge Books, ImaJinn Books

70 – 80 titles per year

Format: eBook, Print

Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Fantasy, Sci Fi, Young Adult, Romance, Southern, General Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Non-fiction, Literary


Black Letter Media

Afrikan writers.

Format: eBook, Paperback

Genre: Afrikan stories

Black Lyon Publishing, LLC 

Format: Electronic

Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Paranormal, Historical,. Inspirational, Adventure, Literary, Novellas 


Black Rose Writing

Genre: Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s, Mystery, Romance

Black Velvet Seduction 

Genre: Erotica, Sweet, Romance, Suspense, Supernatural, Thrillers, Contemporary, Action


A leading independent publisher

Imprints: Bloomsbury Academic and Professional, Bloomsbury Spark, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children’s Publishing.

Genre: Adult Fiction, Non-fiction, Children’s, Young Adult, Military, Natural History, Nautical, Sport, Academic


Blue Crow Books

Small, traditional, independent press

Formats: Print, eBook

Imprint: Blue Crow Books – adult Fiction

Goldenjay Books – Young Adult

Snowraven Books – Adult Non-fiction

Blue Swan Publishing

Imprint: Ten West

Genre: Young Adult, Sweet, Romance, Inspirational, Christian

Blushing Books

Formats: eBooks, Print

Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Historical, Sci Fi, Fantasy, LGBT, Christian




Genre: Romance, Sci Fi, Fantasy

Bold Strokes Books

Genre: LGBTQ, Romance, Mystery, Intrigue, Crime, Erotica, Speculative, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Horror, General Fiction, Young Adult

Formats: Print, Digital, Audio

Bullitt Publishing

Format: Print-on-demand

Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Heat Levels


By Light Unseen Media

Independent small press

Genre: Vampire, Folklore, Romance

Canterbury House Publishing

Format: eBooks

Genre: Wholesome, Memoir, Inspirational, Romance, Northern, Suspense, Mystery, Southern

Carnation Books

Independent publisher

Format: eBooks

Genre: LGBTQ, Romance, Fantasy, Fandom

Champagne Books 

Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Erotic, Suspense, Fantasy and Historical, 

25,000 to 80,000 words


Changeling Press

Formats: eBooks, Paperback 

Genre: Romance, Dark Fantasy, Action Adventure, Contemporary, Paranormal, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Fetish, LGBTQ, Futuristic, Heat Levels



Imprint: Ruby Fiction

Formats: eBooks, Print

Genre: Fantasy, Contemporary, Thriller, Fantasy, Historical, Chick-lit, Mystery

City Lights Press

Genre: Romance, Erotica, New Adult, Young Adult, Contemporary, Historical, Women’s Fiction

Share fun, sexy, laugh-out-loud, gorgeous stories.


Clean Reads

Formerly, Astraea Press


Genre: Romance, Young Adult, New Adult, Middle Grade, Children’s, Drama


Cobblestone Press, LLC 

Format: eBooks, Print

Genre: Sensual, Erotica, Romance 

10,000 to 100,000 words


Curiosity Quills Press

Genre: General Fiction, Romance, Young Adult, Post-apocalyptic, New Adult, Sci Fi, Thriller,

Decadent Publishing

Genre: Romance, Short Stories, Heat Level



DiskUs Publishing 

Genre: Adventure, Children’s, Romance


Diversion Books

New Writers

Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Paperback, Audiobook

Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Historical 


Divertir Publishing

Independent publisher

Format: Print on Demand, eBooks

Genre: Young Adult. Mystery, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Short Stories, Poetry


Divine Destinies

Imprint: eXtasy 

Format: Digital, Audiobook

Genre: Heat Level, Romance, Steamy, Sweet


Dreamspinner Press

Dreamspinner Press – Gay Romance

Harmony Ink Press – LGBTQ+ Teen and New Adult

DSP Publications – Genre Fiction.

Genre: Romance, Mystery, Young Adult, LGBTQ, Contemporary


Echelon Press 

Small press

Formats: eBooks, Print on Demand

Genre: Romance 


Ellora’s Cave 

Format: eBooks 

Genre: Romance, Erotica, Time-travel, Paranormal, Contemporary 


Elm Books

Independent publisher 

Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci Fi, Fantasy, History, Anthropology, Gen-E Children’s

Erotic Pleasures Publishing

Imprint: Wolfpack Publishing

Format: ePublishing

Genre: Erotica, Romance, Paranormal

Steamy stories about passion, power and relationships.

EverAfter Romance

Indie and hybrid authors.

New York Times and USA Today bestsellers, including Vi Keeland, Penelope Ward, CD Reiss, J. Kenner, Jen McLaughlin, Alessandra Torre, Sophie Jordan, Tessa Bailey, Valerie Twombly, Becca Jameson, Kennedy Layne, Kris Calvert, Eliza Gayle, and Sorcha Grace.

Format: eBook

Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Historical, Paranormal, New Adult

Evernight Publishing

Format: ePublishing

Genre: Romance, Sensual, Light, Heat Levels, Contemporary, Dark, Anthologies



Imprint: Devine Destinies – sub genres

Formats: eBooks, Audiobooks

Genre: Erotica

Filles Vertes Publishing

Formats: Print, Electronic

Genre: Middle Grade, Young Adult, Romance, Mystery, Historical, Fantasy


Forever Yours

12,000 to 100,000 words

Imprint: Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group, Forever

Formats: eBooks, Print on Demand

Genre: Romance, Cowboy, Contemporary, Suspense, Historical, Diverse, Paranormal

No Young Adult, Fantasy, Mystery, General Fiction, Non-fiction


Genius Book Publishing

Genre: Speculative Fiction, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Post-apocalyptic, Superhero, Mystery, Thriller, Romance, True Crime

Grand Central Publishing

Imprints: Formerly Warner Books, then Time Warner Book Group. Now, Hachette Livre, Hachette Book Group USA

Nicholas Sparks, James Patterson, Sandra Brown and David Baldacci are New York Times bestselling authors

Genre: Commercial, Romance, Adventure, Women’s Fiction

Grey Gecko Press

New authors.

Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, Audiobook

Genre: Romance, Sci Fi, Fantasy, Fiction

Highland Press

Genre: Romance, Historical, Anthologies, Contemporary, Mystery, Christian, Young Adult, Fantasies, Non-fiction, Children’s


House of Erotica

Genre: Spicy

ImaJinn Books

Imprint: Belle Books

Genre: Romance, Sweet, Spicy, Historical, Modern, Fantasy, Contemporary, Paranormal, Young Adult, Erotica

50,000-90,000 words


Inkspell Publishing

Genre: Romance

Specifics: unlikely heroes


Joffe Books

Formats: eBook

Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense

John Hunt Publishing

Imprint: 24 imprints

Genre: Fiction, Non-fiction, Romance, Christian, Politics, History, Paganism. Non-fiction, Health 

Specifics: Mid-list books that cross boundaries

Kensington Publishing

America’s independent publisher

500 books annually

Imprints: Citadel Press, Dafina Books, Zebra Books, Pinnacle Books, Brava, Aphrodisia, K-Teen 

Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBooks

Genre: Women’s Fiction, African-American, Multicultural Young Adult, Non-fiction, True Crime, Western, Mystery, Romance

Library Tales Publishing

Independent publisher

Genre: Self Help, Memoirs, Fiction

Lore Lush Publishing

Formats: eBooks, Print

Genre: Paranormal, Romance, Urban Fantasy, Cross-Genre, Anthology

Specifics: Diverse heroines, Alpha heroes, Exceptional characterization

Love Knot Books

Formats: eBook, Print

Genre: Romance, Novellas

Specifics: Outstanding plots, Narrative and descriptive language. No erotica.

LoveLove Publishing

Small publisher

Genre: Suspense, Dramas, Comedies, Epic, Romance, Thrillers

Lyrical Press 

Imprint: Kensington 

Genre: Romance, Erotica


Martin Sisters Publishing

Independent publisher 

Genre: Fiction

MB Publishing, LLC

Genre: Children’s, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Nonfiction


Melange Books

Formats: eBook, Print on Demand

Genre: Romance, Sweet, Sensual, Erotica, Western, Sci Fi, Horror, Contemporary, Chic-lit, Men’s, Women’s Fiction, Action-adventure, Speculative, Drama, LGBT, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Young Adult, Mainstream, Non-fiction.

MLR Press 

Genre: GT Romance, Erotica.


Mocha Memoirs

Genres: Sci Fi, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Steampunk, Cyberpunk, Diesel
Punk, Alternate History, Westerns, and Mash-ups.


Moonshine Cove Publishing

Formats: eBook, Print

Genre: Adventure, Action, Historical, Mystery, Suspense, Sci-Fi, Thriller, True Crime, Legal


New Concepts Publications

Formats: eBooks, Print

Genre: Romantic, Sci-fi, Futuristic, Historical, Contemporary, Paranormal, Short Stories


NineStar Press

Formats: ePublisher

Genre: Romance, Erotica, LGBTQA+

Oak Tree Press

Independent publisher of 300 books

Genre: Fiction and Non-fiction, Mysteries, Crime, Suspense, Police procedurals, and Public Safety. Occasionally publish Romances, Westerns, Children’s, Young Adult

Overlook Press

Imprints: Abrams, Black & Ruth, Cameron, Booth-Clibborn, Cameron Kids, Getty, Alain Ducasse. Lucky Spool, Ludion, Tate, Veendome, Museum of Modern Art. V&A, Obvious State

100 books per year

Formats: Hardcover, Paperback

Genre: Romance, History, Biography, Drama, Design, Visual Media

PageSpring Publishing

Independent publisher 

Imprints: Cup of Tea, Pagespring, Lucy Marble

Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, General

Pelican Book Press

Imprints: Harbourlight Books, White Rose, Pure Amore, Watershed, Prism

Formats: eBooks

Genre: Romance, Holiday, Christian

Polis Books

Independent publisher

Imprint: Agora

Formats: Print, eBook

Genre: Fiction, Romance, Horror, Fantasy, Mystery

Boroughs Publishing Group

Formats: eBooks

Genre: Romance, Historical. New Adult. Fantasy, Erotica. Dystopian, Paranormal,. Suspense, Thriller. Urban Fantasy, Young Adult, LGBTQ, Novellas, Short Stories

Ravenswood Publishing

Independent publisher 

Genre: Fiction and Non-fiction

Red Sage

Novella length stories by Bonnie Hamre, Alice Gains, Jeanie LeGendre and Ivy Landon

Formats: eBook

Genre: Erotica

Specifics: Plot Development


Regal Crest Enterprises

Genre: LGBTQ, Romance, Short Stories, Anthologies, Non-fiction

REUTS Publications

Genre: Young Adult, New Adult, Romance


Riptide Publishing 

Genre: LGBTQ, Romance, Erotica


RockHill Publishing

Indie publisher

Genre: Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, and Sci Fi

Rogue Phoenix Press

Formats: eBook and Print

Genre: Romance, Fiction

Samhain Publishing

Formats: eBooks, Paperback

Genre: Fiction, Romance, Horror, Fantasy


Sartoris Literary

Traditional publisher 

Genre: Southern, Fiction, Non-fiction

Science Thrillers Media

Genre: Fiction and Non-fiction, Science, Medical

Severn House 

Genre: Library copies and large-print editions, Romance, Out of Print 


Shalako Press

Small independent publisher

Genre: American Western, Historic, Contemporary

Siren Publishing

Formats: eBooks, Print

Genre: Romance, Erotica

Specifics: Happily Ever After. Romance is 70% of the plot. No characters under 20 years old 


Soul Mate Publishing

Formats: Electronic, Paperback

Genre: Romance 


Sourcebooks, Inc 

Imprint: Casablanca – 85,000 to 100,000 words

Genre: Young Adult, Children’s, Commercial, Literary, Romance, Non-fiction


Southern Yellow Pine Publishing

Southern Authors

Imprint: SYPm Kids

Genre: Fiction and Non-fiction


Spencer Hill Press

Independent publisher

Genre: Young Adult and Adult Contemporary, Romance

Specifics: No Urban Fantasy or Paranormal. Prefer series.



Imprint: SynErotica

Formats: Electronic publishing, CD-ROMs, Audio, Paperbacks

Genre: Christian, Romance, Mystery, Fantasy, Paranormal, Western, Native American, Non-fiction

Thorndike Press 

Imprints: Gale

Formats: Print and hardback editions, Libraries

Genre: Fiction, Non-fiction, Christian


Tirgearr Publishing

Imprint: City Nights/Knights

Formats: eBooks

Genre: Thriller, Sci-fi, Mystery, Fantasy, HEA, HFN


Tiwaz Press

Small publisher 

Genre: Fiction and Non-fiction, Short Stories


Torquere Press 

Formats: eBooks

Genre: Anthology, Paranormal, Contemporary, Western, Suspense, Happily Ever After, not Happy for Now, LBGT


Totally Bound Publishing

Imprint: Pride Publishing, Totally Entwined Group

Genre: Romance, Erotica, Sweet 

Touchpoint Press

Imprints: Touchpoint Faith, Touchpoint Romance, Red Writing Hood Ink

Formats: Digital, Print, Fiction and Non-fiction

Genres: Romance, Fiction, Non-fiction, Christian



Formats: eBook, Print

Genre: Horror, Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western, Zombie, LGBT

Tule Publishing

Imprint: Muse, Southern Born, Montana Born, Texas Born, Eros, Holiday, American Heart

Genre: Southern Women’s Fiction, Romance, Commercial, Cozy, Mystery


Twilight Times

Formats: eBooks, Print

Genre: Mystery, Romance, Sci Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance

Uncial Press

Genre: Romance, Regency 


UrbanEdge Publishing

Small, traditional publisher

Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Self Help


V-inspire Publishing

Formats: Paperback, eBooks, Audio

Genre: Young Adult, Middle Grade, Historical, Family, Southern Fiction, Mystery, Fantasy, Literary, Inspirational


Whiskey Creek Publishing

Imprint: Torrid Books

Formats: eBooks, Print on Demand

Genre: Romance, Non-fiction, Young Adult

White Bird Publications

Independent publisher

Genre: Children’s, Young Adult, Romance

WiDo Publishing

Family-owned, 12 – 15 per year

Genre: Literary, Romance, Middle Grade, Fantasy 

The Wild Rose Press

Formats: Electronic, Print

Genre: Sweet, Erotica, Romance, Mainstream, Women’s Fiction


WildBlue Press

Indie publisher

Genre: Romance, Thrillers, Mystery, History, Sci Fi, Fantasy, True Crime

Wild Child Publishing

Small independent press.

Imprint: Freya’s Bower

Genre: Romance, Erotica, Poetry, Non-fiction

Windtree Press

200 indie authors.

Genre: Children’s, Romance, Non-fiction, Fantasy, Mystery

Wordwooze Publishing

Formats: eBooks, Audio

Genre: Mainstream Fiction, General, Romance, Anthologies, Non-fiction

Zumaya Publications

Imprint: eXtasy Books

Formats: Paperback, eBooks

Genre: Romance