the first book tour company with fixed hosts
Helping authors find their readers
Welcome! Are you an author looking to reach new readers? We're here to help. At Book Tour Gals, we believe Indie authors and traditionally published authors deserve the same quality promotion for their works. This is why we offer our multi-year experience as content creators to help authors reach new readers across multiple platforms with tailored tours befitting their marketing needs. Unlike other tour companies, Book Tour Gals is not an intermediary between the author and the content creators. We establish a direct relationship with our authors and guarantee a professional and friendly experience.Below are some of the gorgeous creations by our hosts. To learn more about the Tour Gals, click the "About Us" button.
Established in early 2021, the Book Tour Gals specializes in creating customized marketing campaigns for authors and book related businesses. As the first ever tour company to operate with set hosts, Book Tour Gals pride ourselves in offering the best custom marketing campaigns for our authors and businesses. Below you’ll find a description of the different tour types we offer, but please reach out to us either on Instagram or email for pricing and if you have any questions about customizing our tours.
feature posts and cover reveals
This package includes: An Instagram photo on the scheduled day of posting featuring your book/product, a story unboxing upon receiving the book/product (if provided), and a story post with link sticker to the book's Amazon or product page on scheduled day of posting. Hosts will not be responsible for reading and reviewing the book with this option.You can choose to have the book synopsis or a tour-wide giveaway in the caption of the post. We will also share any sale or pre-order information in the caption upon request. Author/company will be tagged in all content.
reels and tiktok feature posts and cover reveals
This package includes: An Instagram Reel on the scheduled day of posting featuring your book/product, a story unboxing upon receiving the book/product (if provided), and a story post with link sticker to the book's Amazon or product page on scheduled day of posting. Hosts will not be responsible for reading and reviewing the book with this option.You can choose to have the book synopsis or a tour-wide giveaway in the caption of the reel. We will also share any sale or preorder information in the caption upon request. The reels will be reposted on TikTok. Author/company will be tagged in all content.Please note: For this specific tour, we ask authors to provide a synopsis, a list of tropes, and/or any other qualities in the book they'd like us to highlight. If the author cannot provide us with this information, we recommend considering one of our marketing packages.
complete marketing package
This package includes: An Instagram photo on the scheduled day of posting featuring your book, a story unboxing upon receiving the book (if provided), a currently reading story post, a story post with Amazon purchase link sticker and a story post with Goodreads link sticker on scheduled day of posting.You can choose to have a short honest review or a tour-wide giveaway in the caption. Hosts will also share reviews on Goodreads and Amazon within two weeks from the tour's end. Author will be tagged in all content.Please note: If promoting books in a series which requires reading of multiple books, please contact us for special pricing.
complete reels and tiktok marketing package
This package includes: An Instagram Reel on the scheduled day of posting featuring your book, a story unboxing upon receiving the book (if provided), a currently reading story post, a story post with Amazon purchase link sticker and a story post with Goodreads link sticker on scheduled day of posting.You can choose to have a short honest review or a tour-wide giveaway in the caption. We will also share any sale or preorder information in the caption upon request. The reels will be reposted on TikTok. Hosts will share reviews on Goodreads and Amazon within two weeks from the tour's end. Author will be tagged in all content.Please note: If promoting books in a series which requires reading of multiple books, please contact us for special pricing.
Note about reviews: The rates are for advertising and promoting on our platforms and for organizing a tour on Instagram. Our rates are NOT for reviewing the book and do not guarantee a specific rating. With that in mind, our reviews tend to focus on the positive aspects of the book, but also offer constructive criticism when necessary. If an issue arises when reviewing, we will contact the author to clarify before posting it publicly.
Raven Kennedy, International Bestselling Author of The Plated Prisoner series"The Tour Gals are the top of my list recommendation for book tours. Each and every one of them puts so much heart and effort into hosting. Not only do they have beautiful feeds that enrich the Bookstagram community, but they are the nicest, most supportive people with a serious talent for gorgeous photos. I cannot recommend them enough, and yet, I want to keep them to myself!"
Ivy Asher, International Bestselling Author of Order of Scorpions and The Osseous Chronicles"The Tour Gals are the best in every possible way! The way they support and promote is leagues above other tours because they actually read and are passionate about the books they support. They put so much thought and care into everything they do and it makes a world of difference!"
Ann Denton, Author of the Tangled Crowns and Feral Princess series, and of the poetry collection Ridiculous Truths"The Tour Gals are thoughtful and always seek to find beautiful and engaging ways to present the books they read. It's so easy and wonderful to work with them, and I can definitely say they've helped increase the visibility of my work.”
Cassie Alexander, Author of Bend Her"I was so happy with the time and attention the Book Tour Gals gave to promoting my new series -- all of them created really beautiful pieces of social media for it, and they really helped get the word out -- my pre-orders spiked! ”
Megan Van Dyke, Author of Second Star to the Left"The Book Tour Gals were so great to work with. They were organized, timely, and professional, but also so much fun. A genuine joy to work with. Each of the ladies embraced my book and made beautiful posts that helped me reach a whole new audience. During the tour, my book reached the #1 new release spot in its very competitive category on Amazon, which was so much more than I expected. I would certainly recommend them to other authors.”
Lit Haven Booktique, company specializing in Exclusive Collector's Edition Romance books and book boxes"The Book Tour Gals truly bring spectacular work to the table. You receive influencer size exposure, high quality content, top notch customer service, and passion for the project that’s so hard to find anywhere else. We highly recommend each of the hosts, and couldn’t have had a better experience.”
S.A. Christianson, Author of An Incarnation of Shadow and Light"An overwhelmingly positive experience from start to end. The gals were equal parts kind and professional and I can't imagine having a book launch without their services. I would work with them again in a heartbeat.”
Brian Paglinco, Author of the poetry collection Midnight Light"The Book Tour Gals are an absolute pleasure to work with. They know books, they know how to market books, and they know social media. So there’s no need to worry about it! They are confident, and they are organized. They are also kind, and they are also great at communicating. So don’t worry about that either! Their rates are great and they work very hard to make sure your investment pays off! I highly recommend the Book Tour Gals. I look forward to working with them again in the future.”
Emma V.R. Noyes, Author of The Sunken City"I can proudly recommend the Book Tour Gals to any author looking to publicize their book. The gals are absolutely fabulous to work with - fun and communicative, with top-notch social media content creation. 10/10 recommend!”
Havana Wilder, Author of the Iron Mountain series and the Kingdom Alliances series"All the gals are wonderful to work with. I definitely recommend them to all authors.”
Kitt Lynn, Author of Sana's Escape and the Hund Valley series"The BookTour Gals are the best! Their photos are creative, beautiful, and when I was unable to get the paperbacks to them in time, their photoshop skills where flawless!”
Madison Lawson, Author of The Registration"The Tour Gals were a joy to work with! They were kind and creative. The content posted was absolutely beautiful with stunning photos, thoughtful reels, and informational captions.”
Marion Blackwood, Author of Ruthless Villains"I highly recommend Book Tour Gals! They're professional and kind and put a lot of work into creating an amazing tour. The reels and photos they created were absolutely incredible! I will definitely be back for another tour with them!”
Nikki Robb, Author of Shadows of Verihdia"The Tour Gals made beautiful posts about my debut novel “Shadows of a Verihdia”, I loved having people who love books so much share their love of my story. ”
L.J. Shen, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, and #1 Amazon bestselling author of Thorne Princess"I absolutely recommend working with each and every one of the Tour Gals. It was a pleasure and I cannot wait to do it again soon!”
H.M. Hodgson, Award-winning Author of The Immortal Keepers series and the Three Gifts trilogy"I loved taking The Last Keeper on tour with BookTour Gals! The content created by everyone on the team was high quality, perfect for the theme of my book, engaging and individual. I’ve loved connecting with new readers through the BookTour Gals social media network, and of course it’s wonderful to see people reading my book!”
Angela J. Ford, Author of Married by Wind and the Tower Knights series"Working with Book Tour Gals was a pleasure, they took the time to create something exciting that would capture readers attention and I saw the boost in sales I needed. I will certainly be back to work with them again!”
Jessica S. Taylor, Author of The Syren's Mutiny series"Working with the Gals was amazing! Beautiful pics, noticeable engagement, and definitely worth the price!”
Whitney Dean, Author of The Four Kingdoms series"Book Tour Gals is made up of some incredible ladies who take the time to create content specifically for your book. I’ve worked with them twice so far with another tour scheduled for my second release. In my most recent tour, their reels catapulted my book onto the Amazon best seller list! Out of multiple tours, Book Tour Gals will be the only one I use for the rest of my series. I highly recommend them!"
Melissa Cassera, Author of Control"The Book Tour Gals are INCREDIBLE! Hands down best tour experience. The visuals they create are so eye catching, the posts are fun, there’s a ton of engagement, and they really work hard to rally behind your book. I loved all the care and attention they put in and can’t wait to work with them again!"
Clare Archer, Author of The Divine Oblivion"I greatly enjoyed working with BookTourGals. They were very professional and their posts were creative and beautiful. I was blown away by the amount of preorders I received by the end of the tour and it’s still rising!”
Danielle Harrington, Award-Winning Author of The Hollis Timewire series"The Book Tour Gals were so kind and supportive! They took gorgeous pictures of my books, provided insightful reviews for the Instagram Tour posts, and communicated quickly. The best part of the Book Tour was how special they made me feel! It was incredible seeing my book promoted alongside some of the big names on Bookstagram. It gave my platform and book series wider visibility and new fans who are dying to find out what happens next. I highly recommend these ladies. They were such a treat to work with!”
Ivy Asher, International Bestselling Author of The Osseous Chronicles series"It doesn’t get better than the Tour Gals when it comes to book tours. Their passion and talent truly sets them apart. You can feel the love they have for books and authors in every post, reel, story, and interaction. I was completely blown away by the experience I had, but that’s just what the Tour Gals do. I wholeheartedly recommend them, and I look forward to working with them in the future.”
Kira Stanley, Author of Reluctant Queen"These gals are so creative and professional. They promise on what they deliver and are so kind and understanding about any questions you might have. They are responsive and quick (which is SOO helpful!) I would use them again in a heartbeat!”
Sara M. Schaller, Author of the the Empyrean trilogy"The Book Tour Gals are fantastic! I’ve gotten so many new readers and followers because of them. They made my book shine!”
S.G. Blaise, Award-winning author of The Last Lumenian series"It’s always a pleasure to work with the Book Tour Gals! They deliver!”
Stephanie Storm, Author of The Confidential Heir"Loved this experience so much, that I'm already planning my next! In a world where it almost feels impossible to stand out amongst the 100s of 1000s of books that get published per day, the Book Tour Gals helped me stand out a bit, and sometimes it can be so scary because no indie author really knows what they're doing, and they're so friendly, helpful and approachable and help make this part of the journey a bit easier for us. Thank you!”
Sarah K.L. Wilson, Author of the Bluebeard's Secret series"Very professional.”
Sarah A. Parker, International Bestselling Author of To Bleed A Crystal Bloom"The Book Tour Gals are everything and so much more. Each and every one of them are artists in their own right, and the amount of effort they put into my book tour was astonishing—from the stunning pictures to the engaging posts and reels, all pulled together by their dedication and outstanding communication. I felt like a queen for the entire 8 days of my tour, because they treated me and my book with THAT much care and consideration. Mushy stuff aside, my sales skyrocketed over the course of the tour, and I feel a lot of that is thanks to these amazing gals. I cannot recommend them enough.”
Kate King, USA Today and International Best-Selling Author of Wilde Fae: Lords of the Hunt"I absolutely loved working with the tour gals and found it to be absolutely worth it for entering the Romantasy space. I’ve done more standard Instagram PR tours before that had more participants, but far less return on investment. Every post made a huge difference to my Amazon ranking, and introduced me to readers I never would have reached otherwise. 10/10.”
L.A. Gardner, co-owner of Papier and Pages Author Services and former PA and PR rep for USA Today and NYT Best Selling Authors"I have had the pleasure of partnering with the Tour Gals for a number of client releases. What strikes me the most is their professionalism, creativity, and genuine love of reading. They go above and beyond to create gorgeous reels, stories, and posts for their tours while keeping in tune with their audience expectations. I have seen firsthand the success of their tours with book launch after book launch and would highly recommend them to anyone needing book promotion.”
S.J. Tilly, Author of the Sleet series"Working with the Book Tour Gals was an absolute pleasure! Each and every one of them was super responsive and interactive with the Book Community, both before and after my tour, and made me feel like a part of their squad. I’m happy to have worked with them and even happier to call them my friends.”
Kate Golden, Author of A Dawn of Onyx"The gals were so easy to work with, thoughtful, creative and I saw a huge boost in sales and interactions when they posted. I will be doing all of my book launches and cover reveals with them!”
Veronica Douglas, Author of the Magic Side: Wolf Bound* series"The Book Tour Gals made our last launch come alive. From showstopping photos to in-depth reviews to hilarious reels, it was a blast seeing each of their super creative posts. They helped us reach a much wider audience and made us feel like superstars. Thanks gals for our best release ever! ”
Alonna Williams, Author of the Pirates of the Withering Coast series"Love working with the Tour Gals! The pictures are always so beautiful and elegant and the communication is clear and everything runs smoothly!”
Alyssa Green, Author of Of Flesh and Steel"BookTourGals were so easy to work with. Communication was seamless and professional. I highly recommend them to any author looking to promote their book.”
T.R. Slauf, Author of the Legends of Lightning series"The Book Tour Gals were a pleasure to work with. Pre-tour they were extremely kind and patient with the numerous questions I had about the different services they offered. Each of them have their own unique way of creating lovely content, yet all of their styles blended together to make for a wonderful tour experience. I look forward to working with them again!”
Jessaca Willis, Author of A Delicate Betrayal"You can’t go wrong working with the Book Tour Gals! They’re friendly, professional, and super excited about hyping indie books! Highly recommend!”
Israh Azizi, Author of Heroes of the Empire: The Cavalier"I had a wonderful experience working with Tour Gals! I definitely recommend their services.”
C.H. Lyn, Author of Hope and Lies"I loved sending out my debut novel for a review tour with book tour gals. They were professional, kind, and helpful at every step. I'm thrilled that they enjoyed the story and I will absolutely be using their services again with the next installment of the series.”
E.V. Sauvage, Author of the A Sound of Battle series"Working with the Book Tour Gals was perfect. They make you feel at home with them while they prepare for the upcoming tour. You get to see in advance what is going to be posted and they always make sure it’s all good for you. I will 100% work with them again.”
We've hosted tours for most literary genres and for all age groups, including partnerships with award-winning and bestselling authors. Click on the book covers to find out more about their works.
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get to know the book tour gals
Established in 2021, our company is run by eight women united by a love of reading and photography. Our story is about a group of friends that decided to discover new books together and share the love of indie books with their communities. Click on the photos below to find out more about our hosts.
Thais is an energy engineer with a not so secret passion for books! She is Latina but lives in Belgium- Europe. Her love for reading started during her childhood years in Canada, home of the maple. Which is also when she developed her fluency in English. With both her parents also avid readers and book collectors she was always motivated to read.Now she's slowly trying to influence her fiancée to become a reader like her. Thais started her bookstagram @tata.lifepages on June 6th, 2018 and it has become a passion of hers. Her mom and her fiancée are her biggest supporters and help her to manage her account! Her mom is her social media coordinator while her fiancée is her content supporter and photography assistant.
Vanessa or Ve as her friends and family call her, is a career mom and a student. She is a native New Yorker living in Fort Collins, CO. She has a Bachelors in Education from BAC. She is a huge advocate for Human Rights, her motto in life is to always be kind. Some of her passions are reading, photography, and home decor. She loves sharing her cozy mountain lifestyle with followers and friends.Ve's had her bookstagram account for 4 years (time flies!). She loves all things that are hygge and neutral colors. Her love for reading started in early elementary school thanks to C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia and Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree. She gravitates towards Fantasy and Romance, her favorite series is Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas. She also loves to dive into Sci-Fi, Dystopian, and Paranormal. Although it's not her regular go-to she enjoys reading a good thriller from time to time and is always open to read other genres.
Chiara currently lives in Italy, but the years of her childhood spent in Bellevue, Washington shaped her as a reader and nurtured her love for the English language. She likes to say that Bilbo Baggins and Daenerys Targaryen gave her life direction. Reading The Hobbit in Elementary school taught her to love magic and adventure, but with Game of Thrones (both the TV show and the book series) she developed a taste for political intrigue, vast world-building and complex characters. She now co-writes with her sister, Maria, under the pen name C.M. Karys, and their first novel, Ilahara: The Last Myrassar, was published on November 1, 2021! When Chiara isn’t reading, you’ll find her writing and creating her next fictional version of Henry Cavill.Chiara’s favorite authors are an all-female bookish trinity: Sarah J. Maas, Cassandra Clare and Tessa Bailey, but there are many books she adores, like the Captive Prince trilogy by C.S. Pacat, which she’s pushed on countless readers in her years in the book community. While Fantasy is her most read genre (especially YA and Adult), she's also an avid reader of Paranormal and Contemporary Romance, and she’s open to new experiences with genres outside of her comfort zone.
Maria currently lives in Italy, but she spent a big part of her childhood in Bellevue, Washington. Those years shaped her love for reading and writing, and to this day, she still reads and writes in English. Aside from Bookstagram, her other great passion is writing. Like most things in life, it’s something she shares with her sister, Chiara, with whom she co-writes everything with the pen name C.M. Karys. Their first novel, Ilahara: The Last Myrassar, was published on November 1, 2021!Maria’s favorite author is Sarah J. Maas, Cassandra Clare, Tessa Bailey, Emily Henry and Ali Hazelwood, but there are so many more! She reads anything ranging from YA to Adult, mostly Fantasy, Paranormal, and Contemporary Romance, but she also enjoys Sci-fi and Dystopian. Smut or no smut, romance is one of her favorite elements in a book, though she can just as well enjoy one that favors other aspects like mystery and political intrigue!
Jourdan loves sharing her cozy, bookish lifestyle on her account. She shoots all of her photos in her home, with most photos staged in her bedroom. She also enjoys sharing her love of coffee, her homeschooling preschool endeavors with her toddler twins, and her beautiful hometown. She has built a level of trust with her followers, they frequently share that they’ve purchased books or tried a new coffee brand because of content she has shared. Her goal is to share life with her followers, inspire them to try new things, or to create their own space of cozy comfort to retreat to after a long, hard day.
Candice is stay at home mom, book hoarder, one day finish BA English major, and has dreams of being a writer. She lives in between all of the book worlds and Michigan, US.Candice has been a reader all of her life but vividly remembers early teenage years Tamora Pierce sucking her completely into the pages of books. Her favorite genres are Paranormal romance and pretty much all smut. Romance is a must have for her to really enjoy a book. That all consuming, swoon and die for each other while ripping your heart out story. Her favorite authors are Raven Kennedy and Heather Lyons and she tends to read mostly indie books. She enjoys recommending all the books for people to read and is very passionate about her bookstagram.She started her bookstagram in May 2017 and has found herself in her whimsy, blue and busy style of photos.
Shelby is a seventh year AP English teacher from Florida. An intensely passionate educator, Shelby was named the District Teacher of the Year, making her among the 2023 cohort of Florida teachers of the year. In 2016, she earned a degree in English Literature (concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies) from FSU, where she met her fellow educator husband. They have a son together named Saxon and currently live just north of Jacksonville. Shelby grew up a musical theatre kid and a competitive cheerleader, and of course, an avid reader! She has been obsessed with storytelling and bookish fandoms since childhood, and now feels so lucky to get to talk about books with young readers for a living! Her favorite series include Outlander, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, and anything by Raven Kennedy, Bardugo, JLA, and SJM. Since 2018, book-blogging has become the perfect creative outlet to merge Shelby’s many passions, which also include cosplaying, photography, and interior design. Bookstagram has become her home where she gets to work with authors and fellow readers to help promote new books and allow others to discover indie books! Recently, Shelby has begun working as a freelance editor with indie authors, specializing in romance and fantasy genres.
Tati is a book lover, writer and enthusiast! She is a middle school teacher by day, and a smut, romance reader by night! Although those are her favorite genres, she does read a variety of books and tend to love reading outside of her comfort zone. She always describes her feed as pastel and whimsy! When she's not bookstagramming, teaching, or reading, she enjoys being around family and friends.
At Book Tour Gals we strive to provide professional service and creativity. We are a group of bookstagrammers located across the globe with availability during different time zones for coordinations and inquiries. Our goal is to fall in love with indie books and share that with our community!We appreciate your visit today. If you are interested in learning more about our tours and/or availability for booking please contact us via email at: email@example.com. We'd be happy to answer any questions you may have. Have a great day!