Temp Freelance Reader Job with Book of the Month

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Temp Freelance Reader Job with Book of the Month

Book of the Month is seeking a temp freelance reader in the U.S. to read and evaluate books and assist in the process of choosing books for its members.

This freelance position is perfect for someone who is an avid reader and is able to read as many as three books per week.

From the company:

“Book of the Month is seeking a Freelance Reader to help the Editorial Team find the best new books for our members each month. We’re looking for people who can commit to reading 2–3 books a week, which can take approximately 15 hours. This person will read manuscripts chosen by our Editorial Team and provide helpful feedback and reviews on books being considered for selection. This is a great freelance opportunity for someone who is a fast reader with strong taste in commercial and upmarket adult fiction.”

Requirements (from work-at-home job listing):

About you:

  • An avid reader. You are well-versed in adult fiction, authors, and successful commercial literature and have a well-developed book taste.

  • A strong communicator. You assert your opinions strongly and clearly.

  • A fast reader who reads at least three books every week.

  • Up-to-date with the current publishing market. You have a deep knowledge of the adult fiction landscape and know what makes a book succeed.

  • Familiar with the Book of the Month brand and our previous selections.

Minimum requirements:

  • Must be able to read 2–3 books every week

  • Demonstrated experience with professional reading or manuscript evaluation (i.e literary scouting, book publishing, library science, book selling, editorial, etc.)

  • Must be available for a weekly call during regular business hours

  • Deep knowledge of and familiarity with commercially successful adult fiction published in the last few years


  • Read 2–3 manuscripts a week and evaluate their potential for the Book of the Month audience

  • Submit written reviews and recommendations for each manuscript read

  • Provide analysis and feedback in a weekly call with Editorial Team members

  • Incorporate feedback from Editorial Team in order to better tailor reviews for Book of the Month audience

If interested in learning more about this freelance opportunity, please see the original work at home employment listing. Good luck!

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