Highest Rated Publishers

Some publishers are very selective with the books they choose to publish. Those publishers only release books that they have carefully vetted. They make sure the books that they publish get top-notch editing and are free of formatting errors or other problems that could affect readability.

Some other publishers are not as reliable. They may be "publish anything" type of publishers. These publishers may not put much investment or effort in the books they publish. The books they publish may be poorly edited or not well vetted. Readers might be wise to avoid reading books by such publishers.

Some say you can't judge a book by its cover, and that's true; but you can judge a book in part by which company publishes it. The publisher of a book is kind of the like the brand name of a piece of clothing or the make of a car. There are millions of books out there to read, so the reputation of the publisher is definitely something to consider when choosing whether or not to invest your valuable time in reading a book.

For readers, the below list is a great way to discover new books. You can find the trusted publishers who reliably release high-quality books. For writers, this database is a great way to find the best publishers to which to have your agent send your book proposal. For writers, it is generally recommended that you use a high-quality agent with great ratings and references to reach publishers.

Below is a list of publishers compiled via OnlineBookClub.org's massive database of books.

Dell Publishing

Average Overall Rating: 3.9 stars

Books published by Dell Publishing have earned an average rating of 3.9 out of 4 stars based on a total of 23 ratings.

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Macmillan Publishers

Average Overall Rating: 3.8 stars

Books published by Macmillan Publishers have earned an average rating of 3.8 out of 4 stars based on a total of 359 ratings.

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Atheneum Books

Average Overall Rating: 3.8 stars

Books published by Atheneum Books have earned an average rating of 3.8 out of 4 stars based on a total of 76 ratings.

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Hodder and Stoughton

Average Overall Rating: 3.8 stars

Books published by Hodder and Stoughton have earned an average rating of 3.8 out of 4 stars based on a total of 34 ratings.

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City Owl Press

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by City Owl Press have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 50 ratings.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Bloomsbury Publishing have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 5882 ratings.

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Amazon Digital Services LLC

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Amazon Digital Services LLC have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 118 ratings.

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Glass Spider Publishing

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Glass Spider Publishing have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 28 ratings.

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Chosen Books

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Chosen Books have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 42 ratings.

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Mascot Books

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Mascot Books have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 81 ratings.

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Tor Books

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Tor Books have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 408 ratings.

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Ace

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Ace have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 130 ratings.

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Grove Press

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Grove Press have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 22 ratings.

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SDP Publishing

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by SDP Publishing have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 80 ratings.

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Morgan James Publishing

Average Overall Rating: 3.7 stars

Books published by Morgan James Publishing have earned an average rating of 3.7 out of 4 stars based on a total of 590 ratings.

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Roc

Average Overall Rating: 3.6 stars

Books published by Roc have earned an average rating of 3.6 out of 4 stars based on a total of 66 ratings.

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The Random House Publishing Group

Average Overall Rating: 3.6 stars

Books published by The Random House Publishing Group have earned an average rating of 3.6 out of 4 stars based on a total of 160 ratings.

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Gatekeeper Press

Average Overall Rating: 3.6 stars

Books published by Gatekeeper Press have earned an average rating of 3.6 out of 4 stars based on a total of 64 ratings.

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James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co.

Average Overall Rating: 3.6 stars

Books published by James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co. have earned an average rating of 3.6 out of 4 stars based on a total of 47 ratings.

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LIterary Wanderlust

Average Overall Rating: 3.6 stars

Books published by LIterary Wanderlust have earned an average rating of 3.6 out of 4 stars based on a total of 52 ratings.

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