Did you know that "The Kirkus Discoveries program gives independently published authors a chance to obtain an unbiased, professional review of their work, written in the same format as a traditional Kirkus review?" (as quoted from their website).
During the #YALITCHAT on twitter last night, the topic of discussion was MOJO for your book: marketing, promotion, sales, etc. And then I found an email in my inbox this morning from Kirkus Discoveries and thought it fit in nicely with last night's topic.
Here's another quote from their website: "Book reviews are an essential and valuable tool for promoting books to literary agents, traditional publishing houses, booksellers and, most importantly, potential readers."