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About Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems was started in 2015 and offers an ever-expanding list of services to over 3000 authors to help them reach more readers and sell more books. Beginning with a simple romance newsletter (which is still going strong), it soon expanded by offering ARC services and expanding to cover more than 15 different genres. Hidden Gems now has thousands of readers across those genres that log over 50,000 honest and voluntary reviews on Amazon per year, but are always looking for more.


Welcome to Hidden Gems Books!

Craig Tuch has always been a writer at heart, but only started thinking about it as a career once he got into his late 30s. After spending years within the writing community and leaving a well paying desk job to work full time on his craft, he started to identify some of the difficulties that self-published and independent authors had in promoting, marketing and improving their books. He started Hidden Gems as a way to help that community, and provide services to authors that let them spend more time writing books and less time worrying about all of the other stuff.

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Author Testimonials

  • Hidden Gems ARC service is the best promotion you can get short of a Bookbub. They’re expensive but they’re worth it. A must-have for any serious novel launch.
    – NYT and USA Today Bestseller Krista Lakes
  • Hidden Gems is, in fact, no longer a hidden gem as far as I am concerned. The thoughtful response to my initial inquiry re my admittedly quirky little book was enough to convince me that everything I had heard about the value this site provides to authors was true. And the reviews were terrific — a wide variety of well-expressed opinions and even a most helpful suggestion about how to fix a problem that had escaped my notice! HG will now be an integral part of promoting my future titles. Thank you!
  • Thanks so much for this great service. I’m thrilled with all the reviews that came in – 89 of 100 in less than two weeks! And good ones, too – meaning that many of the reviewers took time to consider what made my book stand out, even when they were critical. I’m very impressed with this service and definitely plan to use it again in the future.
    – Rebecca Hunter, ONE MORE NIGHT


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