Book Passage Marketplace Ads

Purchase an Ad in Our News & Reviews Print Newsletter

The Book Passage News & Reviews is published bi-monthly (view publication schedule). There are approximately 40,000 avid readers and travelers who receive the News & Reviews by mail. There are an additional 5,000 – 10,000 copies of the News & Reviews that are circulated at our two bookstores and at community events.

We encourage paid advertisements in the News & Reviews for goods and services that are of interest to Book Passage customers, including writing and book-related services, travel-related opportunities, and foreign and domestic vacation rentals. If you are interested in placing an ad, we ask that you send your request by email addressed to The deadline for reserving an ad is one month before the date of the next News & Reviews.

The advertising rates are as follows:

** A basic ad of 2.375” x 3” is approximately one-third of a column on a three-column page. The word count is approximately 75 words. The cost of this ad is $300. Two-thirds of a column is $600, and a full column is $900.

We will compose the ad layout for you. If you wish to place an ad that involves photos, graphics, or pre-prepared text, or if you would like to submit your own design, please contact us to discuss cost and specs. To submit your request for an ad, or if you have any questions, email

Print Publication schedule:
News & Reviews Issue Publication
Ad Confirmation Deadline Submission Deadline
• Jan-Feb issue January 1 December 1 December 5
• Mar-April issue March 1 February 1 February 5
• May-June issue May 1 April 1 April 5
• July-Aug issue July 1 June 1 June 5
• Sept-Oct issue September 1 August 1 August 5
• Nov-Dec issue November 1 October 1 October 5